Genus Carnimonas

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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").

 

Carnimonas Garriga et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Carnimonas nigrificans Garriga et al. 1998.
Etymology: L. n. caro carnis, flesh, meat; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Carnimonas, a monad of meat.
Reference: GARRIGA (M.), EHRMANN (M.A.), ARNAU (J.), HUGAS (M.) and VOGEL (R.F.): Carnimonas nigrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a bacterial causative agent for black spot formation on cured meat products. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 677-686.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Carnimonas nigrificans Garriga et al. 1998, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CTCBS1 = ATCC BAA-78 = CECT 4437 = CIP 105703.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y13299.
Etymology: L. part. adj. nigrificans, making black.
Reference: GARRIGA (M.), EHRMANN (M.A.), ARNAU (J.), HUGAS (M.) and VOGEL (R.F.): Carnimonas nigrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a bacterial causative agent for black spot formation on cured meat products. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 677-686.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The strain CECT 4437 is a patented strain.
Reference: CECT Website.

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