Mesorhizobium tianshanense

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Mesorhizobium tianshanense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alpha Proteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Phyllobacteriaceae
Genus: Mesorhizobium
Species: M. tianshanense
Binomial name
Mesorhizobium tianshanense
Chen et al. 1995, amend. Jarvis et al. 1997[1]

Mesorhizobium tianshanense, formerly known as Rhizobium tianshanense,[2] is a Gram negative species of bacteria found in the root nodules of many plant species. Its type strain is A-1BS (= CCBAU3306).


  1. ^ Jarvis, B. D. W., et al. "Transfer of Rhizobium loti, Rhizobium huakuii, Rhizobium ciceri, Rhizobium mediterraneum, and Rhizobium tianshanense to Mesorhizobium gen. nov." International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 47.3 (1997): 895-898.
  2. ^ Chen, W.; Wang, E.; Wang, S.; Li, Y.; Chen, X.; Li, Y. (1995). "Characteristics of Rhizobium tianshanense sp. nov., a Moderately and Slowly Growing Root Nodule Bacterium Isolated from an Arid Saline Environment in Xinjiang, People's Republic of China". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 45 (1): 153–159. doi:10.1099/00207713-45-1-153. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 7857795. 

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