Genus Azorhizobium

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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").

 

Azorhizobium Dreyfus et al. 1988, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Azorhizobium caulinodans Dreyfus et al. 1988.
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; N.L. neut. n. Rhizobium, a bacterial generic name; N.L. neut. n. Azorhizobium, a nitrogen (using) Rhizobium.
Reference: DREYFUS (B.), GARCIA (J.L.) and GILLIS (M.): Characterization of Azorhizobium caulinodans gen. nov., sp. nov., a stem-nodulating nitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from Sesbania rostrata. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 89-98.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Azorhizobium Dreyfus et al. 1988 emend. Lang et al. 2013.
Type species: ¤ Azorhizobium caulinodans Dreyfus et al. 1988.
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; N.L. neut. n. Rhizobium, a bacterial generic name; N.L. neut. n. Azorhizobium, a nitrogen (using) Rhizobium.
Reference: LANG (E.), SCHUMANN (P.), ADLER (S.), SPRÖER (C.) and SAHIN (N.): Azorhizobium oxalatiphilum sp. nov., and emended description of the genus Azorhizobium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1505-1511.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Azorhizobium caulinodans Dreyfus et al. 1988, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ORS 571 = ATCC 43989 = CCUG 26647 = DSM 5975 = IFO (now NBRC) 14845 = JCM 20966 = LMG 6465.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AP009384 (complete genome)
Etymology: L. n. caulis; the stalk or stem of a plant; L. part. adj. nodans, furnishing with knots, nodulating; N.L. part. adj. caulinodans, stem-nodulating.
Reference: DREYFUS (B.), GARCIA (J.L.) and GILLIS (M.): Characterization of Azorhizobium caulinodans gen. nov., sp. nov., a stem-nodulating nitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from Sesbania rostrata. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 89-98.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Azorhizobium doebereinerae Moreira et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain UFLA1-100 = BR 5401 = LMG 9993 = SEMIA 6401.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF391130.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. doebereinerae, of Döbereiner, named in honour of Johanna Döbereiner, an oustanding Brazilian microbiologist (1924-2000).
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 110. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1459-1460. [MOREIRA (F.M.S.), CRUZ (L.), FARIA (S.M.), MARSH (T.), MARTÍNEZ-ROMERO (E.), PEDROSA (F.O.), PITARD (R.M.) and YOUNG (J.P.W.): Azorhizobium doebereinerae sp. Nov. Microsymbiont of Sesbania virgata (Caz.) Pers. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2006, 29, 197-206.]
Validation List no. 110 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Azorhizobium oxalatiphilum Lang et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain NS12 = CCM 7897 = DSM 18749.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR799325.
Etymology: N.L. n. oxalas -atis, oxalate; N.L. neut. adj. philum (from Gr. neut. adj. philon), friend, loving; N.L. neut. adj. oxalatiphilum, oxalate-loving.
Reference: LANG (E.), SCHUMANN (P.), ADLER (S.), SPRÖER (C.) and SAHIN (N.): Azorhizobium oxalatiphilum sp. nov., and emended description of the genus Azorhizobium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1505-1511.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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