Genus Antarctobacter

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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").

 

Antarctobacter Labrenz et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Antarctobacter heliothermus Labrenz et al. 1998.
Etymology: Gr. adj. antarktikos, antarctic; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod or staff; N.L. masc. n. Antarctobacter, a rod-shaped bacterium from Antarctica.
Reference: LABRENZ (M.), COLLINS (M.D.), LAWSON (P.A.), TINDALL (B.J.), BRAKER (G.) and HIRSCH (P.): Antarctobacter heliothermus gen. nov., sp. nov., a budding bacterium from hypersaline and heliothermal Ekho Lake. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1363-1372.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Antarctobacter heliothermus Labrenz et al. 1998, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain EL-219 = CIP 106394 = DSM 11445.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11552.
Etymology: Gr. n. hêlios, sun; Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. adj. heliothermus, heated by the sun, referring to the heliothermal water layers of Ekho Lake, the source.
Reference: LABRENZ (M.), COLLINS (M.D.), LAWSON (P.A.), TINDALL (B.J.), BRAKER (G.) and HIRSCH (P.): Antarctobacter heliothermus gen. nov., sp. nov., a budding bacterium from hypersaline and heliothermal Ekho Lake. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1363-1372.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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