Janthinobacterium

Janthinobacterium is a genus of Gram-negative soil bacteria. The name is from Latin janthinus, which means "violet" or "violet-blue". It produces a purple-violet pigment, manifests diverse energy metabolism abilities, and tolerates cold, ultraviolet radiation, and other environmental stressors.[2]

Janthinobacterium
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Janthinobacterium

De Ley et al. 1978 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Lincoln et al. 1999
Type species
Janthinobacterium lividum
Species

J. agaricidamnosum[1]
J. aquaticum[1]
J. lividum[1]
J. psychrotolerans[1]
J. rivuli[1]
J. svalbardensis[1]
J. violaceinigrum[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Genus: Janthinobacterium". lpsn.dsmz.de.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Retrieved 2012-06-12.

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