According to Rules 27(3) and 30, this name is not validly published because the effective publication only documents deposit of the type strain in a single recognized culture collection. However, according to the Judicial Opinion 81, Sphingomonas taejonensis Lee et al. 2001 is to be considered to be validly published.Publication:
Euzeby JP, Tindall BJ. Status of strains that contravene Rules 27(3) and 30 of the Bacteriological Code. Request for an opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:293-301.
In IJSEM, the author name Shin, Y. K. is erroneously cited as Kook Shin, Y. (see: Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, VI). — Kudo T. Personal communication, 2003-01-30.