Etymology:N.L. gen. masc. n.waksmanii, in honour of the 1952 Nobel Laureate in Physiology and Medicine, Selman A. Waksman, who isolated and characterized a number of microbial antibiotics and who made an important contribution to development of marine bacteriology
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Wang Y, Chen H, Liu Z, Ming H, Zhou C, Zhu X, Zhang P, Jing C, Feng H. Shewanella gelidii sp. nov., isolated from the red algae Gelidium amansii, and emended description of Shewanella waksmanii. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2899-2905.
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The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.Publication:
Mukherjee S, Seshadri R, Varghese NJ, Eloe-Fadrosh EA, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Goker M, Coates RC, Hadjithomas M, Pavlopoulos GA, Paez-Espino D, et al. 1,003 reference genomes of bacterial and archaeal isolates expand coverage of the tree of life. Nat Biotechnol 2017; 35:676-683.