TABLE 1

Actinobacterial strains used in this worka

StrainIsolation source (reference)Genome sequence obtained (reference)Faster growth in lightCell morphology
Rhodoluna lacicola MWH-Ta8Lake Taihu, China (29)Yes (33)YesRed crescent-shaped cells
Aurantimicrobium sp. strain MWH-Uga1Freshwater pond, Uganda (29)Yes (this work)YesOrange crescent-shaped cells
Aurantimicrobium sp. strain MWH-Mo1Lake Mondsee, Austria (22)Yes (this work)YesYellow crescent-shaped cells
Rhodoluna lacicola TaWSpontaneous mutant of R. lacicola MWH-Ta8YesYesWhite crescent-shaped cells; frameshift mutation in crtB
Microbacterium sp. strain 10M-3C3Lake Matano, IndonesiaYes (84)NoYellow coryneform cells
  • a The phylogenetic positions of all of these strains are indicated by asterisks in Fig. 4.