Figure A1. Unrooted neighbor-joining tree based on partial RNA polymerase B (rpoB) gene sequences showing the phylogenetic relationship among all validly described species and subspecies of the genus Staphylococcus and further staphylococcal culture collection strains (n = 82). The scale bar indicates the evolutionary distance between sequences determined by measuring the lengths of the horizontal lines connecting 2 organisms. ATCC, American Type Culture Collection, Manassas, VA; DSM, Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen, Braunschweig, Germany; T, type strain; FRI, Food Research Institute, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA; CCM, Česká Sbírka Mikroorganismů, Brno, Czech Republic.
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