Title


Sign up here for LPSN updates!


Genus Gemmatimonas

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: 2
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).


 

Gemmatimonas Zhang et al. 2003, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Gemmatimonadales Zhang et al. 2003; type genus of the family ¤ Gemmatimonadaceae Zhang et al. 2003).
Type species: ¤ Gemmatimonas aurantiaca Zhang et al. 2003.
Etymology: L. adj. gemmatus, provided with buds; L. fem. n. monas, a unit; N.L. fem. n. Gemmatimonas, a budding unit.
Valid publication: ZHANG (H.), SEKIGUCHI (Y.), HANADA (S.), HUGENHOLTZ (P.), KIM (H.), KAMAGATA (Y.) and NAKAMURA (K.): Gemmatimonas aurantiaca gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-negative, aerobic, polyphosphate-accumulating micro-organism, the first cultured representative of the new bacterial phylum Gemmatimonadetes phyl. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1155-1163.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Gemmatimonas Zhang et al. 2003 emend. Zeng et al. 2015.
Reference: ZENG, Y., SELYANIN, V., LUKES, M., DEAN, J., KAFTAN, D., FENG, F. and KOBLIZEK, M. 2015. Characterization of the microaerophilic, bacteriochlorophyll a-containing bacterium Gemmatimonas phototrophica sp. nov., and emended descriptions of the genus Gemmatimonas and Gemmatimonas aurantiaca. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 2410-2419.
Original article.

   image

Gemmatimonas aurantiaca Zhang et al. 2003, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) T-27 = DSM 14586 = JCM 11422 = NBRC 100505.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AP009153 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. aurantiaca, orange-coloured.
Valid publication: ZHANG (H.), SEKIGUCHI (Y.), HANADA (S.), HUGENHOLTZ (P.), KIM (H.), KAMAGATA (Y.) and NAKAMURA (K.): Gemmatimonas aurantiaca gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-negative, aerobic, polyphosphate-accumulating micro-organism, the first cultured representative of the new bacterial phylum Gemmatimonadetes phyl. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1155-1163.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Gemmatimonas aurantiaca Zhang et al. 2003 emend. Zeng et al. 2015.
Reference: ZENG, Y., SELYANIN, V., LUKES, M., DEAN, J., KAFTAN, D., FENG, F. and KOBLIZEK, M. 2015. Characterization of the microaerophilic, bacteriochlorophyll a-containing bacterium Gemmatimonas phototrophica sp. nov., and emended descriptions of the genus Gemmatimonas and Gemmatimonas aurantiaca. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 2410-2419.
Original article.

   image

Gemmatimonas phototrophica Zeng et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AP64=DSM 29774=MCCC 1K00454.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF481682.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: AUXF00000000.
Etymology: Gr. n. phôs -otos, light; N.L. adj. trophicus (from Gr. adj. trophikos), nursing, tending or feeding; N.L. fem. adj. phototrophica, feeding on light, phototrophic.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: ZENG, Y., SELYANIN, V., LUKES, M., DEAN, J., KAFTAN, D., FENG, F. and KOBLIZEK, M. 2015. Characterization of the microaerophilic, bacteriochlorophyll a-containing bacterium Gemmatimonas phototrophica sp. nov., and emended descriptions of the genus Gemmatimonas and Gemmatimonas aurantiaca. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 2410-2419.
Original article in IJSEM Online

   image