Front Microbiol 2021 15;12:639396. Epub 2021 Mar 15.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States.
Four strains belonging to the family of were isolated from different locations on the International Space Station (ISS) across two consecutive flights. Of these, three were identified as Gram-negative, rod-shaped, catalase-positive, oxidase-positive, motile bacteria, designated as IF7SW-B2, IIF1SW-B5, and IIF4SW-B5, whereas the fourth was identified as . The sequence similarity of these three ISS strains, designated as IF7SW-B2, IIF1SW-B5, and IIF4SW-B5, was <99. Read More