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Description of Deleya

Halotolerant and moderately halophilic Gram-negative rods, non-fermentative, chemo-organotrophs that require 75 mM to 200 mM NaCl for growth. Some Deleya strains grow optimallyonly in media containing at least 7.5% salts (1.3 M NaCl).Deleya has been isolated from marine environments, solar-salterns, saline soils, and salted food. With a handful of species.


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