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Genus Desulfobacca

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).


 

Desulfobacca Oude Elferink et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfobacca acetoxidans Oude Elferink et al. 1999.
Etymology: L. pref. de-, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); L. fem. n. bacca, berry, especially olive; N.L. fem. n. Desulfobacca, a sulfate-reducing olive-shaped bacterium.
Valid publication: OUDE ELFERINK (S.J.W.H.), AKKERMANS-van VLIET (W.M.), BOGTE (J.J.) and STAMS (A.J.M.): Desulfobacca acetoxidans gen. nov. sp. nov., a novel acetate-degrading sulfate reducer isolated from sulfidogenic granular sludge. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 345-350.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfobacca acetoxidans Oude Elferink et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ASRB2 = ATCC 700848= DSM 11109.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF002671, CP002629 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. n. acetum, vinegar; N.L. v. oxido (from Gr. adj. oxus, acid or sour and in combined words indicating oxygen), to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. acetoxidans, acetate-oxidizing.
Valid publication: OUDE ELFERINK (S.J.W.H.), AKKERMANS-van VLIET (W.M.), BOGTE (J.J.) and STAMS (A.J.M.): Desulfobacca acetoxidans gen. nov. sp. nov., a novel acetate-degrading sulfate reducer isolated from sulfidogenic granular sludge. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 345-350.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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