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Genus Denitrobacterium

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").


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


 

Denitrobacterium Anderson et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Denitrobacterium detoxificans Anderson et al. 2000.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; N.L. pref. nitro-, pertaining to nitrocompound; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Denitrobacterium, nitrocompound-reducing rod.
Valid publication: ANDERSON (R.C.), RASMUSSEN (M.A.), JENSEN (N.S.) and ALLISON (M.J.): Denitrobacterium detoxificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a ruminal bacterium that respires on nitrocompounds. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 633-638.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Denitrobacterium detoxificans Anderson et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NPOH1 = ATCC 700546= CCUG 56741.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U43492.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. toxicum, poison; N.L. n. detoxificans (sic), intended to mean poison-reducer.
Valid publication: ANDERSON (R.C.), RASMUSSEN (M.A.), JENSEN (N.S.) and ALLISON (M.J.): Denitrobacterium detoxificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a ruminal bacterium that respires on nitrocompounds. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 633-638.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The strain ATCC 700546is no longer listed by the ATCC in their on line catalogue (August 2008).

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