Aharon Oren

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Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations, and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 64, part 5, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:2509-11. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:2184-7. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:2191-2. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 64, part 4, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:2188-90. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Then and now: a systematic review of the systematics of prokaryotes in the last 80 years
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904, Jerusalem, Israel
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 106:43-56. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 64, part 3, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:1827-9. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Perchlorate and halophilic prokaryotes: implications for possible halophilic life on Mars
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904, Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 18:75-80. 2014
  8. pmc Proposal to change the name Rhodoligotrophos Fukuda et al. 2012, 1947 to Rhodoligotrophus. Request for an Opinion
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63:3545. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Salinibacter: an extremely halophilic bacterium with archaeal properties
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 342:1-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Glycine betaine is the main organic osmotic solute in a stratified microbial community in a hypersaline evaporitic gypsum crust
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 17:445-51. 2013

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Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations, and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 64, part 5, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:2509-11. 2014
    ..185]. The names given herein are listed according to the Rules of priority (i.e. page number and order of valid publication of names in the original articles). ..
  2. ncbi request reprint List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:2184-7. 2014
    ..Indeed, some of these names may, in time, be shown to be synonyms, or the organisms may be transferred to another genus, thus necessitating the creation of a new combination. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:2191-2. 2014
    ..must be considered as a service to bacteriology and it has no 'official character', other than providing a centralized point for registering/indexing such changes in a way that makes them easily accessible to the scientific community: ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 64, part 4, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:2188-90. 2014
    ..185]. The names given herein are listed according to the Rules of priority (i.e. page number and order of valid publication of names in the original articles). ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Then and now: a systematic review of the systematics of prokaryotes in the last 80 years
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904, Jerusalem, Israel
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 106:43-56. 2014
    ..We discuss the impact of genomics and metagenomics and other new trends toward revitalization of prokaryote systematics, and provide some ideas and speculations on possible future developments in the field. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 64, part 3, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:1827-9. 2014
    ..185]. The names given herein are listed according to the Rules of priority (i.e. page number and order of valid publication of names in the original articles). ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Perchlorate and halophilic prokaryotes: implications for possible halophilic life on Mars
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904, Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 18:75-80. 2014
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  8. pmc Proposal to change the name Rhodoligotrophos Fukuda et al. 2012, 1947 to Rhodoligotrophus. Request for an Opinion
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63:3545. 2013
    ..A Request for an Opinion is submitted to the Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes regarding this proposed name change. ..
  9. doi request reprint Salinibacter: an extremely halophilic bacterium with archaeal properties
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 342:1-9. 2013
    ..Other unusual features of Salinibacter and Salisaeta include the presence of novel sulfonolipids (halocapnine derivatives). Salinibacter has become an excellent model for metagenomic, biogeographic, ecological, and evolutionary studies...
  10. doi request reprint Glycine betaine is the main organic osmotic solute in a stratified microbial community in a hypersaline evaporitic gypsum crust
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 17:445-51. 2013
    ..Presence of glycine betaine produced by the photoautotrophic members of the community, therefore, may relieve the heterotrophs from the need to synthesize other compounds at a high-energy cost...
  11. doi request reprint Cyanobacterial systematics and nomenclature as featured in the International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy / International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology / International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 61:10-5. 2011
    ..The fact that on average these papers have been highly cited shows that IJSEM and its predecessors have been an excellent framework for publications on cyanobacteria and should remain so in the future...
  12. ncbi request reprint Biogeography of thermophilic cyanobacteria: insights from the Zerka Ma'in hot springs (Jordan)
    Danny Ionescu
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 72:103-13. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Emended descriptions of genera of the family Halobacteriaceae
    Aharon Oren
    Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:637-42. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Dihydroxyacetone metabolism in Salinibacter ruber and in Haloquadratum walsbyi
    Rahel Elevi Bardavid
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel
    Extremophiles 12:125-31. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Salisaeta longa gen. nov., sp. nov., a red, halophilic member of the Bacteroidetes
    Natalie Vaisman
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:2571-4. 2009
    ..nov., sp. nov. The type strain of Salisaeta longa is strain S4-4(T) (=DSM 21114(T) =CECT 7354(T))...
  16. doi request reprint Sensitivity of Haloquadratum and Salinibacter to antibiotics and other inhibitors: implications for the assessment of the contribution of Archaea and Bacteria to heterotrophic activities in hypersaline environments
    Rahel Elevi Bardavid
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 63:309-15. 2008
    ..Inhibition by chloramphenicol and taurocholate increased with increasing salt concentration. Erythromycin and taurocholate proved most valuable to differentiate between archaeal and bacterial activities in saltern brines...
  17. ncbi request reprint Interrelationships between Dunaliella and halophilic prokaryotes in saltern crystallizer ponds
    Rahel Elevi Bardavid
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel
    Extremophiles 12:5-14. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Intracellular ion and organic solute concentrations of the extremely halophilic bacterium Salinibacter ruber
    Aharon Oren
    Division of Microbial and Molecular Ecology, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 6:491-8. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Haloplanus natans gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic, gas-vacuolate archaeon isolated from Dead Sea-Red Sea water mixtures in experimental outdoor ponds
    Rahel Elevi Bardavid
    The Institute of Life Sciences and the Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:780-3. 2007
    ..The name Haloplanus natans gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed for this novel organism. The type strain of Haloplanus natans is RE-101(T) (=DSM 17983(T)=JCM 14081(T))...
  20. ncbi request reprint Proposal to modify Rule 6, Rule 10a, and Rule 12c of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:1452-3. 2014
    ..We also propose modification of Rule 6 by adopting some of the current paragraphs of Recommendation 6 to become part of the Rule. ..
  21. pmc Prokaryote diversity and taxonomy: current status and future challenges
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:623-38. 2004
    ..A better coverage of the prokaryote diversity on Earth depends on such innovative approaches, combined with appropriate funding...
  22. doi request reprint Archaea in the Gulf of Aqaba
    Danny Ionescu
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 69:425-38. 2009
    ..Incorporation studies of radiolabeled leucine and bicarbonate in the presence of different inhibitors suggest that the archaeal community participates in autotrophic CO(2) uptake and contributes little to the heterotrophic activity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Amino acid composition of bulk protein and salt relationships of selected enzymes of Salinibacter ruber, an extremely halophilic bacterium
    Aharon Oren
    Division of Microbial and Molecular Ecology, Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 6:217-23. 2002
    ..The results presented show that Salinibacter enzymes are adapted to function in the presence of high salt concentrations...
  24. doi request reprint Taxonomy of the family Halobacteriaceae: a paradigm for changing concepts in prokaryote systematics
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62:263-71. 2012
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  25. ncbi request reprint Acid-shifted isoelectric point profiles of the proteins in a hypersaline microbial mat: an adaptation to life at high salt concentrations?
    Rahel Elevi Bardavid
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 16:787-92. 2012
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  26. ncbi request reprint Proposal to change General Consideration 5 and Principle 2 of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:309-10. 2014
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  27. ncbi request reprint How to be moderately halophilic with broad salt tolerance: clues from the genome of Chromohalobacter salexigens
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 9:275-9. 2005
    ..The evolution of highly salt-tolerant prokaryotes may have depended on an increase in acidity of the proteins located external to the cytoplasmic membrane, enabling effective transport of nutrients into the cell...
  28. doi request reprint Thermodynamic limits to microbial life at high salt concentrations
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, and Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Environ Microbiol 13:1908-23. 2011
    ..8, and occurrence of methane oxidation in the anaerobic layers of Big Soda Lake and Mono Lake...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mycosporines and mycosporine-like amino acids: UV protectants or multipurpose secondary metabolites?
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 269:1-10. 2007
    ..Here, the evidence for these additional roles of MAAs as 'multipurpose' secondary metabolites is reviewed, with special emphasis on their functions in the microbial world...
  30. doi request reprint The amino acid composition of proteins from anaerobic halophilic bacteria of the order Halanaerobiales
    Rahel Elevi Bardavid
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel
    Extremophiles 16:567-72. 2012
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  31. ncbi request reprint Sugar metabolism in the extremely halophilic bacterium Salinibacter ruber
    Aharon Oren
    Division of Microbial and Molecular Ecology, The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 223:83-7. 2003
    ..However, activity of 2-keto-3-deoxy-6-phosphogluconate aldolase could not be detected in extracts of Salinibacter cells, whether or not grown in the presence of glucose...
  32. ncbi request reprint Glycerol metabolism in the extremely halophilic bacterium Salinibacter ruber
    Jonathan Sher
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 232:211-5. 2004
    ..6 to 2.8 M KCl. No significant activity of NAD-dependent glycerol dehydrogenase was found. It is suggested that Salinibacter may use glycerol as one of its principal substrates in its habitat, the saltern crystallizer ponds...
  33. ncbi request reprint A proposal for further integration of the cyanobacteria under the Bacteriological Code
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences and the Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1895-902. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Gas vesicles isolated from Halobacterium cells by lysis in hypotonic solution are structurally weakened
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences and the Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 252:337-41. 2005
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  35. ncbi request reprint Mycosporine-2-glycine is the major mycosporine-like amino acid in a unicellular cyanobacterium (Euhalothece sp.) isolated from a gypsum crust in a hypersaline saltern pond
    Laura Kedar
    Division of Microbial and Molecular Ecology, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 208:233-7. 2002
    ..This is the first report of mycosporine-2-glycine in cyanobacteria...
  36. ncbi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations, and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 64, part 2, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:1459-60. 2014
    ..185]. The names given herein are listed according to the Rules of priority (i.e. page number and order of valid publication of names in the original articles). ..
  37. ncbi request reprint List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:1455-8. 2014
    ..Indeed, some of these names may, in time, be shown to be synonyms, or the organisms may be transferred to another genus, thus necessitating the creation of a new combination. ..
  38. doi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 64, part 1, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:1075-6. 2014
    ..185]. The names given herein are listed according to the Rules of priority (i.e. page number and order of valid publication of names in the original articles). ..
  39. doi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 63, part 12, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:697-9. 2014
    ..185]. The names given herein are listed according to the Rules of priority (i.e. page number and order of valid publication of names in the original articles). ..
  40. doi request reprint List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:693-6. 2014
    ..Indeed, some of these names may, in time, be shown to be synonyms, or the organisms may be transferred to another genus, thus necessitating the creation of a new combination. ..
  41. doi request reprint Fungal life in the dead sea
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel
    Prog Mol Subcell Biol 53:115-32. 2012
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  42. doi request reprint Heterocyst-specific transcription of NsiR1, a non-coding RNA encoded in a tandem array of direct repeats in cyanobacteria
    Danny Ionescu
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, and Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    J Mol Biol 398:177-88. 2010
    ..NsiR1 is the first known bacterial non-coding RNA that is specifically upregulated in response to nitrogen step-down...
  43. ncbi request reprint Halomicrobium mukohataei gen. nov., comb. nov., and emended description of Halomicrobium mukohataei
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:1831-5. 2002
    ..A full description of the isolate, proposed as a member of a new genus, Halomicrobium, as Halomicrobium mukohataei comb. nov., is presented. The type strain is strain arg-2T (= JCM 9738T = DSM 12286T = ATCC 700874T = NCIMB 13541T)...