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Genus Desulfocurvus

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").

 

Desulfocurvus Klouche et al. 2009, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfocurvus vexinensis Klouche et al. 2009.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating, used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing prokaryote; L. adj. curvus, curved; N.L. masc. n. Desulfocurvus, a curved sulfate-reducing bacterium.
Valid publication: KLOUCHE (N.), BASSO (O.), LASCOURREGES (J.F.), CAYOL (J.L.), THOMAS (P.), FAUQUE (G.), FARDEAU (M.L.) and MAGOT (M.): Desulfocurvus vexinensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from a deep subsurface aquifer. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 3100-3104.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfocurvus thunnarius Hamdi et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Olac 40=DSM 26129=JCM 18546.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC513819.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. thunnarius, of or belonging to a tunny (cooking tuna wastewater, Tunisia), where the species was first recovered.
Source: Industrial.
Valid publication: HAMDI, O., BEN HANIA, W., POSTEC, A., BARTOLI, M., HAMDI, M., BOUALLAGUI, H., FAUQUE, G., OLLIVIER, B. and FARDEAU, M.-L. 2013. Isolation and characterization of Desulfocurvus thunnarius sp. nov., a sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from an anaerobic sequencing batch reactor treating cooking wastewater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 4237-4242.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfocurvus vexinensis Klouche et al. 2009, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) VNs36 = AS36 = DSM 17965 = JCM 14038.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ841177.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. vexinensis, pertaining to the geographical origin of the isolate, the Vexin, an area of the Paris Basin, France.
Valid publication: KLOUCHE (N.), BASSO (O.), LASCOURREGES (J.F.), CAYOL (J.L.), THOMAS (P.), FAUQUE (G.), FARDEAU (M.L.) and MAGOT (M.): Desulfocurvus vexinensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from a deep subsurface aquifer. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 3100-3104.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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