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Genus Dethiobacter

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).


 

Dethiobacter Sorokin et al. 2008, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Dethiobacter alkaliphilus Sorokin et al. 2008.
Etymology: L. pref. de-, from, off, away; Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Dethiobacter, rod-shaped bacterium that reduces sulfur compounds.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 123. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1993-1994.
Effective publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TOUROVA (T.P.), MUßMANN (M.) and MUYZER (G.): Dethiobacter alkaliphilus gen. nov. sp. nov., and Desulfurivibrio alkaliphilus gen. nov. sp. nov.: two novel representatives of reductive sulfur cycle from soda lakes. Extremophiles, 2008, 12, 431-439.
Validation List no. 123 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Dethiobacter alkaliphilus Sorokin et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AHT 1 = DSM 19026 = UNIQEM U266.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF422412.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali, soda ash; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. alkaliphilus, loving alkaline conditions.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 123. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1993-1994.
Effective publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TOUROVA (T.P.), MUßMANN (M.) and MUYZER (G.): Dethiobacter alkaliphilus gen. nov. sp. nov., and Desulfurivibrio alkaliphilus gen. nov. sp. nov.: two novel representatives of reductive sulfur cycle from soda lakes. Extremophiles, 2008, 12, 431-439.
Validation List no. 123 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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