Genus Acidothermus

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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").

 

Acidothermus Mohagheghi et al. 1986, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Acidothermaceae Rainey et al. 1997).
Type species: ¤ Acidothermus cellulolyticus Mohagheghi et al. 1986.
Etymology: L. adj. acidus, sour, acid; Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Acidothermus, acid and hot (loving).
Reference: MOHAGHEGHI (A.), GROHMANN (K.), HIMMEL (M.), LEIGHTON (L.) and UPDEGRAFF (D.M.): Isolation and characterization of Acidothermus cellulolyticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of thermophilic, acidophilic, cellulolytic bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 435-443.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Acidothermus cellulolyticus Mohagheghi et al. 1986, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 11B = ATCC 43068.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP000481 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. n. cellulosum, cellulose; N.L. masc. adj. lyticus (from Gr. masc. adj. lutikos), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. masc. adj. cellulolyticus, cellulose-dissolving.
Reference: MOHAGHEGHI (A.), GROHMANN (K.), HIMMEL (M.), LEIGHTON (L.) and UPDEGRAFF (D.M.): Isolation and characterization of Acidothermus cellulolyticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of thermophilic, acidophilic, cellulolytic bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 435-443.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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