Genus Alicycliphilus

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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").

 

Alicycliphilus Mechichi et al. 2003, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Alicycliphilus denitrificans Mechichi et al. 2003.
Etymology: Gr. adj. aliphos, fat; L. n. cyclus, circle or ring; N.L. pref. alicycli-, referring to circular fat-like organic compounds; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. Alicycliphilus, alicyclic compound-liking, referring to the substrates used for the isolation of this organism.
Reference: MECHICHI (T.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and FUCHS (G.): Alicycliphilus denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a cyclohexanol-degrading, nitrate-reducing β-proteobacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 147-152.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The gender of the genus name Alicycliphilus is not given in the paper by Mechichi et al. 2003. According to Rule 65(2), Alicycliphilus must be in the masculine gender.

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Alicycliphilus denitrificans Mechichi et al. 2003, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain K601 = CIP 107495 = DSM 14773.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ418042, CP002657 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. part. adj. denitrificans, denitrifying.
Reference: MECHICHI (T.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and FUCHS (G.): Alicycliphilus denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a cyclohexanol-degrading, nitrate-reducing β-proteobacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 147-152.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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