Mycobacterium kumamotonense

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Mycobacterium kumamotonense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Family: Mycobacteriaceae
Genus: Mycobacterium
Species:M. kumamotonense
Binomial name
Mycobacterium kumamotonense
Masaki et al. 2007, JCM 13453

Mycobacterium kumamotonense
Etymology: kumamotonense, pertaining to Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan, where the type strain was isolated.

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Kumamoto Prefecture Prefecture of Japan

Kumamoto Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyushu. The capital is the city of Kumamoto.

Japan Constitutional monarchy in East Asia

Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south.




Type strain

Strain CST 7247 = CCUG 51961 = JCM 13453

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