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Genus Desulforegula

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").

 

Desulforegula Rees and Patel 2001, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulforegula conservatrix Rees and Patel 2001.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); L. n. fem regula, a straight piece of wood or ruler; N.L. fem. n. Desulforegula, a sulfate-reducing bacterium shaped like a ruler.
Valid publication: REES (G.N.) and PATEL (B.K.C.): Desulforegula conservatrix gen. nov., sp. nov., a long-chain fatty acid-oxidizing, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from sediments of a freshwater lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1911-1916.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulforegula conservatrix Rees and Patel 2001, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF243334.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Mb1Pa = DSM 13527 = ATCC BAA-134.
Etymology: L. fem. n. conservatrix (nominative in apposition), she who preserves, describing the storage of lipid cell inclusions.
Valid publication: REES (G.N.) and PATEL (B.K.C.): Desulforegula conservatrix gen. nov., sp. nov., a long-chain fatty acid-oxidizing, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from sediments of a freshwater lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1911-1916.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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