Genus Ferribacterium

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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").

 

Ferribacterium Cummings et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Ferribacterium limneticum Cummings et al. 2000.
Etymology: L. n. ferrum, iron; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Ferribacterium, rod-shaped iron bacterium.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 77. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2000, 50, 1953. [CUMMINGS (D.E.), CACCAVO (F.), SPRING Jr. (S.) and ROSENZWEIG (R.F.): Ferribacterium limneticum, gen. nov., sp. nov., an Fe(III)-reducing microorganism isolated from mining-impacted freshwater lake sediments. Arch. Microbiol., 1999, 171, 183-188.]
Validation List no. 77 in IJSEM Online (PDF Format) - Effective publication Online

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Ferribacterium limneticum Cummings et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CdA-1 = ATCC 700589.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y17060.
Etymology: Gr. n. limnê, pool of standing water, lake; L. neut. suff. -ticum, suffix denoting made of or belonging to; N.L. neut. adj. limneticum, from or belonging to a lake.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 77. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2000, 50, 1953. [CUMMINGS (D.E.), CACCAVO (F.), SPRING Jr. (S.) and ROSENZWEIG (R.F.): Ferribacterium limneticum, gen. nov., sp. nov., an Fe(III)-reducing microorganism isolated from mining-impacted freshwater lake sediments. Arch. Microbiol., 1999, 171, 183-188.]
Validation List no. 77 in IJSEM Online (PDF Format) - Effective publication Online

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