Abyssicoccus albus
(c) Costin Stoica
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Phylum Firmicutes, Class Bacilli, Order Bacillales, Family Staphylococcaceae, Genus Staphylococcus, Abyssicoccus albus Jiang et
al. 2016,
type species of the genus.
Gram-positive cocci, non-motile, nonspore-forming.
Colonies are white. Grows in 0-10% (w/v) NaCl (optimum, 2-3%), pH 6.0-10.0
(optimum, pH 8.0) and
at temperature 5-40 ºC (optimum at 28 ºC). Aerobic.
Isolated from a marine sediment sample collected from the Indian Ocean.
Undetermined.
  1. Jiang, Z., Yuan, C.-G., Xiao, M., Tian, X.-P., Khan, I.-U., Kim, C.-J., Zhi, X.-Y. and Li, W.-J. 2016. Abyssicoccus albus gen. nov., sp.
    nov., a novel member of the family Staphylococcaceae isolated from marine sediment of the indian ocean. Int. J. Syst. Evol.
    Microbiol., 66 (abstract).
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