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Genus Anaerovorax

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: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Anaerovorax Matthies et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Anaerovorax odorimutans Matthies et al. 2000.
Etymology: Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. n. aer aeros, air; L. adj. vorax, voracious; N.L. masc. n. Anaerovorax, an anaerobic voracious bacterium.
Valid publication: MATTHIES (C.), EVERS (S.), LUDWIG (W.) and SCHINK (B.): Anaerovorax odorimutans gen. nov., sp. nov., a putrescine-fermenting, strictly anaerobic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1591-1594.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Anaerovorax odorimutans Matthies et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NorPut1 = ATCC BAA-160 = DSM 5092.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ251215.
Etymology: L. masc. n. odor, smell, odor; L. v. mutare, to change; L. part. adj. mutans, changing; L. part. adj. odorimutans, odor-changing, referring to the degradation of the odorous compound putrescine to form another odorous one, butyric acid.
Valid publication: MATTHIES (C.), EVERS (S.), LUDWIG (W.) and SCHINK (B.): Anaerovorax odorimutans gen. nov., sp. nov., a putrescine-fermenting, strictly anaerobic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1591-1594.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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