Levilinea saccharolytica

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

Levilinea saccharolytica is a mesophilic, non-spore-forming, non-motile, Gram-negative, filamentous bacteria with type strain KIBI-1T (=JCM 12578T =DSM 16555T), 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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