Leptolinea tardivitalis

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Leptolinea tardivitalis
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Chloroflexi
Class: Anaerolineae
Order: Anaerolineales
Family: Anaerolineaceae
Genus: Leptolinea
Species: L. tardivitalis
Binomial name
Leptolinea tardivitalis
Yamada et al. 2006

Leptolinea tardivitalis is a mesophilic, non-spore-forming, non-motile, Gram-negative, filamentous bacteria with type strain YMTK-2T (=JCM 12579T =DSM 16556T), the type species of its genus.[1]


  1. ^ Yamada, T. (2006). "Anaerolinea thermolimosa sp. nov., Levilinea saccharolytica gen. nov., sp. nov. and Leptolinea tardivitalis gen. nov., sp. nov., novel filamentous anaerobes, and description of the new classes Anaerolineae classis nov. and Caldilineae classis nov. in the bacterial phylum Chloroflexi". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 56 (6): 1331–1340. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64169-0. ISSN 1466-5026. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Beatty, Tom J. Genome Evolution of Photosynthetic Bacteria. Vol. 66. Academic Press, 2013.
  • Tewari, Vinod, Vinod C. Tewari, and Joseph Seckbach, eds.STROMATOLITES: Interaction of Microbes with Sediments: Interaction of Microbes with Sediments. Vol. 18. Springer, 2011.
  • Dilek, Yıldırım. Links Between Geological Processes, Microbial Activities & Evolution of Life: Microbes and Geology. Eds. Yildirim Dilek, H. Furnes, and Karlis Muehlenbachs. Vol. 4. Springer, 2008.

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