Genus Alkaliflexus

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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").

 

Alkaliflexus Zhilina et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Alkaliflexus imshenetskii Zhilina et al. 2005.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali (from Arabic al-qalyi, the ashes of saltwort), soda ash; L. part. adj. flexus, bent; N.L. masc. n. Alkaliflexus, referring to life in basic surroundings and to bending/flexible cells.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 104. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1395-1397. [ZHILINA (T.N.), APPEL (R.), PROBIAN (C.), LLOBET BROSSA (E.), HARDER (J.), WIDDEL (F.) and ZAVARZIN (G.A.): Alkaliflexus imshenetskii gen. nov. sp. nov., a new alkaliphilic gliding carbohydrate-fermenting bacterium with propionate formation from a soda lake. Arch. Microbiol., 2004, 182, 244-253.]
Validation List no. 104 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Alkaliflexus imshenetskii Zhilina et al. 2005, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Z-7010 = DSM 15055 = VKM B-2311.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ784993.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. imshenetskii, of Imshenetskii, named after Aleksandr A. Imshenetskii (1905-1992), a microbiologist who devoted much of his research to the microbial degradation of cellulose, and gliding bacteria.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 104. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1395-1397. [ZHILINA (T.N.), APPEL (R.), PROBIAN (C.), LLOBET BROSSA (E.), HARDER (J.), WIDDEL (F.) and ZAVARZIN (G.A.): Alkaliflexus imshenetskii gen. nov. sp. nov., a new alkaliphilic gliding carbohydrate-fermenting bacterium with propionate formation from a soda lake. Arch. Microbiol., 2004, 182, 244-253.]
Validation List no. 104 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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