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Genus Butyricicoccus

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: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Butyricicoccus Eeckhaut et al. 2008, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Butyricicoccus pullicaecorum Eeckhaut et al. 2008.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum butyricum, butyric acid; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Butyricicoccus, coccoid-shaped bacterium that produces butyrate.
Valid publication: EECKHAUT (V.), VAN IMMERSEEL (F.), TEIRLYNCK (E.), PASMANS (F.), FIEVEZ (V.), SNAUWAERT (C.), HAESEBROUCK (F.), DUCATELLE (R.), LOUIS (P.) and VANDAMME (P.): Butyricicoccus pullicaecorum gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, butyrate-producing bacterium isolated from the caecal content of a broiler chicken. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2799-2802.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Butyricicoccus desmolans Takada et al. 2016, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 43058=CCUG 27818.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: L34618.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Basonym: ¤ Eubacterium desmolans Morris et al. 1986.
Etymology: Gr. n. desmos, a bond, mod. chem. term desmolase, an enzyme that splits a carbon-carbon bond; N.L. part. adj. desmolans, making desmolase.
Source: Human.
Valid publication: TAKADA, T., WATANABE, K., MAKINO, H. and KUSHIRO, A. 2016. Reclassification of Eubacterium desmolans as Butyricicoccus desmolans comb. nov., and description of Butyricicoccus faecihominis sp. nov., a butyrate-producing bacterium from human faeces. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4125-4131.
Original article in IJSEM Online
Note: This species was reclassified as Agathobaculum desmolans comb. nov. by Ahn et al. (2016). See original article in IJSEM Online.

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Butyricicoccus faecihominis Takada et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIT 12789=JCM 31056=DSM 100989.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LC082228.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: L. n. faex, faecis, the dregs, faeces; L. gen. n. hominis, of a human being; N.L. gen. n. faecihominis, of human faeces.
Source: Human.
Valid publication: TAKADA, T., WATANABE, K., MAKINO, H. and KUSHIRO, A. 2016. Reclassification of Eubacterium desmolans as Butyricicoccus desmolans comb. nov., and description of Butyricicoccus faecihominis sp. nov., a butyrate-producing bacterium from human faeces. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4125-4131.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Butyricicoccus pullicaecorum Eeckhaut et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 25-3 = CCUG 55265 = LMG 24109.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU410376.
Etymology: L. n. pullus, a chicken; N.L. n. caecum (from Latin caecum intestinum, caecum), caecum; L. gen. pl. n. caecorum, of caeca; N.L. gen. pl. n. pullicaecorum, of the caeca of chickens.
Valid publication: EECKHAUT (V.), VAN IMMERSEEL (F.), TEIRLYNCK (E.), PASMANS (F.), FIEVEZ (V.), SNAUWAERT (C.), HAESEBROUCK (F.), DUCATELLE (R.), LOUIS (P.) and VANDAMME (P.): Butyricicoccus pullicaecorum gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, butyrate-producing bacterium isolated from the caecal content of a broiler chicken. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2799-2802.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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