Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 11973

Type strain: Yes

Species: Planococcus chinensis

Strain Designation: DX3-12

Strain history: Y. Zhou DX312.

NCBI tax ID(s): 272917 (species)

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@ref: 6868

BacDive-ID: 11973

DSM-Number: 17276

keywords: 16S sequence, genome sequence, Bacteria, mesophilic

description: Planococcus chinensis DX3-12 is a mesophilic bacterium that was isolated from coastal sediment.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 272917
  • Matching level: species

strain history

doi: 10.13145/bacdive11973.20220920.7

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/bacillota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Bacillota
  • class: Bacilli
  • order: Caryophanales
  • family: Caryophanaceae
  • genus: Planococcus
  • species: Planococcus chinensis
  • full scientific name: Planococcus chinensis (Dai et al. 2005) Gupta and Patel 2020
  • synonyms

    • @ref: 20215
    • synonym: Planomicrobium chinense

@ref: 6868

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Bacilli

order: Bacillales

family: Caryophanaceae

genus: Planococcus

species: Planococcus chinensis

full scientific name: Planococcus chinensis (Dai et al. 2005) Gupta and Patel 2020

strain designation: DX3-12

type strain: yes

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 6868
  • name: BACTO MARINE BROTH (DIFCO 2216) (DSMZ Medium 514)
  • growth: yes
  • link:
  • composition: Name: BACTO MARINE BROTH (DIFCO 2216) (DSMZ Medium 514) Composition: NaCl 19.45 g/l MgCl2 5.9 g/l Bacto peptone 5.0 g/l Na2SO4 3.24 g/l CaCl2 1.8 g/l Yeast extract 1.0 g/l KCl 0.55 g/l NaHCO3 0.16 g/l Fe(III) citrate 0.1 g/l KBr 0.08 g/l SrCl2 0.034 g/l H3BO3 0.022 g/l Na2HPO4 0.008 g/l Na-silicate 0.004 g/l NaF 0.0024 g/l (NH4)NO3 0.0016 g/l Distilled water

culture temp


Physiology and metabolism


  • @ref: 67770
  • observation: quinones: MK-8

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample typegeographic locationcountryorigin.countrycontinent
6868coastal sedimentEastern China SeaChinaCHNAsia
67770Coastal sediment of the East China Sea

isolation source categories


Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 6868
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 6868
  • description: Planomicrobium chinense partial 16S rRNA gene, type strain DX3-12T
  • accession: AJ697862
  • length: 1510
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 272917

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Planomicrobium chinense strain DSM 17276272917.3wgspatric272917
66792Planomicrobium chinense DSM 172762901061160draftimg272917

GC content

6777034.8thermal denaturation, midpoint method (Tm)

External links

@ref: 6868

culture collection no.: DSM 17276, AS 1.3454, JCM 12466, CGMCC 1.3454

straininfo link



Phylogeny15774646Planomicrobium chinense sp. nov., isolated from coastal sediment, and transfer of Planococcus psychrophilus and Planococcus alkanoclasticus to Planomicrobium as Planomicrobium psychrophilum comb. nov. and Planomicrobium alkanoclasticum comb. nov.Dai X, Wang YN, Wang BJ, Liu SJ, Zhou YGInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijs.0.63340-02005Base Sequence, China, DNA, Bacterial/analysis, DNA, Ribosomal/analysis, Genes, rRNA, Geologic Sediments/*microbiology, Gram-Positive Bacteria/*classification/genetics/isolation & purification/physiology, Molecular Sequence Data, Phenotype, Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Seawater/*microbiology, Sequence Analysis, DNAGenetics
Phylogeny24854007Planomicrobium soli sp. nov., isolated from soil.Luo X, Zhang J, Li D, Xin Y, Xin D, Fan LInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijs.0.055426-02014Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Composition, China, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Fatty Acids/chemistry, Molecular Sequence Data, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, *Phylogeny, Pigmentation, Planococcaceae/*classification/genetics/isolation & purification, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Sequence Analysis, DNA, *Soil Microbiology, Vitamin K 2/analogs & derivatives/chemistryGenetics


6868Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 17276)
20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.10.1099/ijsem.0.004332List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ
20218Verslyppe, B., De Smet, W., De Baets, B., De Vos, P., Dawyndt P.10.1016/j.syapm.2013.11.002StrainInfo introduces electronic passports for microorganisms.Syst Appl Microbiol. 37: 42-50 201424321274
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmann annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)
67770Curators of the JCM