Genus Azonexus

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Number of species cited in this file: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Azonexus Reinhold-Hurek and Hurek 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Azonexus fungiphilus Reinhold-Hurek and Hurek 2000.
Etymology: N.L. n. azotum [from Fr. n. azote (from Gr. prep. a, not; Gr. n. zôê, life; N.Gr. n. azôê, not sustaining life)], nitrogen; N.L. pref. azo-, pertaining to nitrogen; L. masc. n. nexus, coil (only poet. and in post-Aug. prose); N.L. masc. n. Azonexus, nitrogen-fixing coil.
Reference: REINHOLD-HUREK (B.) and HUREK (T.): Reassessment of the taxonomic structure of the diazotrophic genus Azoarcus sensu lato and description of three new genera and new species, Azovibrio restrictus gen. nov., sp. nov., Azospira oryzae gen. nov., sp. nov. and Azonexus fungiphilus gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 649-659.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Azonexus caeni Quan et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Slu-05 = CCBAU 10199 = DSM 17719 = KCTC 12530.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB166882.
Etymology: L. gen. n. caeni, of sludge.
Reference: QUAN (Z.X.), IM (W.T.) and LEE (S.T.): Azonexus caeni sp. nov., a denitrifying bacterium isolated from sludge of a wastewater treatment plant. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1043-1046.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Azonexus fungiphilus Reinhold-Hurek and Hurek 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain BS5-8 = CCUG 46758 = LMG 19178.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF011350.
Etymology: L. masc. n. fungus, a mushroom, fungus; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. fungiphilus, mushrooms or fungi loving, referring to its source of isolation.
Reference: REINHOLD-HUREK (B.) and HUREK (T.): Reassessment of the taxonomic structure of the diazotrophic genus Azoarcus sensu lato and description of three new genera and new species, Azovibrio restrictus gen. nov., sp. nov., Azospira oryzae gen. nov., sp. nov. and Azonexus fungiphilus gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 649-659.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Azonexus fungiphilus Reinhold-Hurek and Hurek 2000 was previously known as Azoarcus sp. group E.

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Azonexus hydrophilus Chou et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain d8-1 = BCRC 17657 = LMG 24005.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF158390.
Etymology: Gr. n. hudôr, water; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. hydrophilus, water-loving, referring to its source of isolation.
Reference: CHOU (J.H.), JIANG (S.R.), CHO (J.C.), SONG (J.), LIN (M.C.) and CHEN (W.M.): Azonexus hydrophilus sp. nov., a nifH gene-harbouring bacterium isolated from freshwater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 946-951.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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