Genus Deinococcus

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Number of species cited in this file: 51
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Deinococcus Brooks and Murray 1981, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Deinococcales Rainey et al. 1997; type genus of the family ¤ Deinococcaceae Brooks and Murray 1981).
Type species: ¤ Deinococcus radiodurans (ex Raj et al. 1960) Brooks and Murray 1981.
Etymology: Gr. adj. deinos (derived from a noun meaning fear, through the idea of forgetting the name of a fearful, i.e. strange), strange or unusual; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Deinococcus, unusual coccus.
Reference: BROOKS (B.W.) and MURRAY (R.G.E.): Nomenclature for "Micrococcus radiodurans" and other radiation-resistant cocci: Deinococcaceae fam. nov. and Deinococcus gen. nov., including five species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 353-360.
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Deinococcus Brooks and Murray 1981 emend. Rainey et al. 1997.
Type species: ¤ Deinococcus radiodurans (ex Raj et al. 1960) Brooks and Murray 1981.
Etymology: Gr. adj. deinos (derived from a noun meaning fear, through the idea of forgetting the name of a fearful, i.e. strange) strange or unusual; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Deinococcus, unusual coccus.
Reference: RAINEY (F.A.), NOBRE (M.F.), SCHUMANN (P.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Phylogenetic diversity of the deinococci as determined by 16S ribosomal DNA sequence comparison. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 510-514.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Rainey et al. 1997, Deinococcus Brooks and Murray 1981 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Deinobacter Oyaizu et al. 1987.
Reference: RAINEY (F.A.), NOBRE (M.F.), SCHUMANN (P.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Phylogenetic diversity of the deinococci as determined by 16S ribosomal DNA sequence comparison. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 510-514.
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Deinococcus aerius Yang et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TR0125 = DSM 21212 = JCM 11750.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB087288.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. aerius, belonging to the air, referring to the isolation site of the type strain.
Reference: YANG (Y.), ITOH (T.), YOKOBORI (S.), ITAHASHI (S.), SHIMADA (H.), SATOH (K.), OHBA (H.), NARUMI (I.) and YAMAGISHI (A.): Deinococcus aerius sp. nov., isolated from the high atmosphere. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1862-1866.
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Deinococcus aerolatus Yoo et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 5516T-9 = JCM 15442 = KACC 12745.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU622978.
Etymology: Gr. n. aer, air; L. masc. part. adj. latus, carried; N.L. masc. part. adj. aerolatus, airborne.
Reference: YOO (S.H.), WEON (H.Y.), KIM (S.J.), KIM (Y.S.), KIM (B.Y.) and KWON (S.W.): Deinococcus aerolatus sp. nov. and Deinococcus aerophilus sp. nov., isolated from air samples. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1191-1195.
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Deinococcus aerophilus Yoo et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 5516T-11 = JCM 15443 = KACC 12746.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU622979.
Etymology: Gr. n. aer, air; N.L. masc. adj. philus (from Gr. masc. adj. philos), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. aerophilus, air-loving.
Reference: YOO (S.H.), WEON (H.Y.), KIM (S.J.), KIM (Y.S.), KIM (B.Y.) and KWON (S.W.): Deinococcus aerolatus sp. nov. and Deinococcus aerophilus sp. nov., isolated from air samples. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1191-1195.
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Deinococcus aetherius Yang et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ST0316 = DSM 21230 = JCM 11751.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB087287.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. aetherius, belonging to the upper air, referring to the isolation site of the type strain.
Reference: YANG (Y.), ITOH (T.), YOKOBORI (S.I.), SHIMADA (H.), ITAHASHI (S.), SATOH (K.), OHBA (H.), NARUMI (I.) and YAMAGISHI (A.): Deinococcus aetherius sp. nov., isolated from the stratosphere. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 776-779.
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Deinococcus alpinitundrae Callegan et al. 2008 (complete authorship reads Callegan, da Costa and Rainey), sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ME-04-04-52 = LMG 24283 = NRRL B-41948.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF635408.
Etymology: L. adj. alpinus, alpine; N.L. n. tundra, the tundra; N.L. gen. n. alpinitundrae, of the alpine tundra, of the treeless region above the treeline of high mountains.
Reference: CALLEGAN (R.P.), NOBRE (M.F.), McTERNAN (P.M.), BATTISTA (J.R.), NAVARRO-GONZÁLEZ (R.), McKAY (C.P.), DA COSTA (M.S.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Description of four novel psychrophilic, ionizing radiation-sensitive Deinococcus species from alpine environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1252-1258.
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Deinococcus altitudinis Callegan et al. 2008 (complete authorship reads Callegan, da Costa and Rainey), sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ME-04-01-32 = LMG 24022 = NRRL B-41947.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF635407.
Etymology: L. n. altitudo, altitude; L. gen. n. altitudinis, of altitude.
Reference: CALLEGAN (R.P.), NOBRE (M.F.), McTERNAN (P.M.), BATTISTA (J.R.), NAVARRO-GONZÁLEZ (R.), McKAY (C.P.), DA COSTA (M.S.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Description of four novel psychrophilic, ionizing radiation-sensitive Deinococcus species from alpine environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1252-1258.
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Deinococcus apachensis Rainey and da Costa 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain KR-36 = LMG 22135 = NRRL B-23948.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY743264.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. apachensis, named after the Apache Nation.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 106. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238. [RAINEY (F.A.), RAY (K.), FERREIRA (M.), GATZ (B.Z.), NOBRE (M.F.), BAGALEY (D.), RASH (B.A.), PARK (M.J.), EARL (A.M.), SHANK (N.C.), SMALL (A.M.), HENK (M.C.), BATTISTA (J.R.), KÄMPFER (P.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Extensive diversity of ionizing-radiation-resistant bacteria recovered from Sonoran Desert soil and description of nine new species of the genus Deinococcus obtained from a single soil sample. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2005, 71, 5225-5235.]
Validation List no. 106 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Deinococcus aquaticus Im et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain PB314 = KCTC 12552 = NBRC 101311.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ017708.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. aquaticus, living, growing or found in or by water, aquatic.
Reference: IM (W.T.), JUNG (H.M.), TEN (L.N.), KIM (M.K.), BORA (N.), GOODFELLOW (M.), LIM (S.), JUNG (J.) and LEE (S.T.): Deinococcus aquaticus sp. nov., isolated from fresh water, and Deinococcus caeni sp. nov., isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2348-2353.
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Deinococcus aquatilis Kämpfer et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CCM 7524 = CCUG 53370.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM940971.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. aquatilis, living in water.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.), LODDERS (N.), HUBER (B.), FALSEN (E.) and BUSSE (H.J.): Deinococcus aquatilis sp. nov., isolated from water. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2803-2806.
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Deinococcus aquiradiocola Asker et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TDMA-uv53 = CCUG 53612 = JCM 14371 = NBRC 102118.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB265180.
Etymology: L. n. aqua, water; L. n. radius, a beam or ray; N.L. pref. radio-, pertaining to radiation; L. suffix -cola, dweller; N.L. n. aquiradiocola, radioactive-water dweller.
Reference: ASKER (D.), AWAD (T.S.), BEPPU (T.) and UEDA (K.): Deinococcus aquiradiocola sp. nov., isolated from a radioactive site in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 144-149.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The correct number of the type strain is JCM 14371, not JCM 14370 as cited in the paper by Asker et al. 2009.
References:
1 KUDO (T.): Personal communication (February 02, 2009).
2 Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1850.
Erratum in IJSEM Online

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Deinococcus caeni Im et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Ho-08 = KCTC 12553 = NBRC 101312.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ017709.
Etymology: L. gen. neut. n. caeni, of sludge.
Reference: IM (W.T.), JUNG (H.M.), TEN (L.N.), KIM (M.K.), BORA (N.), GOODFELLOW (M.), LIM (S.), JUNG (J.) and LEE (S.T.): Deinococcus aquaticus sp. nov., isolated from fresh water, and Deinococcus caeni sp. nov., isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2348-2353.
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Deinococcus cellulosilyticus Weon et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 5516J-15 = DSM 18568 = KACC 11606.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ883809.
Etymology: N.L. n. cellulosum, cellulose; N.L. adj. lyticus -a -um (from Gr. adj. lutikos -ê -on), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. masc. adj. cellulosilyticus, cellulose-dissolving.
Reference: WEON (H.Y.), KIM (B.Y.), SCHUMANN (P.), SON (J.A.), JANG (J.), GO (S.J.) and KWON (S.W.): Deinococcus cellulosilyticus sp. nov., isolated from air. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1685-1688.
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Deinococcus claudionis Callegan et al. 2008 (complete authorship reads Callegan, da Costa and Rainey), sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain PO-04-19-125 = LMG 24282 = NRRL B-41949.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF635406.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. claudionis, of Claudio, named after Gerardo Claudio Sanchez, a Mexican conservationist.
Reference: CALLEGAN (R.P.), NOBRE (M.F.), McTERNAN (P.M.), BATTISTA (J.R.), NAVARRO-GONZÁLEZ (R.), McKAY (C.P.), DA COSTA (M.S.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Description of four novel psychrophilic, ionizing radiation-sensitive Deinococcus species from alpine environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1252-1258.
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Deinococcus daejeonensis Srinivasan et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain MJ27 = JCM 16918 = KCTC 13751.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JF806527.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. daejeonensis, of or pertaining to Daejeon, a city in South Korea, from where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: SRINIVASAN (S.), KIM (M.K.), LIM (S.), JOE (M.) and LEE (M.): Deinococcus daejeonensis sp. nov., isolated from sludge in a sewage disposal plant. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1265-1270.
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Deinococcus depolymerans Asker et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TDMA-24 = CCUG 53609 = JCM 14368 = NBRC 102115.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB264134.
Etymology: N.L. part. adj. depolymerans, depolymerizing.
Reference: ASKER (D.), AWAD (T.S.), McLANDSBOROUGH (L.), BEPPU (T.) and UEDA (K.): Deinococcus depolymerans sp. nov., a gamma- and UV-radiation-resistant bacterium, isolated from a naturally radioactive site. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1448-1453.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Asker et al. 2011, the JCM accession number of the type strain of Deinococcus depolymerans is erroneously cited as JCM 14369.
Reference: KUDO (T.): Personal communication (June 10, 2011).

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Deinococcus deserti de Groot et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain VCD115 = DSM 17065 = LMG 22923.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001114 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. gen. n. deserti, of a desert.
Reference: DE GROOT (A.), CHAPON (V.), SERVANT (P.), CHRISTEN (R.), FISCHER-LE SAUX (M.), SOMMER (S.) and HEULIN (T.): Deinococcus deserti sp. nov., a gamma-radiation-tolerant bacterium isolated from the Sahara Desert. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2441-2446.
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Deinococcus erythromyxa (ex Chester 1901) Brooks and Murray 1981, nom. rev., comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain UWO 1045 = ATCC 187 = DSM 11630 = IFO (now NBRC) 15344 = JCM 12416.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11330.
Synonym: "Sarcina erythromyxa" Chester 1901.
Etymology: Gr. adj. eruthros, red; Gr. n. muxa, mucus, slime; N.L. n. erythomyxa, the red slime.
Reference: BROOKS (B.W.) and MURRAY (R.G.E.): Nomenclature for "Micrococcus radiodurans" and other radiation-resistant cocci: Deinococcaceae fam. nov. and Deinococcus gen. nov., including five species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 353-360.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In violation of Rule 34a, Brooks and Murray revive Deinococcus erythromyxa as a nomen novum.

¤ Kocuria erythromyxa (Brooks and Murray 1981) Rainey et al. 1997, comb. nov.

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Deinococcus ficus Lai et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CC-FR2-10 = CCUG 51391 = CIP 108832.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY941086.
Etymology: L. n. ficus -us, a fig tree and the name of a botanical genus; L. gen. n. ficus, of Ficus, referring to the isolation of the type strain from the rhizosphere of Ficus religiosa L.
Reference: LAI (W.A.), KÄMPFER (P.), ARUN (A.B.), SHEN (F.T.), HUBER (B.), REKHA (P.D.) and YOUNG (C.C.): Deinococcus ficus sp. nov., isolated from the rhizosphere of Ficus religiosa L. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 787-791.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Lai et al. 2006, the type strain CCUG 51391 is erroneously cited as CCUG 53391.
References:
1 FALSEN (E.): Personal communication (June 26, 2006).
2 Erratum in IJSEM Online

Deinococcus ficus Lai et al. 2006 emend. Kämpfer 2009.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CC-FR2-10 = CCUG 51391 = CIP 108832.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY941086.
Etymology: L. n. ficus -us, a fig tree and the name of a botanical genus; L. gen. n. ficus, of Ficus, referring to the isolation of the type strain from the rhizosphere of Ficus religiosa L.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.): Deinococcus mumbaiensis Shashidhar and Bandekar 2006 is a later heterotypic synonym of Deinococcus ficus Lai et al. 2006. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 365-366.
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Note: According to Kämpfer 2009, Deinococcus ficus Lai et al. 2006 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Deinococcus mumbaiensis Shashidhar and Bandekar 2006.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.): Deinococcus mumbaiensis Shashidhar and Bandekar 2006 is a later heterotypic synonym of Deinococcus ficus Lai et al. 2006. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 365-366.
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Deinococcus frigens Hirsch et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain AA-692 = DSM 12807 = NRRL B-41046.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ585981.
Etymology: L. part. adj. frigens, freezing, stiffened by cold.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 109. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 925-927. [HIRSCH (P.), GALLIKOWSKI (C.A.), SIEBERT (J.), PEISSL (K.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.), SCHUMANN (P.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and ANDERSON (R.): Deinococcus frigens sp. nov., Deinococcus saxicola sp. nov., and Deinococcus marmoris sp. nov., low temperature and draught-tolerating, UV-resistant bacteria from continental Antarctica. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2004, 27, 636-645.]
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Deinococcus geothermalis Ferreira et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain AG-3a = CIP 105573 = DSM 11300.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP000359.
Etymology: Gr. n. , earth; Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. adj. geothermalis, of hot springs.
Reference: FERREIRA (A.C.), NOBRE (M.F.), RAINEY (F.A.), SILVA (M.T.), WAIT (R.), BURGHARDT (J.), CHUNG (A.P.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Deinococcus geothermalis sp. nov. and Deinococcus murrayi sp. nov., two extremely radiation-resistant and slightly thermophilic species from hot springs. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 939-947.
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Deinococcus gobiensis Yuan et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain I-0 = CGMCC 1.7299 = DSM 21396 = JCM 16679.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU427464.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. gobiensis, pertaining to the Gobi, a great bare-rock desert in Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China, the source of the type strain.
Reference: YUAN (M.), ZHANG (W.), DAI (S.), WU (J.), WANG (Y.), TAO (T.), CHEN (M.) and LIN (M.): Deinococcus gobiensis sp. nov., an extremely radiation-resistant bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1513-1517.
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Deinococcus grandis (Oyaizu et al. 1987) Rainey et al. 1997, comb. nov.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11329.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain KS 0485 = ATCC 43672 = DSM 3963 = HAMBI 2161 = IAM 13005 = JCM 6269.
Basonym: ¤ Deinobacter grandis Oyaizu et al. 1987.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. grandis, large.
Reference: RAINEY (F.A.), NOBRE (M.F.), SCHUMANN (P.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Phylogenetic diversity of the deinococci as determined by 16S ribosomal DNA sequence comparison. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 510-514.
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Deinococcus hohokamensis Rainey and da Costa 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain KR-40 = LMG 22129 = NRRL B-23949.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY743256.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. hohokamensis, named after the ancient people that inhabited central Arizona.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 106. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238. [RAINEY (F.A.), RAY (K.), FERREIRA (M.), GATZ (B.Z.), NOBRE (M.F.), BAGALEY (D.), RASH (B.A.), PARK (M.J.), EARL (A.M.), SHANK (N.C.), SMALL (A.M.), HENK (M.C.), BATTISTA (J.R.), KÄMPFER (P.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Extensive diversity of ionizing-radiation-resistant bacteria recovered from Sonoran Desert soil and description of nine new species of the genus Deinococcus obtained from a single soil sample. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2005, 71, 5225-5235.]
Validation List no. 106 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Deinococcus hopiensis Rainey and da Costa 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain KR-140 = LMG 22133 = NRRL B-23943.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY743262.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. hopiensis, named after the Hopi Nation.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 106. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238. [RAINEY (F.A.), RAY (K.), FERREIRA (M.), GATZ (B.Z.), NOBRE (M.F.), BAGALEY (D.), RASH (B.A.), PARK (M.J.), EARL (A.M.), SHANK (N.C.), SMALL (A.M.), HENK (M.C.), BATTISTA (J.R.), KÄMPFER (P.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Extensive diversity of ionizing-radiation-resistant bacteria recovered from Sonoran Desert soil and description of nine new species of the genus Deinococcus obtained from a single soil sample. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2005, 71, 5225-5235.]
Validation List no. 106 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: In the effective publication, the type strain NRRL B-23943 is erroneously cited as NRRL B-23843.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 106 (footnote ||). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238.
Validation List no. 106 in IJSEM Online

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Deinococcus humi Srinivasan et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain MK03 = JCM 17915 = KCTC 13619.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ339889.
Etymology: L. gen. n. humi, of/from soil, the source of the type strain.
Reference: SRINIVASAN (S.), LEE (J.J.), LIM (S.), JOE (M.) and KIM (M.K.): Deinococcus humi sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2844-2850.
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Deinococcus indicus Suresh et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Wt/1a = DSM 15307 = MTCC 4913.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ549111.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. indicus, pertaining to India, Indian.
Reference: SURESH (K.), REDDY (G.S.N.), SENGUPTA (S.) and SHIVAJI (S.): Deinococcus indicus sp. nov., an arsenic-resistant bacterium from an aquifer in West Bengal, India. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 457-461.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the protologue, the type strain is erroneously cited as DSMZ 1537.
Reference: Erratum in the IJSEM Online.

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Deinococcus maricopensis Rainey and da Costa 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain LB-34 = DSM 21211 = LMG 22137 = NRRL B-23946.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP002454 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. maricopensis, named after the Maricopa Nation.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 106. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238. [RAINEY (F.A.), RAY (K.), FERREIRA (M.), GATZ (B.Z.), NOBRE (M.F.), BAGALEY (D.), RASH (B.A.), PARK (M.J.), EARL (A.M.), SHANK (N.C.), SMALL (A.M.), HENK (M.C.), BATTISTA (J.R.), KÄMPFER (P.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Extensive diversity of ionizing-radiation-resistant bacteria recovered from Sonoran Desert soil and description of nine new species of the genus Deinococcus obtained from a single soil sample. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2005, 71, 5225-5235.]
Validation List no. 106 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Deinococcus marmoris Hirsch et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain AA-63 = DSM 12784 = NRRL B-41042.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ585986.
Etymology: L. n. marmor -oris, marble; L. gen. n. marmoris, of marble.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 109. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 925-927. [HIRSCH (P.), GALLIKOWSKI (C.A.), SIEBERT (J.), PEISSL (K.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.), SCHUMANN (P.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and ANDERSON (R.): Deinococcus frigens sp. nov., Deinococcus saxicola sp. nov., and Deinococcus marmoris sp. nov., low temperature and draught-tolerating, UV-resistant bacteria from continental Antarctica. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2004, 27, 636-645.]
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Deinococcus misasensis Asker et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TDMA-25 = CCUG 53610 = JCM 14369 = NBRC 102116.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB264135.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. misasensis, pertaining to Misasa spa, a radioactive site in Japan, from where the type strain was isolated.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 124. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2471-2472. [ASKER (D.), AWAD (T.S.), BEPPU (T.) and UEDA (K.): Deinococcus misasensis and Deinococcus roseus, novel members of the genus Deinococcus, isolated from a radioactive site in Japan. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2008, 31, 43-49.]
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Deinococcus mumbaiensis Shashidhar and Bandekar 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CON-1 = DSM 17424 = MTCC 7297.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ003135.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. mumbaiensis, pertaining to the city Mumbai (India).
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 109. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 925-927. [SHASHIDHAR (R.) and BANDEKAR (J.R.): Deinococcus mumbaiensis sp. nov., a radiation-resistant pleomorphic bacterium isolated from Mumbai, India. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 2006, 254, 275- 280.]
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¤ Deinococcus ficus Lai et al. 2006.

Note: According to Kämpfer 2009, Deinococcus mumbaiensis Shashidhar and Bandekar 2006 is a later heterotypic synonym of ¤ Deinococcus ficus Lai et al. 2006.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.): Deinococcus mumbaiensis Shashidhar and Bandekar 2006 is a later heterotypic synonym of Deinococcus ficus Lai et al. 2006. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 365-366.
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Deinococcus murrayi Ferreira et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ALT-1b = CIP 105574 = DSM 11303.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y13041.
Etymology: L. gen. masc. n. murrayi, of Murray, named after the Canadian microbiologist R.G.E. Murray in recognition of his research.
Reference: FERREIRA (A.C.), NOBRE (M.F.), RAINEY (F.A.), SILVA (M.T.), WAIT (R.), BURGHARDT (J.), CHUNG (A.P.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Deinococcus geothermalis sp. nov. and Deinococcus murrayi sp. nov., two extremely radiation-resistant and slightly thermophilic species from hot springs. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 939-947.
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Deinococcus navajonensis Rainey and da Costa 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain KR-114 = LMG 22131 = NRRL B-23951.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY743259.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. navajonensis, named after the Navajo Nation.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 106. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238. [RAINEY (F.A.), RAY (K.), FERREIRA (M.), GATZ (B.Z.), NOBRE (M.F.), BAGALEY (D.), RASH (B.A.), PARK (M.J.), EARL (A.M.), SHANK (N.C.), SMALL (A.M.), HENK (M.C.), BATTISTA (J.R.), KÄMPFER (P.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Extensive diversity of ionizing-radiation-resistant bacteria recovered from Sonoran Desert soil and description of nine new species of the genus Deinococcus obtained from a single soil sample. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2005, 71, 5225-5235.]
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Deinococcus papagonensis Rainey and da Costa 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain KR-241 = LMG 22139 = NRRL B-23961.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY743280.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. papagonensis, named after the Tohono O'odham Nation, also known as the Papago Nation.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 106. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238. [RAINEY (F.A.), RAY (K.), FERREIRA (M.), GATZ (B.Z.), NOBRE (M.F.), BAGALEY (D.), RASH (B.A.), PARK (M.J.), EARL (A.M.), SHANK (N.C.), SMALL (A.M.), HENK (M.C.), BATTISTA (J.R.), KÄMPFER (P.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Extensive diversity of ionizing-radiation-resistant bacteria recovered from Sonoran Desert soil and description of nine new species of the genus Deinococcus obtained from a single soil sample. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2005, 71, 5225-5235.]
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Deinococcus peraridilitoris Rainey et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain KR-200 = CIP 109416 = LMG 22246.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF141348.
Etymology: L. adj. peraridus, very dry, very arid; L. gen. n. litoris, of the seashore, of a coast; N.L. gen. n. peraridilitoris, of a very dry coast.
Reference: RAINEY (F.A.), FERREIRA (M.), NOBRE (M.F.), RAY (K.), BAGALEY (D.), EARL (A.M.), BATTISTA (J.R.), GÓMEZ-SILVA (B.), McKAY (C.P.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Deinococcus peraridilitoris sp. nov., isolated from a coastal desert. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1408-1412.
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Deinococcus phoenicis Vaishampayan et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 1P10ME=NRRL B-59546=DSM 27173.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: EU977832.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: L. gen. n. phoenicis, of phoenix, isolated from the surface of the Mars Phoenix spacecraft assembly facility.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: VAISHAMPAYAN, P., ROBERTS, A. H., AUGUSTUS, A., PUKALL, R. D., SCHUMANN, P., SCHWENDNER, P., MAYILRAJ, S., SALMASSI, T. and VENKATESWARAN, K. 2014. Deinococcus phoenicis sp. nov., an extreme ionizing-radiation-resistant bacterium isolated from the Phoenix Lander assembly facility. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3441-3446.
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Deinococcus pimensis Rainey and da Costa 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain KR-235 = LMG 22244 = NRRL B-23994.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY743277.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. pimensis, named after the Pima Nation.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 106. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238. [RAINEY (F.A.), RAY (K.), FERREIRA (M.), GATZ (B.Z.), NOBRE (M.F.), BAGALEY (D.), RASH (B.A.), PARK (M.J.), EARL (A.M.), SHANK (N.C.), SMALL (A.M.), HENK (M.C.), BATTISTA (J.R.), KÄMPFER (P.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Extensive diversity of ionizing-radiation-resistant bacteria recovered from Sonoran Desert soil and description of nine new species of the genus Deinococcus obtained from a single soil sample. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2005, 71, 5225-5235.]
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Note: In the effective publication, the type strain KR-235 is erroneously cited as KR-242.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 106 (footnote ¶). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238.
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Deinococcus piscis Shashidhar and Bandekar 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 3ax = DSM 19767 = MTCC9123.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ683348.
Etymology: L. gen. n. piscis, of a fish.
Reference: SHASHIDHAR (R.) and BANDEKAR (J.R.): Deinococcus piscis sp. nov., a radiation-resistant bacterium isolated from a marine fish. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2714-2717.
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Deinococcus proteolyticus Brooks and Murray 1981, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Kobatake strain MRP = ATCC 35074 = CCM 2703 = DSM 20540 = HAMBI 2066 = IFO (now NBRC) 15345 = JCM 6276 = NBRC 101906 = UWO 1056 = VKM Ac-1939.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP002536 (complete genome).
Synonym: "Micrococcus radioproteolyticus" Kobatake et al. 1973.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. proteolyticus, proteolytic.
Reference: BROOKS (B.W.) and MURRAY (R.G.E.): Nomenclature for "Micrococcus radiodurans" and other radiation-resistant cocci: Deinococcaceae fam. nov. and Deinococcus gen. nov., including five species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 353-360.
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Note: In the paper by Brooks and Murray 1981, Deinococcus proteolyticus is proposed as a nomen novum.

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Deinococcus radiodurans (ex Raj et al. 1960) Brooks and Murray 1981, nom. rev., comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 13939 = CCUG 27074 = CIP 104750 = DSM 20539 = HAMBI 1924 = IFO (now NBRC) 15346 = JCM 16871 = LMG 4051 = UWO 288 = VKM B-1422.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11332.
Synonym: "Micrococcus radiodurans" Raj et al. 1960.
Etymology: L. n. radius, a beam or ray; N.L. pref. radio-, pertaining to radiation; L. part. adj. durans, enduring; N.L. part. adj. radiodurans, resisting radiation.
Reference: BROOKS (B.W.) and MURRAY (R.G.E.): Nomenclature for "Micrococcus radiodurans" and other radiation-resistant cocci: Deinococcaceae fam. nov. and Deinococcus gen. nov., including five species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 353-360.
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Note: In violation of Rule 34a, Brooks and Murray revive Deinococcus radiodurans as a nomen novum.

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Deinococcus radiomollis Callegan et al. 2008 (complete authorship reads Callegan, da Costa and Rainey), sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain PO-04-20-132 = LMG 24019 = NRRL B-41950.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF635404.
Etymology: L. n. radius, a beam or ray; N.L. pref. radio-, pertaining to radiation; L. adj. mollis, soft, susceptible; N.L. masc. adj. radiomollis, susceptible to radiation.
Reference: CALLEGAN (R.P.), NOBRE (M.F.), McTERNAN (P.M.), BATTISTA (J.R.), NAVARRO-GONZÁLEZ (R.), McKAY (C.P.), DA COSTA (M.S.) and RAINEY (F.A.): Description of four novel psychrophilic, ionizing radiation-sensitive Deinococcus species from alpine environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1252-1258.
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Deinococcus radiophilus (ex Lewis 1973) Brooks and Murray 1981, nom. rev., comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 27603 = DSM 20551 = IFO (now NBRC) 15347 = JCM 21311 = NCTC 10785 = UWO 1055 = VKM B-1468.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11333.
Synonym: "Micrococcus radiophilus" Lewis 1973.
Etymology: L. n. radius, a beam or ray; N.L. pref. radio-, pertaining to radiation; N.L. masc. adj. philus (from Gr. masc. adj. philos), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. radiophilus, radation loving.
Reference: BROOKS (B.W.) and MURRAY (R.G.E.): Nomenclature for "Micrococcus radiodurans" and other radiation-resistant cocci: Deinococcaceae fam. nov. and Deinococcus gen. nov., including five species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 353-360.
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Note: In violation of Rule 34a, Brooks and Murray revive Deinococcus radiophilus as a nomen novum.

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Deinococcus radiopugnans Brooks and Murray 1981, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 19172 = DSM 12027 = IFO (now NBRC) 15348 = JCM 21312 = JCM 16872 = UWO 293.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11334.
Etymology: L. n. radius, a beam or ray; N.L. pref. radio-, pertaining to radiation; L. part. adj. pugnans, fighting or resisting; N.L. part. adj. radiopugnans, radiation resisting.
Reference: BROOKS (B.W.) and MURRAY (R.G.E.): Nomenclature for "Micrococcus radiodurans" and other radiation-resistant cocci: Deinococcaceae fam. nov. and Deinococcus gen. nov., including five species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 353-360.
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Deinococcus reticulitermitis Chen et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TM-1 = CGMCC 1.10218 = NBRC 106334.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM214546.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. reticulitermitis, of a termite of the genus Reticulitermes.
Reference: CHEN (W.), WANG (B.), HONG (H.), YANG (H.) and LIU (S.J.): Deinococcus reticulitermitis sp. nov., isolated from a termite gut. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 78-83.
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Note: In the paper by Chen et al. 2012, the etymology is cited as N.L. n. reticulitermitis a termite of the genus Reticulitermes.

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Deinococcus roseus Asker et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TDMA-uv51 = CCUG 53611 = JCM 14370 = NBRC 102117.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB264136.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. roseus, rose-coloured, rosy, pink bacterium.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 124. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2471-2472. [ASKER (D.), AWAD (T.S.), BEPPU (T.) and UEDA (K.): Deinococcus misasensis and Deinococcus roseus, novel members of the genus Deinococcus, isolated from a radioactive site in Japan. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2008, 31, 43-49.]
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Deinococcus saxicola Hirsch et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain AA-1444 = DSM 15974 = NRRL B-41043.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ585984.
Etymology: L. n. saxum, rock; L. suff. -cola (from L. n. incola), inhabitant; N.L. n. saxicola, rock dweller.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 109. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 925-927. [HIRSCH (P.), GALLIKOWSKI (C.A.), SIEBERT (J.), PEISSL (K.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.), SCHUMANN (P.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and ANDERSON (R.): Deinococcus frigens sp. nov., Deinococcus saxicola sp. nov., and Deinococcus marmoris sp. nov., low temperature and draught-tolerating, UV-resistant bacteria from continental Antarctica. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2004, 27, 636-645.]
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Deinococcus sonorensis Rainey and da Costa 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain KR-87 = LMG 22172 = NRRL B-23941.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY743283.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. sonorensis, pertaining to the Sorona Desert of Arizona.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 106. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238. [RAINEY (F.A.), RAY (K.), FERREIRA (M.), GATZ (B.Z.), NOBRE (M.F.), BAGALEY (D.), RASH (B.A.), PARK (M.J.), EARL (A.M.), SHANK (N.C.), SMALL (A.M.), HENK (M.C.), BATTISTA (J.R.), KÄMPFER (P.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Extensive diversity of ionizing-radiation-resistant bacteria recovered from Sonoran Desert soil and description of nine new species of the genus Deinococcus obtained from a single soil sample. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2005, 71, 5225-5235.]
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Note: In the effective publication, the type strain KR-87 is erroneously cited as KR-114.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 106 (footnote #). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238.
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Deinococcus wulumuqiensis Wang et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain R12 = CGMCC 1.8884 = NBRC 105665.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU025028.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. wulumuqiensis, referring to Wulumuqi, the Chinese phoneticization for Urumchi city, where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: WANG (W.), MAO (J.), ZHANG (Z.), TANG (Q.), XIE (Y.), ZHU (J.), ZHANG (L.), LIU (Z.), SHI (Y.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Deinococcus wulumuqiensis sp. nov., and Deinococcus xibeiensis sp. nov., isolated from radiation-polluted soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2006-2010.
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Deinococcus xibeiensis Wang et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain R13 = CGMCC 1.8885 = NRBC 105666.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ439568.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. xibeiensis, referring to Xibei, the Chinese phoneticization for north-west China, where the soil sample was collected (i.e. Xinjiang Province).
Reference: WANG (W.), MAO (J.), ZHANG (Z.), TANG (Q.), XIE (Y.), ZHU (J.), ZHANG (L.), LIU (Z.), SHI (Y.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Deinococcus wulumuqiensis sp. nov., and Deinococcus xibeiensis sp. nov., isolated from radiation-polluted soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2006-2010.
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Deinococcus xinjiangensis Peng et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain X-82 = CCTCC AB 207226 = NRRL B-51287.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU626561.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. xinjiangensis, pertaining to Xinjiang, an autonomous region in north-western China, where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: PENG (F.), ZHANG (L.), LUO (X.), DAI (J.), AN (H.), TANG (Y.) and FANG (C.): Deinococcus xinjiangensis sp. nov., isolated from desert soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 709-713.
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Deinococcus yavapaiensis Rainey and da Costa 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain KR-236 = LMG 22171 = NRRL B-23960.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY743279.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. yavapaiensis, named after the Yavapai Nation.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 106. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238. [RAINEY (F.A.), RAY (K.), FERREIRA (M.), GATZ (B.Z.), NOBRE (M.F.), BAGALEY (D.), RASH (B.A.), PARK (M.J.), EARL (A.M.), SHANK (N.C.), SMALL (A.M.), HENK (M.C.), BATTISTA (J.R.), KÄMPFER (P.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Extensive diversity of ionizing-radiation-resistant bacteria recovered from Sonoran Desert soil and description of nine new species of the genus Deinococcus obtained from a single soil sample. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 2005, 71, 5225-5235.]
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Note: In the effective publication, the type strain NRRL B-23960 is erroneously cited as NRRL B-2360.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 106 (footnote **). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2235-2238.
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Deinococcus yunweiensis Zhang et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain YIM 007 = DSM 17005 = KCTC 3962.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ344634.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. yunweiensis, pertaining to Yunwei, an abbreviation of the Chinese name of Yunnan Institute of Microbiology, China, where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: ZHANG (Y.Q.), SUN (C.H.), LI (W.J.), YU (L.Y.), ZHOU (J.Q.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), XU (L.H.) and JIANG (C.L.): Deinococcus yunweiensis sp. nov., a gamma- and UV-radiation-resistant bacterium from China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 370-375.
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