Genus Azovibrio

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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").

 

Azovibrio Reinhold-Hurek and Hurek 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Azovibrio restrictus 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. v. vibro, to set in tremulous motion, move to and fro, vibrate; N.L. masc. n. vibrio, that which vibrates; N.L. masc. n. Azovibrio, nitrogen-fixing organism which vibrates.
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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Azovibrio restrictus Reinhold-Hurek and Hurek 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain S5b2 = LMG 9099.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF011346.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. restrictus, limited, restricted, referring to the restricted spectrum of carbon sources used for growth.
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: Azovibrio restrictus Reinhold-Hurek and Hurek 2000 was previously known as Azoarcus sp. group C.

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