Janthinobacterium

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Janthinobacterium
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Oxalobacteraceae
Genus: Janthinobacterium
De Ley et al. 1978 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Lincoln et al. 1999
Type species
Janthinobacterium lividum
Species

J. agaricidamnosum
J. lividum

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.[1]

References[edit]

http://genomea.asm.org/content/4/1/e01600-15