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Genus Brooklawnia

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Brooklawnia Rainey et al. 2006 (authorship reads Rainey, da Costa and Moe), gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Brooklawnia cerclae Rainey et al. 2006.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Brooklawnia, named after Brooklawn, the contaminated site from which members of the genus were first isolated.
Valid publication: BAE (H.S.), MOE (W.M.), YAN (J.), TIAGO (I.), DA COSTA (M.S.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Brooklawnia cerclae gen. nov., sp. nov., a propionate-forming bacterium isolated from chlorosolvent-contaminated groundwater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1977-1983.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Brooklawnia cerclae Rainey et al. 2006 (authorship reads Rainey, da Costa and Moe), sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BL-34 = JCM 14918 = LMG 23248 = NRRL B-41418.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ196625.
Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. cerclae, of CERCLA, an arbitrary name formed from CERCLA, the acronym for the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, which has mandated the clean-up of many hazardous waste sites in the USA.
Valid publication: BAE (H.S.), MOE (W.M.), YAN (J.), TIAGO (I.), DA COSTA (M.S.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Brooklawnia cerclae gen. nov., sp. nov., a propionate-forming bacterium isolated from chlorosolvent-contaminated groundwater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1977-1983.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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