Genus Algicola

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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").

 

Algicola Ivanova et al. 2004, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Algicola bacteriolytica (Sawabe et al. 1998) Ivanova et al. 2004.
Etymology: L. fem. n. alga, a seaweed; L. suff. -cola (from L. masc. or fem. n. incola), an inhabitant, dweller; N.L. fem. n. Algicola, inhabitant of algae.
Reference: IVANOVA (E.P.), FLAVIER (S.) and CHRISTEN (R.): Phylogenetic relationships among marine Alteromonas-like proteobacteria: emended description of the family Alteromonadaceae and proposal of Pseudoalteromonadaceae fam. nov., Colwelliaceae fam. nov., Shewanellaceae fam. nov., Moritellaceae fam. nov., Ferrimonadaceae fam. nov., Idiomarinaceae fam. nov. and Psychromonadaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1773-1788.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Algicola bacteriolytica (Sawabe et al. 1998) Ivanova et al. 2004, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 700679 = CIP 105725 = IAM 14595 = JCM 21270.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D89929.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudoalteromonas bacteriolytica Sawabe et al. 1998.
Etymology: L. n. bacterium, rod or staff and in biology a bacterium (so called because the first ones observed were rod-shaped); N.L. fem. adj. lytica (from Gr. fem. adj. lutikê), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. fem. adj. bacteriolytica, bacteria-dissolving.
Reference: IVANOVA (E.P.), FLAVIER (S.) and CHRISTEN (R.): Phylogenetic relationships among marine Alteromonas-like proteobacteria: emended description of the family Alteromonadaceae and proposal of Pseudoalteromonadaceae fam. nov., Colwelliaceae fam. nov., Shewanellaceae fam. nov., Moritellaceae fam. nov., Ferrimonadaceae fam. nov., Idiomarinaceae fam. nov. and Psychromonadaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1773-1788.
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Algicola sagamiensis (Kobayashi et al. 2003) Nam et al. 2007, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain B-10-31 = DSM 14643 = JCM 11461.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB063324.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudoalteromonas sagamiensis Kobayashi et al. 2003.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. sagamiensis, referring to Sagami Bay, the place of isolation.
Reference: NAM (Y.D.), CHANG (H.W.), PARK (J.R.), KWON (H.Y.), QUAN (Z.X.), PARK (Y.H.), LEE (J.S.), YOON (J.H.) and BAE (J.W.): Pseudoalteromonas marina sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from tidal flats of the Yellow Sea, and reclassification of Pseudoalteromonas sagamiensis as Algicola sagamiensis comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 12-18.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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