Gemmatimonas aurantiaca, a new bacteria identified by
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) was approved as a new "Phylum" by ICSP*.
The new phylum name "Gemmatimonadetes" was appeared in Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53, 1155-1163 (2003) in this July. By this new approval, bacteria are classified into 24 phylums.
DNA data of Gemmatimonas aurantiaca had been submitted to DDBJ, and assigned an accession number AB072735. The data are available by DDBJ getentry.
Gemmatimonas aurantiaca
Lineage (full)
cellular organisms; Bacteria;
Gemmatimonadetes; Gemmatimonadetes (class);
Gemmatimonadales; Gemmatimonadaceae; Gemmatimonas
*ICSP: International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes