Burkholderia

Gary Lum glum at ozemail.com.au
Sat Dec 6 03:25:12 EST 1997


Cynthia wrote:

> Why has Pseudomonas cepacia, mallei and gladioli been reclassified out of
> the Pseudomonas group??What is this based on?

They (including _B. pseudomallei_) were in the same RNA group within
genus _Pseudomonas_.  It was decided to break up this system and this
group was renamed with the genus _Burkholderia_.

Regards

Gary

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