Genus Agitococcus

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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").

 

Agitococcus Franzmann and Skerman 1981, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Agitococcus lubricus Franzmann and Skerman 1981.
Etymology: L. verb. agito, to shake; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, a berry), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Agitococcus, shaking coccus.
Reference: FRANZMANN (P.D.) and SKERMAN (V.B.D.): Agitococcus lubricus gen. nov., sp. nov., a lipolytic, twitching coccus from freshwater. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 177-183.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Agitococcus lubricus Franzmann and Skerman 1981, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain DSM 5822 = UQM 1981.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HE582776.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. lubricus, slippery.
Reference: FRANZMANN (P.D.) and SKERMAN (V.B.D.): Agitococcus lubricus gen. nov., sp. nov., a lipolytic, twitching coccus from freshwater. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 177-183.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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