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Genus Anaerofilum

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

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").

 

Anaerofilum Zellner et al. 1996, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Anaerofilum pentosovorans Zellner et al. 1996.
Etymology: Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. n. aer aeros, air; L. neut. n. filum, thread, referring to the very thin rod-shaped cells; N.L. neut. n. Anaerofilum, anaerobic thin rods.
Valid publication: ZELLNER (G.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), NAGEL (D.), MESSNER (P.), WEISS (N.) and WINTER (J.): Anaerofilum pentosovorans gen. nov., sp. nov., and Anaerofilum agile sp. nov., two new, strictly anaerobic, mesophilic, acidogenic, bacteria from anaerobic bioreactors. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 871-875.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Anaerofilum agile Zellner et al. 1996, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) F = DSM 4272.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X98011.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. mobile, easily movable, rapidly moving.
Valid publication: ZELLNER (G.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), NAGEL (D.), MESSNER (P.), WEISS (N.) and WINTER (J.): Anaerofilum pentosovorans gen. nov., sp. nov., and Anaerofilum agile sp. nov., two new, strictly anaerobic, mesophilic, acidogenic, bacteria from anaerobic bioreactors. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 871-875.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Anaerofilum pentosovorans Zellner et al. 1996, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Fae = DSM 7168.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X97852.
Etymology: N.L. n. pentosum, sugar with five carbon atoms; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring, eating; L. part. adj. pentosovorans, pentose-devouring, fermenting pentose.
Valid publication: ZELLNER (G.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), NAGEL (D.), MESSNER (P.), WEISS (N.) and WINTER (J.): Anaerofilum pentosovorans gen. nov., sp. nov., and Anaerofilum agile sp. nov., two new, strictly anaerobic, mesophilic, acidogenic, bacteria from anaerobic bioreactors. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 871-875.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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