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Genus Desulfofustis

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).


 

Desulfofustis Friedrich et al. 1996, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfofustis glycolicus Friedrich et al. 1996.
Etymology: L. pref. de-, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); L. masc. n. fustis, club; N.L. masc. n. Desulfofustis, a club-shaped sulfate reducer.
Valid publication: FRIEDRICH (M.), SPRINGER (N.), LUDWIG (W.) and SCHINK (B.): Phylogenetic positions of Desulfofustis glycolicus gen. nov., sp. nov., and Syntrophobotulus glycolicus gen. nov., sp. nov., two new strict anaerobes growing with glycolic acid. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1065-1069.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfofustis glycolicus Friedrich et al. 1996, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X99707.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PerGlyS = ATCC 700454= DSM 9705.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum glycolicum, glycolic acid; L. masc. suff. -icus, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. glycolicus, referring to glycolic acid as the key substrate of this species.
Valid publication: FRIEDRICH (M.), SPRINGER (N.), LUDWIG (W.) and SCHINK (B.): Phylogenetic positions of Desulfofustis glycolicus gen. nov., sp. nov., and Syntrophobotulus glycolicus gen. nov., sp. nov., two new strict anaerobes growing with glycolic acid. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1065-1069.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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