Vibrio coralliilyticus

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Vibrio coralliilyticus
Scientific classification
V. coralliilyticus
Binomial name
Vibrio coralliilyticus
Pollock et al., 2010

Vibrio coralliilyticus is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium.[1] It is a temperature-dependent pathogen (causing tissue lysis) of the coral Pocillopora damicornis,[2] hence its name.[3] Its type strain is YB1T (=ATCC BAA-450T =LMG 20984T).


  1. ^ Pollock, F. Joseph; Wilson, Bryan; Johnson, Wesley R.; Morris, Pamela J.; Willis, Bette L.; Bourne, David G. (2010). "Phylogeny of the coral pathogen Vibrio coralliilyticus". Environmental Microbiology Reports. 2 (1): 172–178. doi:10.1111/j.1758-2229.2009.00131.x. ISSN 1758-2229. PMID 23766013.
  2. ^ Kimes, Nikole E; Grim, Christopher J; Johnson, Wesley R; Hasan, Nur A; Tall, Ben D; Kothary, Mahendra H; Kiss, Hajnalka; Munk, A Christine; Tapia, Roxanne; Green, Lance; Detter, Chris; Bruce, David C; Brettin, Thomas S; Colwell, Rita R; Morris, Pamela J (2011). "Temperature regulation of virulence factors in the pathogen Vibrio coralliilyticus". The ISME Journal. 6 (4): 835–846. doi:10.1038/ismej.2011.154. ISSN 1751-7362. PMC 3309362. PMID 22158392.
  3. ^ Ben-Haim, Y. (2003). "Vibrio coralliilyticus sp. nov., a temperature-dependent pathogen of the coral Pocillopora damicornis". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 53 (1): 309–315. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.02402-0. ISSN 1466-5026. PMID 12656189.

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