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Genus Desulfovirgula

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").

 

Desulfovirgula Kaksonen et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfovirgula thermocuniculi Kaksonen et al. 2007.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; L. fem. n. virgula, twig or rod; N.L. fem. n. Desulfovirgula, a rod that reduces sulfur compounds.
Valid publication: KAKSONEN (A.H.), SPRING (S.), SCHUMANN (P.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and PUHAKKA (J.A.): Desulfovirgula thermocuniculi gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic sulfate-reducer isolated from a geothermal underground mine in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 98-102.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfovirgula thermocuniculi Kaksonen et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RL80JIV = DSM 16036 = JCM 13928.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ208689.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; L. n. cuniculus, mine; N.L. gen. n. thermocuniculi, of a hot mine.
Valid publication: KAKSONEN (A.H.), SPRING (S.), SCHUMANN (P.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and PUHAKKA (J.A.): Desulfovirgula thermocuniculi gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic sulfate-reducer isolated from a geothermal underground mine in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 98-102.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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