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Euzeby JP. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 9. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:5-6. Notes:
According to Urdiain et al. , the type strain JCM 13532 was not delivered. However, according to Dr.
M. Sakamoto , Rhodobium gokarnense JCM 13532 is now available. — Sakamoto M. Personal communication, 2009-01-30.
In the paper by Srinivas et al. 2007, the type strain ATCC BAA-1275 is erroneously cited as ATCC BAA-1215, see ATCC Web site.Publication:
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