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Genus Chitinivorax

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").

 

Chitinivorax Chen et al. 2012, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Chitinivorax tropicus Chen et al. 2012.
Etymology: N.L. n. chitinum, chitin; L. adj. vorax, devouring, ravenous, voracious; N.L. masc. n. Chitinivorax, chitin-devouring.
Valid publication: CHEN (W.M.), YANG (S.H.), HUANG (W.C.), CHENG (C.Y.) and SHEU (S.Y.): Chitinivorax tropicus gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitinolytic bacterium isolated from a freshwater lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1086-1091.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chitinivorax tropicus Chen et al. 2012, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KL-9 = BCRC 80168 = LMG 25530.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU362099.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. tropicus, tropical, relating to the isolation of the type strain from a subtropical lake.
Valid publication: CHEN (W.M.), YANG (S.H.), HUANG (W.C.), CHENG (C.Y.) and SHEU (S.Y.): Chitinivorax tropicus gen. nov., sp. nov., a chitinolytic bacterium isolated from a freshwater lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1086-1091.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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