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Genus Brockia

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").

 

Brockia Perevalova et al. 2013, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Brockia lithotrophica Perevalova et al. 2013.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Brockia, named in honour of the American microbiologist Thomas Dale Brock for his invaluable impact to our knowledge of thermophilic prokaryotes inhabiting volcanic environments.
Valid publication: PEREVALOVA (A.A.), KUBLANOV (I.V.), BASLEROV (R.V.), ZHANG (G.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Brockia lithotrophica gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic thermophilic bacterium from a terrestrial hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 479-483.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Brockia lithotrophica Perevalova et al. 2013, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Kam1851 = DSM 22653 = VKM B-2685.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ540553.
Etymology: Gr. n. lithos, stone; N.L. fem. adj. trophica (from Gr. fem. adj. trophikê), nursing, tending or feeding; N.L. fem. adj. lithotrophica, inorganic-substrate-consuming.
Valid publication: PEREVALOVA (A.A.), KUBLANOV (I.V.), BASLEROV (R.V.), ZHANG (G.) and BONCH-OSMOLOVSKAYA (E.A.): Brockia lithotrophica gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic thermophilic bacterium from a terrestrial hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 479-483.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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