genus Corynebacterium

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the type genus of the family Corynebacteriaceae which is widely distributed in nature

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Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Corynebacterium based on 16S rRNA gene sequences.
Since Lehmann and Neumann proposed in 1896 that bacteria morphologically resembling the diphtheria bacillus be incorporated with it into the genus Corynebacterium, the classification of the coryneform bacteria has been drastically altered (8).