Genus Adlercreutzia

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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").

 

Adlercreutzia Maruo et al. 2008, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Adlercreutzia equolifaciens Maruo et al. 2008.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Adlercreutzia, named after H. Adlercreutz (Emeritus Professor, University of Helsinki, Finland), for his contributions to research on the effects of phyto-oestrogens on human health.
Reference: MARUO (T.), SAKAMOTO (M.), ITO (C.), TODA (T.) and BENNO (Y.): Adlercreutzia equolifaciens gen. nov., sp. nov., an equol-producing bacterium isolated from human faeces, and emended description of the genus Eggerthella. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1221-1227.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Adlercreutzia equolifaciens Maruo et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain FJC-B9 = CCUG 54925 = DSM 19450 = JCM 14793.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB306661.
Etymology: N.L. n. equol -olis, equol; L. part. adj. faciens, making; N.L. part. adj. equolifaciens, equol-producing.
Reference: MARUO (T.), SAKAMOTO (M.), ITO (C.), TODA (T.) and BENNO (Y.): Adlercreutzia equolifaciens gen. nov., sp. nov., an equol-producing bacterium isolated from human faeces, and emended description of the genus Eggerthella. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1221-1227.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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