Masaki et al. 2007, JCM 13453
Etymology: kumamotonense, pertaining to Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan, where the type strain was isolated.
Etymology is the study of the history of words. By extension, the term "the etymology " means the origin of the particular word and for place names, there is a specific term, toponymy.
Kumamoto Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyushu. The capital is the city of Kumamoto.
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.
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Strain CST 7247 = CCUG 51961 = JCM 13453
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