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Genus Galenea

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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").

 

Galenea Giovannelli et al. 2012, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Galenea microaerophila Giovannelli et al. 2012.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Galenea, named after Gr. fem. n. Galene, one of the Nereids, generally associated with the Aegean Sea. Galene was known as the goddess of calm seas and shallow water.
Valid publication: GIOVANNELLI (D.), GROSCHE (A.), STAROVOYTOV (V.), YAKIMOV (M.), MANINI (E.) and VETRIANI (C.): Galenea microaerophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic, microaerophilic, chemosynthetic, thiosulfate-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a shallow-water hydrothermal vent. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 3060-3066.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Galenea microaerophila Giovannelli et al. 2012, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) P2D = DSM 24963 = JCM 17795.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JQ080912.
Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros, small, little; Gr. n. aer, gas; Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. fem. adj. microaerophila, low-air-loving.
Valid publication: GIOVANNELLI (D.), GROSCHE (A.), STAROVOYTOV (V.), YAKIMOV (M.), MANINI (E.) and VETRIANI (C.): Galenea microaerophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic, microaerophilic, chemosynthetic, thiosulfate-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a shallow-water hydrothermal vent. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 3060-3066.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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