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Table 1. Classification and general features of B. faecium Schefferle 6–10T based on MIGS recommendations [8]

From: Complete genome sequence of Brachybacterium faecium type strain (Schefferle 6–10T)

MIGS ID Property Term Evidence code
  Current classification Domain Bacteria  
  Phylum Actinobacteria  
  Class Actinobacteria TAS [2]
  Order Actinomycetales TAS [2]
  Family Dermabacteraceae TAS [2]
  Genus Brachybacterium TAS [1]
  Species Brachybacterium faecium TAS [1]
  Type strain Schefferle 6–10  
  Gram stain positive TAS [1]
  Cell shape varies; rod-coccus growth cycle TAS [1]
  Motility nonmotile TAS [1]
  Sporulation non-sporulating TAS [1]
  Temperature range mesophilic TAS [1]
  Optimum temperature 25ȁ30°C TAS [1]
  Salinity 5g NaCl/L TAS [1]
MIGS-22 Oxygen requirement aerobic; very weak growth under anaerobic conditions TAS [1]
  Carbon source glucose, maltose, mannose, cellobiose TAS [1]
  Energy source starch NAS
MIGS-6 Habitat deep litter (soil) TAS [3]
MIGS-15 Biotic relationship free-living NAS
MIGS-14 Pathogenicity none NAS
  Biosafety level 1 TAS [10]
  Isolation poultry deep litter TAS [3]
MIGS-4 Geographic location   TAS [3]
MIGS-5 Sample collection time about 1966 TAS [3]
MIGS-4.1 Latitude - Longitude not reported  
MIGS-4.3 Depth not reported  
MIGS-4.4 Altitude not reported  
  1. Evidence codes - IDA: Inferred from Direct Assay (first time in publication); TAS: Traceable Author Statement (i.e., a direct report exists in the literature); NAS: Non-traceable Author Statement (i.e., not directly observed for the living, isolated sample, but based on a generally accepted property for the species, or anecdotal evidence). These evidence codes are from the Gene Ontology project [11]. If the evidence code is IDA, then the property should have been directly observed, for the purpose of this specific publication, for a live isolate by one of the authors, or an expert or reputable institution mentioned in the acknowledgements.