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Genus Dechloromonas

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: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Dechloromonas Achenbach et al. 2001, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Dechloromonas agitata Achenbach et al. 2001.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; N.L. n. chlorinum (from Gr. adj. chlorôs, green), chlorine; N.L. pref. chloro-, pertaining to chlorine; L. fem. n. monas, unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Dechloromonas, a dechlorinating monad.
Valid publication: ACHENBACH (L.A.), MICHAELIDOU (U.), BRUCE (R.A.), FRYMAN (J.) and COATES (J.D.): Dechloromonas agitata gen. nov., sp. nov. and Dechlorosoma suillum gen. nov., sp. nov., two novel environmentally dominant (per)chlorate-reducing bacteria and their phylogenetic position. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 527-533.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dechloromonas agitata Achenbach et al. 2001, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CKB = ATCC 700666= DSM 13637.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF047462.
Etymology: L. fem. part. adj. agitata, excited, agitated, highly active.
Valid publication: ACHENBACH (L.A.), MICHAELIDOU (U.), BRUCE (R.A.), FRYMAN (J.) and COATES (J.D.): Dechloromonas agitata gen. nov., sp. nov. and Dechlorosoma suillum gen. nov., sp. nov., two novel environmentally dominant (per)chlorate-reducing bacteria and their phylogenetic position. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 527-533.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dechloromonas denitrificans Horn et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ED1 = ATCC BAA-841 = DSM 15892.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ318917.
Etymology: N.L. part. adj. denitrificans, denitrifying.
Valid publication: HORN (M.A.), IHSSEN (J.), MATTHIES (C.), SCHRAMM (A.), ACKER (G.) and DRAKE (H.L.): Dechloromonas denitrificans sp. nov., Flavobacterium denitrificans sp. nov., Paenibacillus anaericanus sp. nov. and Paenibacillus terrae strain MH72, N2O-producing bacteria isolated from the gut of the earthworm Aporrectodea caliginosa. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1255-1265.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dechloromonas hortensis Wolterink et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MA-1 = ATCC BAA-776 = DSM 15637.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY277621.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. hortensis, of or belonging to a garden.
Valid publication: WOLTERINK (A.), KIM (S.), MUUSSE (M.), KIM (I.S.), ROHOLL (P.J.M.), VAN GINKEL (C.G.), STAMS (A.J.M.) and KENGEN (S.W.M.): Dechloromonas hortensis sp. nov. and strain ASK-1, two novel (per)chlorate-reducing bacteria, and taxonomic description of strain GR-1. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2063-2068.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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