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Genus Georgenia

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: 9
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).


 

Georgenia Altenburger et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Georgenia muralis Altenburger et al. 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Georgenia, referring to the village St Georgen in Styria, where strains 1A-CT and 3A-1 were isolated.
Valid publication: ALTENBURGER (P.), KÄMPFER (P.), SCHUMANN (P.), VYBIRAL (D.), LUBITZ (W.) and BUSSE (H.J.): Georgenia muralis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from a medieval wall painting. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 875-881.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Georgenia Altenburger et al. 2002 emend. Li et al. 2007.
Type species: ¤ Georgenia muralis Altenburger et al. 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Georgenia, referring to the village St Georgen in Styria, where strains 1A-CT and 3A-1 were isolated.
Reference: LI (W.J.), XU (P.), SCHUMANN (P.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), PUKALL (R.), XU (L.H.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and JIANG (C.L.): Georgenia ruanii sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from forest soil in Yunnan (China), and emended description of the genus Georgenia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1424-1428.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Georgenia daeguensis Woo et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2C6-43 = JCM 17459 = KCTC 19801.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ246163.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. daeguensis, of or pertaining to Daegu, a city in South Korea, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: WOO (S.G.), CUI (Y.), KANG (M.S.), JIN (L.), KIM (K.K.), LEE (S.T.), LEE (M.) and PARK (J.): Georgenia daeguensis sp. nov., isolated from 4-chlorophenol enrichment culture. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1703-1709.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Georgenia halophila Tang et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 93316 = CCTCC AB 208144 = DSM 21365 = JCM 17810.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ717681.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. halophila, salt-loving, referring to the ability of the type strain to grow at high NaCl concentrations.
Valid publication: TANG (S.K.), WANG (Y.), LEE (J.C.), LOU (K.), PARK (D.J.), KIM (C.J.) and LI (W.J.): Georgenia halophila sp. nov., a halophilic actinobacterium isolated from a salt lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1317-1321.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Georgenia muralis Altenburger et al. 2002, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 1A-C = CCM 4963 = DSM 14418 = JCM 12241 = NBRC 103560.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X94155.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. muralis, pertaining or belonging to walls.
Valid publication: ALTENBURGER (P.), KÄMPFER (P.), SCHUMANN (P.), VYBIRAL (D.), LUBITZ (W.) and BUSSE (H.J.): Georgenia muralis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from a medieval wall painting. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 875-881.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Georgenia ruanii Li et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 004 = CCTCC AB 204065 = DSM 17458 = JCM 15130 = KCTC 19029 = NBRC 103883.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ203185.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. ruanii, of Ruan, named in honour of Ji-Sheng Ruan (born in 1926), a Chinese microbiologist who devotes himself to the study of actinomycete taxonomy.
Valid publication: LI (W.J.), XU (P.), SCHUMANN (P.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), PUKALL (R.), XU (L.H.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and JIANG (C.L.): Georgenia ruanii sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from forest soil in Yunnan (China), and emended description of the genus Georgenia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1424-1428.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Georgenia satyanarayanai Srinivas et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JC82 = KCTC 19802 = NBRC 107612.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FN995635.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. satyanarayanai, of Satyanarayana, named in honour of Professor T. Satyanarayana, an eminent microbiologist who significantly contributed to the knowledge of extremophiles from India.
Valid publication: SRINIVAS (A.), RAHUL (K.), SASIKALA (C.), SUBHASH (Y.), RAMAPRASAD (E.V.V.) and RAMANA (C.V.): Georgenia satyanarayanai sp. nov., an alkaliphilic and thermotolerant amylase-producing actinobacterium isolated from a soda lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2405-2409.
Original article in IJSEM Online


Note: According to Kämpfer et al. (2016), Georgenia satyanarayanai Srinivas et al. 2012 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Oceanitalea nanhaiensis Fu et al. 2012.
Reference: KÄMPFER, P., GLAESER, S. P. and BUSSE, H. J. 2016. Oceanitalea nanhaiensis Fu et al. 2012 is a later heterotypic synonym of Georgenia satyanarayanai Srinivas et al. 2012. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 5519-5522.
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Georgenia sediminis You et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SCSIO 15020=DSM 25884=NBRC 108941.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JX555983.
Etymology: L. gen. n. sediminis, of sediment.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Reference: YOU, Z.-Q., LI, J., QIN, S., TIAN, X.-P., WANG, F.-Z. and ZHANG, S. 2013. Georgenia sediminis sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic actinobacterium isolated from sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 4243-4247.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Georgenia soli Kämpfer et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CC-NMPT-T3 = CCM 7658 = DSM 21838 = JCM 17968.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FN356976.
Etymology: L. gen. n. soli, of soil, the source of the type strain.
Valid publication: KÄMPFER (P.), ARUN (A.B.), BUSSE (H.J.), LANGER (S.), YOUNG (C.C.), CHEN (W.M.), SCHUMANN (P.), SYED (A.A.) and REKHA (P.D.): Georgenia soli sp. nov., isolated from iron-ore-contaminated soil in India. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1027-1030.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Georgenia subflava Wang et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Y32=LMG 28101=CGMCC 1.12782=JCM 19765=MCCC 1A09955.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KP123395.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. subflava, yellowish.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: WANG, S., XU, X., WANG, L., JIAO, K. and ZHANG, G. 2015. Georgenia subflava sp. nov., isolated from a deep-sea sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 4146-4150.
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Georgenia thermotolerans Hamada et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TT02-04 = DSM 21501 = NBRC 104148.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB436534.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. thermotolerans, able to tolerate high temperatures.
Valid publication: HAMADA (M.), TAMURA (T.), ISHIDA (Y.) and SUZUKI (K.): Georgenia thermotolerans sp. nov., an actinobacterium isolated from forest soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1875-1879.
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