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Genus Acetonema

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: 1
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).


 

Acetonema Kane and Breznak 1992, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Acetonema longum Kane and Breznak 1992.
Etymology: L. n. acetum, vinegar; Gr. n. nema, thread; N.L. neut. n. Acetonema, vinegar-forming thread.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 40. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 191-192.
Effective publication: KANE (M.D.) and BREZNAK (J.A.): Acetonema longum gen. nov. sp. nov., an H2/CO2 acetogenic bacterium from the termite, Pterotermes occidentis. Arch. Microbiol., 1991, 156, 91-98.
Validation List no. 40 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Acetonema longum Kane and Breznak 1992, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) APO-1 = ATCC 51454= DSM 6540.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ010964.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. longum, long (in shape).
Valid publication: Validation List no. 40. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 191-192.
Effective publication: KANE (M.D.) and BREZNAK (J.A.): Acetonema longum gen. nov. sp. nov., an H2/CO2 acetogenic bacterium from the termite, Pterotermes occidentis. Arch. Microbiol., 1991, 156, 91-98.
Validation List no. 40 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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