Authors: Tani, A., Sahin, N., Kimbara, K.
Journal Name: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
PubMed Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21908681
Author’s short abstract: Methylobacterium species are members of methylotrophic Gram-negative bacteria. They efficiently colonize plants: this is considered to be due to a methanol emission from the plants. Some member species of this genus are also capable of promoting plant growth. We collected a number of bacterial species from various plants, and found one unique strain isolated from Oxalis corniculata. We report that this strain is a new member of Methylobacterium species and named it M. oxalidis.
Group Link: Group of Plant-Microbe Interactions
In collaboration with: Mugla University (Turkey)