Genus Acidisphaera

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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").

 

Acidisphaera Hiraishi et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Acidisphaera rubrifaciens Hiraishi et al. 2000.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Acs. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum (from L. adj. acidus, sour), an acid; L. fem. n. sphaera, a ball, globe, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Acidisphaera, acid (-requiring) coccoid microorganism.
Reference: HIRAISHI (A.), MATSUZAWA (Y.), KANBE (T.) and WAKAO (N.): Acidisphaera rubrifaciens gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic bacteriochlorophyll-containing bacterium isolated from acidic environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1539-1546.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acidisphaera rubrifaciens Hiraishi et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain HS-AP3 = JCM 10600.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D86512.
Etymology: L. adj. ruber -bra -brum, red; L. v. facio, to make; N.L. part. adj. rubrifaciens, red-producing.
Reference: HIRAISHI (A.), MATSUZAWA (Y.), KANBE (T.) and WAKAO (N.): Acidisphaera rubrifaciens gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic bacteriochlorophyll-containing bacterium isolated from acidic environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1539-1546.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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