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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 24748

Type strain: Yes

Species: Amorphus suaedae

Strain Designation: YC6899

Strain history: <- Y. R. Chung, Gyeongsang Natl. Univ. (GNU), Jinju, Korea; YC6899 <- F. Bibi

NCBI tax ID(s): 1327753 (species)

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@ref: 21178

BacDive-ID: 24748

DSM-Number: 23349

keywords: Gram-negative, mesophilic, aerobe, Bacteria, 16S sequence, rod-shaped

description: Amorphus suaedae YC6899 is an aerobe, mesophilic, Gram-negative bacterium that was isolated from root of the halophyte Suaedae maritima collected from a tidal flat area.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 1327753
  • Matching level: species

strain history: <- Y. R. Chung, Gyeongsang Natl. Univ. (GNU), Jinju, Korea; YC6899 <- F. Bibi

doi: 10.13145/bacdive24748.20220920.7

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/pseudomonadota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Pseudomonadota
  • class: Alphaproteobacteria
  • order: Hyphomicrobiales
  • family: Amorphaceae
  • genus: Amorphus
  • species: Amorphus suaedae
  • full scientific name: Amorphus suaedae Hwang et al. 2013

@ref: 21178

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Proteobacteria

class: Alphaproteobacteria

order: Rhizobiales

family: Amorphaceae

genus: Amorphus

species: Amorphus suaedae

full scientific name: Amorphus suaedae Hwang et al. 2013

strain designation: YC6899

type strain: yes


cell morphology

  • @ref: 30986
  • gram stain: negative
  • cell length: 1.85 µm
  • cell width: 0.85 µm
  • cell shape: rod-shaped
  • motility: no


  • @ref: 30986
  • production: yes

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 21178
  • 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


culture pH


Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

  • @ref: 30986
  • oxygen tolerance: aerobe

spore formation

  • @ref: 30986
  • spore formation: no


@refsaltgrowthtested relationconcentration
30986NaClpositivegrowth0-10 %
30986NaClpositiveoptimum3 %


  • @ref: 30986
  • observation: aggregates in clumps

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
3098616449alanine+carbon source
3098622653asparagine+carbon source
3098635391aspartate+carbon source
3098617057cellobiose+carbon source
3098616947citrate+carbon source
3098623652dextrin+carbon source
3098633984fucose+carbon source
3098628260galactose+carbon source
3098617234glucose+carbon source
3098632323glucuronamide+carbon source
3098629987glutamate+carbon source
3098628087glycogen+carbon source
3098651850methyl pyruvate+carbon source
3098617822serine+carbon source
3098630911sorbitol+carbon source
3098630031succinate+carbon source


30986acid phosphatase+
30986alkaline phosphatase+

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 21178
  • sample type: root of the halophyte Suaedae maritima collected from a tidal flat area
  • host species: Suaeda maritima
  • geographic location: Namhae Island
  • country: Republic of Korea
  • KOR
  • continent: Asia

isolation source categories

#Environmental#Terrestrial#Tidal flat
#Host#Plants#Shrub (Scrub)
#Host Body-Site#Plant#Root (Rhizome)

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 21178
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 21178
  • description: Amorphus suaedae strain YC6899 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence
  • accession: KC006961
  • length: 1452
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 1327753

GC content


External links

@ref: 21178

culture collection no.: DSM 23349, KACC 14912, NBRC 107845

straininfo link



  • topic: Phylogeny
  • Pubmed-ID: 23687061
  • title: Amorphus suaedae sp. nov., isolated from the root of a tidal flat plant, Suaeda maritima.
  • authors: Hwang JM, Chung EJ, Park JA, Jeong JH, Jeon CO, Chung YR
  • journal: Int J Syst Evol Microbiol
  • DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.048959-0
  • year: 2013
  • mesh: Alphaproteobacteria/*classification/genetics/isolation & purification, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Composition, Chenopodiaceae/*microbiology, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Fatty Acids/analysis, Molecular Sequence Data, *Phylogeny, Plant Roots/*microbiology, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Republic of Korea, Salt-Tolerant Plants/microbiology, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Ubiquinone/analysis
  • topic2: Genetics


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