TABLE 1

Information compiled from the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM) publications

CategoryComponents
Ancillary dataYr of publication, article digital object identifier (doi), taxonomic nomenclature, culture collection code
Morphology/phenotypeGram stain status, cell length, cell width, cell shape, cell aggregation, motility, spore and pigment formation
MetabolismGeneral metabolism, sole carbon substrate use, BIOLOG information available
Environmental preferencesHabitat of isolation; oxygen requirement; range and optimum for pH, temp, and salt
Sequence dataGC content, 16S rRNA accession no., genome accession no.