Genus Acetomicrobium

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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").

 

Acetomicrobium Soutschek et al. 1985, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Acetomicrobium flavidum Soutschek et al. 1985.
Etymology: L. n. acetum, vinegar; N.L. neut. n. microbium (from Gr. adj. mikros, small and Gr. n. bios, life), a microbe; N.L. neut. n. Aacetomicrobium, a microorganism producing acetic acid.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 17. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 223-225 [SOUTSCHEK (E.), WINTER (J.), SCHINDLER (F.) and KANDLER (O.): Acetomicrobium flavidum, gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, anaerobic bacterium from sewage sludge, forming acetate, CO2 and H2 from glucose. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 5, 377-390.]
Validation List no. 17 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Acetomicrobium faecale corrig. Winter et al. 1988, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain DSM 20678.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR749980 (type strain DSM 20678, clone 1), FR749981 (type strain DSM 20678, clone 2), FR749982 (type strain DSM 20678, clone 3), FR749983 (type strain DSM 20678, clone 4).
Etymology: L. n. faex faecis, dregs, faeces; L. neut. suff. -ale, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. faecale, pertaining to faeces, fecal.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 24. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 136-137. [WINTER (J.), BRAUN (E.) and ZABEL (H.P.): Acetomicrobium faecalis spec. nov., a strictly anaerobic bacterium from sewage sludge, producing ethanol from pentoses. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1987, 9, 71-76.]
Validation List no. 24 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Notes:
1 The original spelling of the specific epithet, faecalis (sic), has been corrected by Euzéby 1998.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.): Taxonomic note: necessary correction of specific and subspecific epithets according to Rules 12c and 13b of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria (1990 Revision). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1073-1075.
Original article in IJSEM Online
2 The 16S rRNA gene sequence of the type strain shows an unexpected affiliation with a deep branch in ¤ Clostridia (99.46% similarity against ¤ Caldicoprobacter oshimai).
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.
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Acetomicrobium flavidum Soutschek et al. 1985, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 43122 = DSM 20664 = LMG 6941.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR733692.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. flavidum, yellowish.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 17. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 223-225 [SOUTSCHEK (E.), WINTER (J.), SCHINDLER (F.) and KANDLER (O.): Acetomicrobium flavidum, gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, anaerobic bacterium from sewage sludge, forming acetate, CO2 and H2 from glucose. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 5, 377-390.]
Validation List no. 17 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The 16S rRNA gene sequence of the type strain shows an unexpected affiliation with a deep branch in domain Bacteria (99.7% against ¤ Anaerobaculum mobile; 71% similarity against ¤ Bacteroides fragilis).
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.
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