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Genus Chitinilyticum

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: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Chitinilyticum Chang et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Chitinilyticum aquatile Chang et al. 2007.
Etymology: N.L. n. chitinum, chitin; N.L. adj. lyticus -a -um (from Gr. adj. lutikos -ê -on), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. neut. n. Chitinilyticum, chitin-dissolver.
Valid publication: CHANG (S.C.), CHEN (W.M.), WANG (J.T.) and WU (M.C.): Chitinilyticum aquatile gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitinolytic bacterium isolated from a freshwater pond used for Pacific white shrimp culture. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2854-2860.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Chitinilyticum Chang et al. 2007 emend. Chang et al. 2009.

Type species: ¤ Chitinilyticum aquatile Chang et al. 2007.
Etymology: N.L. n. chitinum, chitin; N.L. adj. lyticus -a -um (from Gr. adj. lutikos -ê -on), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. neut. n. Chitinilyticum, chitin-dissolver.
Valid publication: CHANG (S.C.), WU (M.C.), CHEN (W.M.), TSAI (Y.H.) and LEE (T.M.): Chitinilyticum litopenaei sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater shrimp pond, and emended description of the genus Chitinilyticum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2651-2655.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chitinilyticum aquatile Chang et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) c14 = BCRC 17533 = LMG 23346.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ314581.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. aquatile, living in water.
Valid publication: CHANG (S.C.), CHEN (W.M.), WANG (J.T.) and WU (M.C.): Chitinilyticum aquatile gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitinolytic bacterium isolated from a freshwater pond used for Pacific white shrimp culture. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2854-2860.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chitinilyticum litopenaei Chang et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) c1 = BCRC 17609 = DSM 21440.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU682455.
Etymology: N.L. n. Litopenaeus, the scientific name of a genus of shrimp; N.L. gen. n. litopenaei, of Litopenaeus, referring to the isolation of the type strain from a culture pond for Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei.
Valid publication: CHANG (S.C.), WU (M.C.), CHEN (W.M.), TSAI (Y.H.) and LEE (T.M.): Chitinilyticum litopenaei sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater shrimp pond, and emended description of the genus Chitinilyticum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2651-2655.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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