Genus Aeropyrum

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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").

 

Aeropyrum Sako et al. 1996, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Aeropyrum pernix Sako et al. 1996.
Etymology: Gr. n. aer aeros, air; Gr. neut. n. pur, fire; N.L. neut. n. Aeropyrum, air fire, referring to the hyperthermophilic respirative character of the organism.
Reference: SAKO (Y.), NOMURA (N.), UCHIDA (A.), ISHIDA (Y.), MORII (H.), KOGA (Y.), HOAKI (T.) and MARUYAMA (T.): Aeropyrum pernix gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel aerobic hyperthermophilic archaeon growing at temperatures up to 100°C. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1070-1077.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Rule 65(2), the genus name Aeropyrum must be in the neuter gender, not in the masculine gender as cited in the paper by Sako et al. 1996.

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Aeropyrum camini Nakagawa et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain SY1 = ATCC BAA-758 = JCM 12091.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB109559.
Etymology: L. gen. n. camini, of a chimney, relating to its isolation from a hydrothermal vent chimney.
Reference: NAKAGAWA (S.), TAKAI (K.), HORIKOSHI (K.) and SAKO (Y.): Aeropyrum camini sp. nov., a strictly aerobic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 329-335.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Aeropyrum pernix Sako et al. 1996, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain K1 = ATCC 700893 = DSM 11879 = JCM 9820 = NBRC 100138.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D83259.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. pernix, nimble, active, agile, indicating high motility in microscopic inspection.
Reference: SAKO (Y.), NOMURA (N.), UCHIDA (A.), ISHIDA (Y.), MORII (H.), KOGA (Y.), HOAKI (T.) and MARUYAMA (T.): Aeropyrum pernix gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel aerobic hyperthermophilic archaeon growing at temperatures up to 100°C. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1070-1077.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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