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Genus Desulfacinum

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: 2
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).


 

Desulfacinum Rees et al. 1995, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfacinum infernum Rees et al. 1995.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. neut. n. acinum, a berry, especially a grape; N.L. neut. n. Desulfacinum, a berry-shaped, sulfate-reducing bacterium.
Valid publication: REES (G.N.), GRASSIA (G.S.), SHEEHY (A.J.), DWIVEDI (P.P.) and PATEL (B.K.C.): Desulfacinum infernum gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium from a petroleum reservoir. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 85-89.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Desulfacinum Rees et al. 1995 emend. Sievert and Kuever 2000.
Type species: ¤ Desulfacinum infernum Rees et al. 1995.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. neut. n. acinum, a berry, especially a grape; N.L. neut. n. Desulfacinum, a berry-shaped, sulfate-reducing bacterium.
Reference: SIEVERT (S.M.) and KUEVER (J.): Desulfacinum hydrothermale sp. nov., a thermophilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium from geothermally heated sediments near Milos Island (Greece). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1239-1246.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfacinum hydrothermale Sievert and Kuever 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MT-96 = DSM 13146.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF170417.
Etymology: Gr. n. hudôr, water; Gr. adj. thermos, hot; L. neut. suff. -ale, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. hydrothermale, pertaining to hot water; i.e. to hydrothermal vents.
Valid publication: SIEVERT (S.M.) and KUEVER (J.): Desulfacinum hydrothermale sp. nov., a thermophilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium from geothermally heated sediments near Milos Island (Greece). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1239-1246.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfacinum infernum Rees et al. 1995, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BαG1 = ACM 3991 = DSM 9756.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L27426.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. infernum, underground, belonging to the Lower Regions.
Valid publication: REES (G.N.), GRASSIA (G.S.), SHEEHY (A.J.), DWIVEDI (P.P.) and PATEL (B.K.C.): Desulfacinum infernum gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium from a petroleum reservoir. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 85-89.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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