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Genus Christensenella

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").

 

Christensenella Morotomi et al. 2012, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Christensenellaceae Morotomi et al. 2012).
Type species: ¤ Christensenella minuta Morotomi et al. 2012.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Christensenella, named after Professor Henrik Christensen, in honour of his many contributions to systematic bacteriology.
Valid publication: MOROTOMI (M.), NAGAI (F.) and WATANABE (Y.): Description of Christensenella minuta gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human faeces, which forms a distinct branch in the order Clostridiales, and proposal of Christensenellaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 144-149.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Christensenella minuta Morotomi et al. 2012, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIT 12065 = DSM 22607 = JCM 16072.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB490809.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. minuta, little, small, minute, referring to the cell and colony size.
Valid publication: MOROTOMI (M.), NAGAI (F.) and WATANABE (Y.): Description of Christensenella minuta gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human faeces, which forms a distinct branch in the order Clostridiales, and proposal of Christensenellaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 144-149.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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