Genus Agrococcus

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Number of species cited in this file: 9
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Agrococcus Groth et al. 1996, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Agrococcus jenensis Groth et al. 1996.
Etymology: Gr. n. agros, field or soil; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Agrococcus a coccus from soil.
Reference: GROTH (I.), SCHUMANN (P.), WEISS (N.), MARTIN (K.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Agrococcus jenensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of actinomycetes with diaminobutyric acid in the cell wall. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 234-239.
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Agrococcus baldri Zlamala et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain V-108 = CCM 4953 = DSM 14215 = JCM 12132 = NBRC 103055.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB279548.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. baldri, of Baldr, ancient German god of light, referring to the photochromogenic behavior.
Reference: ZLAMALA (C.), SCHUMANN (P.), KÄMPFER (P.), ROSSELLÓ-MORA (R.), LUBITZ (W.) and BUSSE (H.J.): Agrococcus baldri sp. nov., isolated from the air in the 'Virgilkapelle' in Vienna. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1211-1216.
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Agrococcus carbonis Dhanjal et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain G4 = DSM 22965 = MTCC 10213.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ504748.
Etymology: L. gen. n. carbonis, of coal, of charcoal.
Reference: DHANJAL (S.), KAUR (I.), KORPOLE (S.), SCHUMANN (P.), CAMEOTRA (S.S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.) and MAYILRAJ (S.): Agrococcus carbonis sp. nov., isolated from soil of a coal mine. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1253-1258.
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Agrococcus casei Bora et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain R-17892t2 = DSM 18061 = JCM 14916 = LMG 22410.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ168427.
Etymology: L. gen. n. casei, of cheese, named because the organism was isolated from smear-ripened cheeses.
Reference: BORA (N.), VANCANNEYT (M.), GELSOMINO (R.), SWINGS (J.), BRENNAN (N.), COGAN (T.M.), LARPIN (S.), DESMASURES (N.), LECHNER (F.E.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), WARD (A.C.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Agrococcus casei sp. nov., isolated from the surfaces of smear-ripened cheeses. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 92-97.
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Agrococcus citreus Wieser et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain D-1/1a = ATCC 700859 = CIP 106287 = DSM 12453 = JCM 12398.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB279547.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. citreus, of or pertaining to the citron-tree; intended to mean lemon-yellow, describing the lemon-yellow pigmentation.
Reference: WIESER (M.), SCHUMANN (P.), MARTIN (K.), ALTENBURGER (P.), BURGHARDT (J.), LUBITZ (W.) and BUSSE (H.J.): Agrococcus citreus sp. nov., isolated from a medieval wall painting of the chapel of Castle Herberstein (Austria). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol, 1999, 49, 1165-1170.
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Agrococcus jejuensis Lee 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain SSW1-48 = JCM 14256 = KCTC 19198.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM396260.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. jejuensis, of or belonging to Jeju, Republic of Korea, where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: LEE (S.D.): Agrococcus jejuensis sp. nov., isolated from dried seaweed. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2297-2300.
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Agrococcus jenensis Groth et al. 1996, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 2002-39/1 = ATCC 700087 = CCUG 35514 = CIP 106528 = DSM 9580 = IFO (now NBRC) 16126 = JCM 9950 = NBRC 100415.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X92492.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. jenensis, of or belonging to the Thuringian town Jena, where the organism was isolated.
Reference: GROTH (I.), SCHUMANN (P.), WEISS (N.), MARTIN (K.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Agrococcus jenensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of actinomycetes with diaminobutyric acid in the cell wall. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 234-239.
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Agrococcus lahaulensis Mayilraj et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain K22-21 = DSM 17612 = JCM 14301 = MTCC 7154.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ156908.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. lahaulensis, of or pertaining to Lahaul Valley, located in the Indian Himalayas, where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: MAYILRAJ (S.), SURESH (K.), SCHUMANN (P.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and SAINI (H.S.): Agrococcus lahaulensis sp. nov., isolated from a cold desert of the Indian Himalayas. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1807-1810.
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Agrococcus terreus Zhang et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain DNG5 = CGMCC 1.6960 = JCM 17488 = NBRC 104260.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ423764.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. terreus, of earth.
Reference: ZHANG (J.Y.), LIU (X.Y.) and LIU (S.J.): Agrococcus terreus sp. nov. and Micrococcus terreus sp. nov., isolated from forest soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1897-1903.
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Agrococcus versicolor Behrendt et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain K 114/01 = DSM 19812 = JCM 16026 = LMG 24386.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM940157.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. versicolor, colour changing.
Reference: BEHRENDT (U.), SCHUMANN (P.) and ULRICH (A.): Agrococcus versicolor sp. nov., an actinobacterium associated with the phyllosphere of potato plants. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2833-2838.
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