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Genus Desulfuromusa

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: 4
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).


 

Desulfuromusa Liesack and Finster 1994, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Desulfuromusa kysingii Liesack and Finster 1994.
Etymology: L. pref. de, from; L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. fem. n. Musa, generic name of banana; N.L. fem. n. Desulfuromusa, a banana-shaped bacterium that reduces sulfur.
Valid publication: LIESACK (W.) and FINSTER (K.): Phylogenetic analysis of five strains of gram-negative, obligately anaerobic, sulfur-reducing bacteria and description of Desulfuromusa gen. nov., including Desulfuromusa kysingii sp. nov., Desulfuromusa bakii sp. nov., and Desulfuromusa succinoxidans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 753-758.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfuromusa bakii Liesack and Finster 1994, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gyprop = DSM 7345.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X79412.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. bakii, of Bak, named in memory of F. Bak, a German microbiologist who has made important contributions to our knowledge of sulfur- and sulfate-reducing bacteria.
Valid publication: LIESACK (W.) and FINSTER (K.): Phylogenetic analysis of five strains of gram-negative, obligately anaerobic, sulfur-reducing bacteria and description of Desulfuromusa gen. nov., including Desulfuromusa kysingii sp. nov., Desulfuromusa bakii sp. nov., and Desulfuromusa succinoxidans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 753-758.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfuromusa ferrireducens Vandieken et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 102 = DSM 16956 = JCM 12926.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY835392.
Etymology: L. n. ferrum, iron; L. part. adj. reducens, leading back, bringing back and, in chemistry, converting to a reduced oxidation state; N.L. part. adj. ferrireducens, reducing Fe(III) to Fe(II).
Valid publication: VANDIEKEN (V.), MUßMANN (M.), NIEMANN (H.) and JØRGENSEN (B.B.): Desulfuromonas svalbardensis sp. nov. and Desulfuromusa ferrireducens sp. nov., psychrophilic, Fe(III)-reducing bacteria isolated from Arctic sediments, Svalbard. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1133-1139.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfuromusa kysingii Liesack and Finster 1994, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Kysw2 = DSM 7343.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X79414.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. kysingii, of kysing; named after the Fjord south of Århus (Jutland, Denmark) from which the organism was isolated.
Valid publication: LIESACK (W.) and FINSTER (K.): Phylogenetic analysis of five strains of gram-negative, obligately anaerobic, sulfur-reducing bacteria and description of Desulfuromusa gen. nov., including Desulfuromusa kysingii sp. nov., Desulfuromusa bakii sp. nov., and Desulfuromusa succinoxidans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 753-758.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Desulfuromusa succinoxidans Liesack and Finster 1994, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gylac = DSM 8270.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X79415.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum succinicum (from L. n. succinum, amber), succinic acid; N.L. v. oxido (from Gr. adj. oxus, acid or sour and in combined words indicating oxygen), to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. succinoxidans, oxidizing succinate.
Valid publication: LIESACK (W.) and FINSTER (K.): Phylogenetic analysis of five strains of gram-negative, obligately anaerobic, sulfur-reducing bacteria and description of Desulfuromusa gen. nov., including Desulfuromusa kysingii sp. nov., Desulfuromusa bakii sp. nov., and Desulfuromusa succinoxidans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 753-758.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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