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Genus Aliinostoc

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Number of species, including synonyms, cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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

 

Aliinostoc Bagchi et al. 2017, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Aliinostoc morphoplasticum Bagchi et al. 2017.
Etymology: L. adj. and pronoun alius, other, another, different; N.L. neut. n. Nostoc, a cyanobacterial genus name; N.L. neut. n. Aliinostoc, the other Nostoc.
Valid publication: BAGCHI, S. N., DUBEY, N. and SINGH, P. 2017. Phylogenetically distant clade of Nostoc-like taxa with the description of Aliinostoc gen. nov. and Aliinostoc morphoplasticum sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 3329-3338.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Aliinostoc morphoplasticum Bagchi et al. 2017, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Holotype: Culture of Aliinostoc morphoplasticum was deposited to Microbial Culture Collection (MCC), National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), Pune, India as Nostoc sp. The culture was again authenticated at MCC using 16S rRNA sequencing. After authentication, cryopreserved culture is being maintained in MCC with the Accession Number MCC 3177..
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: KY403996.
Etymology: Gr. n. morphê, form, shape; Gr. adj. plastikos -ê -on, fit for moulding, plastic; N.L. neut. adj. morphoplasticum, having a shape that can vary or can adapt, because the strain shows a variety of heterocyte shapes.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: BAGCHI, S. N., DUBEY, N. and SINGH, P. 2017. Phylogenetically distant clade of Nostoc-like taxa with the description of Aliinostoc gen. nov. and Aliinostoc morphoplasticum sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 3329-3338.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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