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Genus Gemmiger

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).


 

Gemmiger Gossling and Moore 1975, genus.
Type species: ¤ Gemmiger formicilis Gossling and Moore 1975 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. n. gemma, a bud; L. suff. -ger (from L. v. gero, to bear), one who carries, carrier; N.L. masc. n. Gemmiger, bud bearer.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: GOSSLING (J.) and MOORE (W.E.C.): Gemmiger formicilis, n. gen., n. sp., an anaerobic budding bacterium from intestines. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1975, 25, 202-207.

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Gemmiger formicilis Gossling and Moore 1975, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 27749.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU562446.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum formicum, acid formic; L. masc. suff. -ilis, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. formicilis, pertaining to formic acid.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: GOSSLING (J.) and MOORE (W.E.C.): Gemmiger formicilis, n. gen., n. sp., an anaerobic budding bacterium from intestines. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1975, 25, 202-207.

Note: The 16S rRNA gene sequence of the type strain shows an unexpected affiliation with the family ¤ Ruminococcaceae (97.5% similarity against ¤ Subdoligranulum variabile).
Reference: YARZA (P.), SPRÖER (C.), SWIDERSKI (J.), MROTZEK (N.), SPRING (S.), TINDALL (B.J.), GRONOW (S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.), LANG (E.), VERBARG (S.), CROUCH (A.), LILBURN (T.), BECK (B.), UNOSSON (C.), CARDEW (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.), GOMILA (M.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), JANSSENS (D.), DE VOS (P.), PEIREN (J.), SUTTELS (T.), CLERMONT (D.), BIZET (C.), SAKAMOTO (M.), IIDA (T.), KUDO (T.), KOSAKO (Y.), OSHIDA (Y.), OHKUMA (M.), ARAHAL (D.R.), SPIECK (E.), POMMERENING ROESER (A.), FIGGE (M.), PARK (D.), BUCHANAN (P.), CIFUENTES (A.), MUNOZ (R.), EUZEBY (J.P.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LUDWIG (W.), AMANN (R.), GLÖCKNER (F.O.) and RÓSSELLO-MÓRA (R.): Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2013, 36, 69-73.
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