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Genus Ferrigenium

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Number of species, including synonyms, cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


Ferrigenium Khalifa et al. 2018, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Ferrigenium kumadai Khalifa et al. 2018.
Etymology: L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; N.L. neut. suff. genium, from Gr. v. gennaô, to produce, engender; N.L. neut. n. Ferrigenium, ferric iron producer).
Valid publication: KHALIFA, A., NAKASUJI, Y., SAKA, N., HONJO, H., ASAKAWA, S. and WATANABE, T. 2018. Ferrigenium kumadai gen. nov., sp. nov., a microaerophilic iron-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a paddy field soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 2587-2592.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Ferrigenium kumadai Khalifa et al. 2018, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) An22=JCM 30584=NBRC 112974=ATCC TSD-51.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: LC065124.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. kumadai, named after a Japanese soil scientist Kyoichi Kumada, in honour of his pioneering research on iron dynamics in paddy field soil.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: KHALIFA, A., NAKASUJI, Y., SAKA, N., HONJO, H., ASAKAWA, S. and WATANABE, T. 2018. Ferrigenium kumadai gen. nov., sp. nov., a microaerophilic iron-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a paddy field soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 2587-2592.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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