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Assigning bacterial strains to species via the Internet – Electronic taxonomy

www.eMLSA.net provides a portal for the electronic taxonomy of bacteria, providing a common format and software for assigning strains to species via the Internet.

Electronic taxonomy contrasts with the current approach for distinguishing species within a genus, and for defining new species, which is based on polyphasic taxonomy, an approach that incorporates all available phenotypic and genotypic data into a consensus classification (Vandamme et al., 1996).

For further information and instructions please see the Instruction pages.

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