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Genus Desulfocella

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).


 

Desulfocella Brandt et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfocella halophila Brandt 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. cella, a store-room, a chamber, and in biology a cell; N.L. fem. n. Desulfocella, sulfate-reducing cell.
Valid publication: BRANDT (K.K.), PATEL (B.K.C.) and INGVORSEN (K.): Desulfocella halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic, fatty-acid-oxidizing, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from sediments of the Great Salt Lake. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 193-200.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfocella halophila Brandt et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GSL-But2 = ATCC 700426= CIP 106097 = DSM 11763.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF022936.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. fem. adj. phila (from Gr. fem. adj. philê), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. halophila, salt-loving
Reference: BRANDT (K.K.), PATEL (B.K.C.) and INGVORSEN (K.): Desulfocella halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic, fatty-acid-oxidizing, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from sediments of the Great Salt Lake. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 193-200.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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