Genus Chrysiogenes

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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").

 

Chrysiogenes Macy et al. 1996, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Chrysiogenales Garrity and Holt 2002; type genus of the family ¤ Chrysiogenaceae Garrity and Holt 2002).
Type species: ¤ Chrysiogenes arsenatis Macy et al. 1996.
Etymology: Gr. n. chruseion, a gold mine; N.L. suff. -genes (from Gr. v. gennaô, to beget, engender, bear), sprung from, born from; N.L. masc. n. Chrysiogenes, sprung from a gold mine.
Reference: MACY (J.M.), NUNAN (K.), HAGEN (K.D.), DIXON (D.R.), HARBOUR (P.J.), CAHILL (M.) and SLY (L.I.): Chrysiogenes arsenatis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new arsenate-respiring bacterium isolated from gold mine wastewater. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1153-1157.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chrysiogenes arsenatis Macy et al. 1996, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain BAL-1 = ATCC 700172 = DSM 11915.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X81319.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. arsenatis, of arsenate, referring to the ability of the organism to reduce arsenate to arsenite.
Reference: MACY (J.M.), NUNAN (K.), HAGEN (K.D.), DIXON (D.R.), HARBOUR (P.J.), CAHILL (M.) and SLY (L.I.): Chrysiogenes arsenatis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new arsenate-respiring bacterium isolated from gold mine wastewater. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1153-1157.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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