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Genus Acetoanaerobium

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Acetoanaerobium Sleat et al. 1985, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Acetoanaerobium noterae Sleat et al. 1985.
Etymology: L. n. acetum, vinegar; Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. n. aer aeros, air; Gr. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Acetoanaerobium, vinegar anaerobe.
Valid publication: SLEAT (R.), MAH (R.A.) and ROBINSON (R.): Acetoanaerobium noterae gen. nov., sp. nov.: an anaerobic bacterium that forms acetate from H2 and CO2. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 10-15.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acetoanaerobium noterae Sleat et al. 1985, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NOT-3 = ATCC 35199.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU562448.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. noterae, of Notera; named for its source, the Notera oil exploration site in Israel.
Valid publication: SLEAT (R.), MAH (R.A.) and ROBINSON (R.): Acetoanaerobium noterae gen. nov., sp. nov.: an anaerobic bacterium that forms acetate from H2 and CO2. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 10-15.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The 16S rRNA gene sequence of the type strain shows an unexpected affiliation with the family ¤ Peptostreptococcaceae (88.7% similarity against ¤ Filifactor villosus).
Reference: YARZA (P.), SPRÖER (C.), SWIDERSKI (J.), MROTZEK (N.), SPRING (S.), TINDALL (B.J.), GRONOW (S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.), LANG (E.), VERBARG (S.), CROUCH (A.), LILBURN (T.), BECK (B.), UNOSSON (C.), CARDEW (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.), GOMILA (M.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), JANSSENS (D.), DE VOS (P.), PEIREN (J.), SUTTELS (T.), CLERMONT (D.), BIZET (C.), SAKAMOTO (M.), IIDA (T.), KUDO (T.), KOSAKO (Y.), OSHIDA (Y.), OHKUMA (M.), ARAHAL (D.R.), SPIECK (E.), POMMERENING ROESER (A.), FIGGE (M.), PARK (D.), BUCHANAN (P.), CIFUENTES (A.), MUNOZ (R.), EUZEBY (J.P.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LUDWIG (W.), AMANN (R.), GLÖCKNER (F.O.) and RÓSSELLO-MÓRA (R.): Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2013, 36, 69-73.
Publication online

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