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Table 1. Classification and general features of K. sedentarius strain 541T based on MIGS recommendations [16]

From: Complete genome sequence of Kytococcus sedentarius type strain (541T)

MIGS ID Property Term Evidence code
  Current classification Domain Bacteria  
  Phylum Actinobacteria  
  Class Actinobacteria TAS [17]
  Order Actinomycetales TAS [18]
  Suborder Micrococcineae TAS [17]
  Family Dermacoccaceae TAS [19]
  Genus Kytococcus TAS [1]
  Species Kytococcus sedentarius TAS [1]
  Type strain 541  
  Gram stain positive TAS [1]
  Cell shape spherical, predominantly in tetrads TAS [1]
  Motility nonmotile TAS [1]
  Sporulation non-sporulating TAS [1]
  Temperature range mesophilic TAS [1]
  Optimum temperature 28–36°C TAS [1]
  Salinity nonhalophilic, but growth in media up to 10% (w/v) NaCl TAS [1]
MIGS-22 Oxygen requirement mandatory aerobe TAS [1]
  Carbon source not reported  
  Energy source unknown, not starch NAS
MIGS-6 Habitat marine TAS [2]
MIGS-15 Biotic relationship free-living NAS
MIGS-14 Pathogenicity in rare cases TAS [10,11]
  Biosafety level 1 TAS [20]
  Isolation slide submerged in sea water TAS [2]
MIGS-4 Geographic location probably San Diego TAS [2]
MIGS-5 Sample collection time about or before 1944 TAS [2]
MIGS-4.1 Latitude Longitude not reported  
MIGS-4.2  
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 [21]. If the evidence code is IDA, then the property was directly observed, for a live isolate by one of the authors, or another expert mentioned in the acknowledgements.