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Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1955.
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Neither the type strain KCTC 2386 nor the name Leuconostoc kimchii appear in the KCTC Online catalogue. According to Dr. Akihito Endo (NODAI Culture Collection Centre, Tokyo University of Agriculture), the culture collection accession number KCTC 2386 appears to refer to a number issued for patent purposes. — Endo A. Personal communication, 2007-01-19.