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Genus Gluconobacter

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: 16
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 5

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).


 

Gluconobacter Asai 1935, genus.
Type species: ¤ Gluconobacter oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961.
Synonym: "Acetomonas" Leifson 1954.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum gluconicum, gluconic acid; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Gluconacetobacter, gluconate rod.
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: ASAI (T.): Taxonomic studies on acetic acid bacteria and allied oxidative bacteria isolated from fruits. A new classification of the oxidative bacteria. Journal of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Japan, 1935, 11, 674-708.

Note: On the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names, this name is incorrectly cited as Gluconobacter (Asai 1935) Asai et al. 1964 (sic).
Reference: HILL (L.R.), SKERMAN (V.B.D.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.): Corrigenda to the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names edited for the International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 508-511.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gluconobacter albidus (ex Kondo and Ameyama 1958) Yukphan et al. 2005, nom. rev., comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BCC 14434 = JCM 20271 = NBRC 3250.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB178392.
Synonym: "Acetobacter albidus" Kondo and Ameyama 1958.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. albidus, white, referring to the colony color of the type strain.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 103. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 983-985.
Effective publication: YUKPHAN (P.), TAKAHASHI (M.), POTACHAROEN (W.), TANASUPAWAT (S.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), TANTICHAROEN (M.) and YAMADA (Y.): Gluconobacter albidus (ex Kondo and Ameyama 1958) sp. nov., nom. rev., an acetic acid bacterium in the α-Proteobacteria. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 2004, 50, 235-242.
Validation List no. 103 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Gluconobacter asaii Mason and Claus 1989, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 49206= CIP 104733 = DSM 7148 = IFO (now NBRC) 3276 = LMG 1390.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB063287.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. asaii, of Asai, named after Toshinobu Asai, Japanese microbiologist, who described the genus Gluconobacter.
Valid publication: MASON (L.M.) and CLAUS (G.W.): Phenotypic characteristics correlated with deoxyribonucleic acid sequence similarities for three species of Gluconobacter: G. oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961, G. frateurii sp. nov., and G. asaii sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 174-184.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Gluconobacter cerinus (ex Asai 1935) Yamada and Akita 1984 emend. Katsura et al. 2002.

Note: According to Katsura et al. 2002, Gluconobacter asaii Mason and Claus 1989 is a later heterotypic synonym of ¤ Gluconobacter cerinus (ex Asai 1935) Yamada and Akita 1984 emend. Katsura et al. 2002.
Reference: KATSURA (K.), YAMADA (Y.), UCHIMURA (T.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Gluconobacter asaii Mason and Claus 1989 is a junior subjective synonym of Gluconobacter cerinus Yamada and Akita 1984. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1635-1640.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gluconobacter cerevisiae Spitaels et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LMG 27748=DSM 27644.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HG424633.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: L. fem. gen. n. cerevisiae, of beer, referring to the source from which the three cultures have been isolated.
Source: Industrial.
Valid publication: SPITAELS, F., WIEME, A., BALZARINI, T., CLEENWERCK, I., VAN LANDSCHOOT, A., DE VUYST, L. and VANDAMME, P. 2014. Gluconobacter cerevisiae sp. nov., isolated from the brewery environment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1134-1141.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gluconobacter cerinus (ex Asai 1935) Yamada and Akita 1984, sp. nov., nom. rev.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 19441= CIP 103150 = DSM 9533 = DSM 9534 = IFO (now NBRC) 3267 = LMG 1368 = NRRL B-4241.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB178406.
Synonym: "Gluconobacter cerinus" (Asai 1935) Asai and Shoda 1958.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. cerinus, wax-colored, yellow like wax.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 16. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 503-504.
Effective publication: YAMADA (Y.) and AKITA (M.): An electrophoretic comparison of enzymes in strains of Gluconobacter species. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 30, 115-126.
Validation List no. 16 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Gluconobacter cerinus (ex Asai 1935) Yamada and Akita 1984 emend. Katsura et al. 2002.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 19441= CIP 103150 = DSM 9533 = DSM 9534 = IFO (now NBRC) 3267 = LMG 1368 = NRRL B-4241.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB178406.
Synonym: "Gluconobacter cerinus" (Asai 1935) Asai and Shoda 1958.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. cerinus, wax-colored, yellow like wax.
Reference: KATSURA (K.), YAMADA (Y.), UCHIMURA (T.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Gluconobacter asaii Mason and Claus 1989 is a junior subjective synonym of Gluconobacter cerinus Yamada and Akita 1984. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1635-1640.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Katsura et al. 2002, Gluconobacter cerinus (ex Asai 1935) Yamada and Akita 1984 emend. Katsura et al. 2002 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Gluconobacter asaii Mason and Claus 1989.
Reference: KATSURA (K.), YAMADA (Y.), UCHIMURA (T.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Gluconobacter asaii Mason and Claus 1989 is a junior subjective synonym of Gluconobacter cerinus Yamada and Akita 1984. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1635-1640.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gluconobacter frateurii Mason and Claus 1989, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 49207= CIP 104735 = DSM 7146 = IFO (now NBRC) 3264 = LMG 1365.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X82290.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. frateurii, of Frateur, named after Joseph Frateur (1903-1974), Belgian microbiologist, who is well known for his study of acetic acid bacteria.
Valid publication: MASON (L.M.) and CLAUS (G.W.): Phenotypic characteristics correlated with deoxyribonucleic acid sequence similarities for three species of Gluconobacter: G. oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961, G. frateurii sp. nov., and G. asaii sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 174-184.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gluconobacter japonicus Malimas et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 7, K. Kondo = NBRC 3271 = BCC 14458.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB253435.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. japonicus, of Japan, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: MALIMAS (T.), YUKPHAN (P.), TAKAHASHI (M.), MURAMATSU (Y.), KANEYASU (M.), POTACHAROEN (W.), TANASUPAWAT (S.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), TANTICHAROEN (M.) and YAMADA (Y.): Gluconobacter japonicus sp. nov., an acetic acid bacterium in the Alphaproteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 466-471.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gluconobacter kanchanaburiensis Malimas et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: strain AD92 = BCC 15889 = NBRC 103587.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB459530.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. kanchanaburiensis, pertaining to Kanchanaburi, Thailand, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 129. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2129-2130.
Effective publication: MALIMAS (T.), YUKPHAN (P.), LUNDAA (T.), MURAMATSU (Y.), TAKAHASHI (M.), KANEYASU (M.), POTACHAROEN (W.), TANASUPAWAT (S.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), SUZUKI (K.), TANTICHAROEN (M.) and YAMADA (Y.): Gluconobacter kanchanaburiensis sp. nov., a brown pigment-producing acetic acid bacterium for Thai isolates in the Alphaproteobacteria. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 2009, 55, 247-254.
Validation List no. 129 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Gluconobacter kondonii Malimas et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) K. Kondo 75 = BCC 14441 = IFO 3266 = NBRC 3266.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB162712.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. kondonii, of Kondo, to honor a Japanese microbiologist, Dr. Keiji Kondo, in recognition of his contributions to the systematic study of acetic acid bacteria, especially in isolation of a large number of Gluconobacter strains.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 120. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 529-530.
Effective publication: MALIMAS (T.), YUKPHAN (P.), TAKAHASHI (M.), KANEYASU (M.), POTACHAROEN (W.), TANASUPAWAT (S.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), TANTICHAROEN (M.) and YAMADA (Y.): Gluconobacter kondonii sp. nov., an acetic acid bacterium in the α-Proteobacteria. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 2007, 53, 301-307.
Validation List no. 120 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The specific epithet kondonii is a "N.L. gen. n.", not a "L. gen. n." as cited in the paper by Malimas et al. 2008.

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Gluconobacter nephelii Kommanee et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RBY-1 = BCC 36733 = NBRC 106061 = PCU 318.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB540148.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Nephelium, the generic name of rambutan, Nephelium lappaceum, a tropical fruit; N.L. gen. n. nephelii, of Nephelium, from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: KOMMANEE (J.), TANASUPAWAT (S.), YUKPHAN (P.), MALIMAS (T.), MURAMATSU (Y.), NAKAGAWA (Y.) and YAMADA (Y.): Gluconobacter nephelii sp. nov., an acetic acid bacterium in the class Alphaproteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2117-2122.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gluconobacter oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 19357= CCUG 18132 = CIP 103106 = DSM 3503 = DSM 7145 = ICMP 12533 = IFO (now NBRC) 14819 = LMG 1408 = JCM 7642 = NCCB 75005 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 9013.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X73820.
Synonyms: "Bacterium oxydans" Henneberg 1897, "Bacillus oxydans" (Henneberg 1897) Migula 1900, "Acetobacter oxydans" (Henneberg 1897) Bergey et al. 1923, "Acetomonas oxydans" (Henneberg 1897) Shimwell and Carr 1959, "Gluconobacter oxydans" (Henneberg 1897) Asai in Asai et al. 1964.
Etymology: N.L. v. oxydo (from Gr. adj. oxus, sour, acid), to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. oxydans, oxidizing.
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: 1 HENNEBERG (W.): Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Essigbakteriën. Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. Abteilung II, 1897, 3, 223-231. 2 DE LEY (J.): Comparative carbohydrate metabolism and a proposal for a phylogenetic relationship of the acetic acid bacteria. Journal of General Microbiology, 1961, 24, 31-50.

Gluconobacter oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Gosselé et al. 1983.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 19357= CCUG 18132 = CIP 103106 = DSM 3503 = DSM 7145 = ICMP 12533 = IFO (now NBRC) 14819 = LMG 1408 = JCM 7642 = NCCB 75005 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 9013.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X73820.
Synonyms: "Bacterium oxydans" Henneberg 1897, "Bacillus oxydans" (Henneberg 1897) Migula 1900, "Acetobacter oxydans" (Henneberg 1897) Bergey et al. 1923, "Acetomonas oxydans" (Henneberg 1897) Shimwell and Carr 1959, "Gluconobacter oxydans" (Henneberg 1897) Asai in Asai et al. 1964.
Etymology: N.L. v. oxydo (from Gr. adj. oxus, sour, acid), to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. oxydans, oxidizing.
Reference: GOSSELÉ (F.), SWINGS (J.), KERSTERS (K.) and DE LEY (J.): Numerical analysis of phenotypic features and protein gel electropherograms of Gluconobacter Asai 1935 emend. mut. char. Asai, Iizuka, and Komagata 1964. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 65-81.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: From the results of a numerical analysis, Gosselé et al. 1983 conclude that the species Gluconobacter oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961 (Approved Lists 1980) should not be further divided into five subspecies as listed on the 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).

Gluconobacter oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Mason and Claus 1989.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 19357= CCUG 18132 = CIP 103106 = DSM 3503 = DSM 7145 = ICMP 12533 = IFO (now NBRC) 14819 = LMG 1408 = JCM 7642 = NCCB 75005 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 9013.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X73820.
Synonyms: "Bacterium oxydans" Henneberg 1897, "Bacillus oxydans" (Henneberg 1897) Migula 1900, "Acetobacter oxydans" (Henneberg 1897) Bergey et al. 1923, "Acetomonas oxydans" (Henneberg 1897) Shimwell and Carr 1959, "Gluconobacter oxydans" (Henneberg 1897) Asai in Asai et al. 1964.
Etymology: N.L. v. oxydo (from Gr. adj. oxus, sour, acid), to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. oxydans, oxidizing.
Reference: MASON (L.M.) and CLAUS (G.W.): Phenotypic characteristics correlated with deoxyribonucleic acid sequence similarities for three species of Gluconobacter: G. oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961, G. frateurii sp. nov., and G. asaii sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 174-184.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gluconobacter oxydans subsp. industrius (Henneberg 1898) De Ley and Frateur 1974, subspecies.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LMD 24.1 = LMG 1674 = NCCB 24001.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU205101.
Synonyms: "Bacterium industrium" Henneberg 1898, "Bacillus industrius" (Henneberg 1898) Migula 1900, "Bacterium aceti viscosum" Baker et al. 1912, "Acetobacter industrius" (Henneberg 1898) Bergey et al. 1923, not "Gluconobacter viscosus" Asai 1935, "Acetobacter capsulatum" (sic) Shimwell 1936, "Acetobacter viscosum" (sic) (Baker et al. 1912) Shimwell 1936, "Acetobacter suboxydans var. muciparum" (sic) Frateur 1950, "Acetobacter suboxydans var. biourgianum" (sic) Frateur 1950, "Gluconobacter industrius" (Henneberg 1898) Asai et al. 1964, "Gluconobacter capsulatus" (Shimwell 1936) Asai et al. 1964.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. industrius, active, industrious.
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: 1 HENNEBERG (W.): Bacterium industrium und B. ascendens und Ergänzungen zu den bisherigen untersuchungen über Essigbakteriën. Deutsche Essigindustrie, 1898, 2, 145-148. 2 DE LEY (J.) and FRATEUR (J.): Genus IV. Gluconobacter Asai 1935, 689, emend. mut. char. Asai, Iizuka and Komagata 1964, 100. In: R.E. BUCHANAN and N.E. GIBBONS (editors): Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, eighth edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1974, pp. 251-253.

¤ Gluconobacter oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Gosselé et al. 1983.

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Gluconobacter oxydans subsp. melanogenes (Beijerinck 1911) De Ley and Frateur 1974, subspecies.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LMD 29.2 = NCCB 29002.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not found.
Synonyms: "Acetobacter melanogenus" Beijerinck 1911"Acetobacter melanogenum (sic) var. maltovorans" Frateur 1950, "Acetobacter melanogenum (sic) var. malto-saccharovorans" Frateur 1950, "Acetomonas melanogena" (Beijerinck 1911) Leifson 1954, "Gluconobacter melanogenus" (Beijerinck 1911) Asai and Shoda 1958, "Acetobacter rubiginosus" Kondô and Ameyama 1958, "Gluconobacter rubiginosus" (Kondô and Ameyama 1958) Asai et al. 1964, Gluconobacter oxydans subsp. melanogenus (Beijerinck 1911) De Ley and Frateur 1974.
Etymology: Gr. n. melania, black pigment; N.L. suff. -genes (from Gr. v. gennaô, to produce), producing; N.L. part. adj. melanogenes, producing black pigment.
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: 1 BEIJERINCK (M.): Über pigmentbildung bei Essigbakterien. Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. Abteilung II, 1911, 29, 169-176. 2 DE LEY (J.) and FRATEUR (J.): Genus IV. Gluconobacter Asai 1935, emend. mut. char. Asai, Iizuka and Komagata 1964, 100. In: R.E. BUCHANAN and N.E. GIBBONS (editors): Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, eighth edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1974, pp. 251-253.

¤ Gluconobacter oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Gosselé et al. 1983.

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Gluconobacter oxydans subsp. oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley and Frateur 1974, subspecies.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 19357= CCUG 18132 = CIP 103106 = DSM 3503 = DSM 7145 = ICMP 12533 = IFO (now NBRC) 14819 = LMG 1408 = JCM 7642 = NCCB 75005 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 9013.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X73820.
Etymology: N.L. v. oxydo (from Gr. adj. oxus, sour, acid), to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. oxydans, oxidizing.
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: 1 HENNEBERG (W.): Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Essigbakteriën. Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. Abteilung II, 1897, 3, 223-231. 2 DE LEY (J.): Comparative carbohydrate metabolism and a proposal for a phylogenetic relationship of the acetic acid bacteria. Journal of General Microbiology, 1961, 24, 31-50.

Note: The original authorship, (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961, was corrected according to the new Rule 40d.
Reference: GARRITY (G.M.), LABEDA (D.P.) and OREN (A.): Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. XIIth International (IUMS) Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology. Minutes of the meetings, 3, 4 and 6 August 2008, Istanbul, Turkey. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2775-2780.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Gluconobacter oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Gosselé et al. 1983.

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Gluconobacter oxydans subsp. sphaericus Ameyama 1975, subspecies.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BCC 14448 = CIP 106061 = IFO (now NBRC) 12467 = LMG 1414.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB163867.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. sphaericus, spherical, referring to the cell shape of the type strain.
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: AMEYAMA (M.): Gluconobacter oxydans subsp. sphaericus, new subspecies isolated from grapes. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1975, 25, 365-370.

¤ Gluconobacter oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Gosselé et al. 1983.

¤ Gluconobacter sphaericus (Ameyama 1975) Malimas et al. 2008, comb. nov.

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Gluconobacter oxydans subsp. suboxydans (Kluyver and de Leeuw 1924) De Ley and Frateur 1974, subspecies.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LMD 23.2 = LMG 1673 = NBRC 12528.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB178432.
Synonyms: "Acetobacter suboxydans" Kluyver and de Leeuw 1924, "Bacterium gluconicum" Hermann 1928, "Bacterium hoshigaki var. rosea" Takahashi and Asai 1930, "Bacterium industrium var. hoshigaki" Takahashi and Asai 1930, "Salmonella gluconica" (Hermann 1928) Pribram 1933, "Acetobacter hoshigaki" Bergey et al. 1934, "Acetogluconobacter dioxyacetonicus" Asai 1935, "Gluconoacetobacter cerinus" Asai 1935, "Gluconoacetobacter rugosus" Asai 1935, "Gluconoacetobacter nonoxygluconicus" Asai 1935, "Gluconoacetobacter scleroideus" Asai 1935, "Gluconoacetobacter opacus" Asai 1935, "Gluconoacetobacter roseus" Asai 1935, "Acetobacter roseum" (sic) (Asai 1935) Vaughn 1942, "Acetobacter gluconicum" (sic) (Hermann 1928) Kelly and Vaughn 1948, "Acetobacter suboxydans var. hoyerianum" Frateur 1950, "Gluconobacter gluconicum" (sic) (Hermann 1928) Asai and Shoda 1958, "Gluconobacter cerinus" (Asai 1935) Asai and Shoda 1958, "Gluconobacter roseus" (Asai 1935) Asai and Shoda 1958, "Gluconobacter scleroideus" (Asai 1935) Asai and Shoda 1958, "Acetobacter dioxyacetonicus" (Asai 1935) Kondô and Ameyama 1958, "Acetobacter albidus" Kondô and Ameyama 1958, "Gluconobacter albidus" (Kondô and Ameyama 1958) Asai et al. 1964, "Gluconobacter dioxyacetonicus" (Asai 1935) Asai et al. 1964, "Gluconobacter nonoxygluconicus" (Asai 1935) Asai et al. 1964.
Etymology: L. pref. sub, under, below, slightly; N.L. v. oxydo (from Gr. adj. oxus, sour, acid), to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. suboxydans, slightly oxidizing.
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: 1 KLUYVER (A.J.) and DE LEEUW (F.J.G.): Acetobacter suboxydans, een merkwaardige azijnbacterie. Tijdschrift voor vergeeijkende geneeskunde, gezondheidsleer en parasitaire en infectieziekten, 1924, 10, 170-281. 2 DE LEY (J.) and FRATEUR (J.): Genus IV. Gluconobacter Asai 1935, emend. mut. char. Asai, Iizuka and Komagata 1964, 100. In: R.E. BUCHANAN and N.E. GIBBONS (editors): Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, eighth edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1974, pp. 251-253.

¤ Gluconobacter oxydans (Henneberg 1897) De Ley 1961 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Gosselé et al. 1983.

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Gluconobacter roseus (ex Asai 1935) Malimas et al. 2008, sp. nov., nom. rev.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) G-2, T. Asai = BCC 14456 = IAM 1838 = JCM 20293 = NBRC 3990.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB178429.
Synonym: "Gluconobacter roseus" Asai 1935.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. roseus, rose, referring to the colony color of the type strain.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 122. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1511-1512.
Effective publication: MALIMAS (T.), YUKPHAN (P.), TAKAHASHI (M.), MURAMATSU (Y.), KANEYASU (M.), POTACHAROEN (W.), TANASUPAWAT (S.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), TANTICHAROEN (M.) and YAMADA (Y.): Gluconobacter roseus (ex Asai 1935) sp. nov., nom. rev., a pink-colored acetic acid bacterium in the Alphaproteobacteria. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 2008, 54, 119-125.
Validation List no. 122 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Notes:
1 In the effective publication, the strain IAM 1838 (= JCM 20293) is erroneously cited as IAM 1839 (= JCM 20294).
Reference: KUDO (T.): Personal communication (March 10, 2009).
2 The type strain IFO 3990 is also cited in the effective publication. However, from 01 July 2002, all cultures preserved in the IFO have been transferred to the NBRC, and NBRC number corresponds to the same IFO number.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 122 (footnote ¶). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1511-1512.
Validation List no. 122 in IJSEM Online

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Gluconobacter sphaericus (Ameyama 1975) Malimas et al. 2008, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BCC 14448 = CIP 106061 = LMG 1414 = NBRC 12467.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB163867.
Basonym: ¤ Gluconobacter oxydans subsp. sphaericus Ameyama 1975 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. masc. adj. sphaericus, spherical, referring to the cell shape of the type strain.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 124. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2471-2472.
Effective publication: MALIMAS (T.), YUKPHAN (P.), TAKAHASHI (M.), MURAMATSU (Y.), KANEYASU (M.), POTACHAROEN (W.), TANASUPAWAT (S.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), TANTICHAROEN (M.) and YAMADA (Y.): Gluconobacter sphaericus (Ameyama 1975) comb. nov., a brown pigment-producing acetic acid bacterium in the Alphaproteobacteria. J.Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 2008, 54, 211-220.
Validation List no. 124 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Gluconobacter thailandicus Tanasupawat et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) F149-1 = BCC 14116 = JCM 12310 = NBRC 100600 = PCU 225 = TISTR 1533.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB128050.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. thailandicus, of Thailand, pertaining to Thailand, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 103. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 983-985.
Effective publication: TANASUPAWAT (S.), THAWAI (C.), YUKPHAN (P.), MOONMANGMEE (D.), ITOH (T.), ADACHI (O.) and YAMADA (Y.): Gluconobacter thailandicus sp. nov., an acetic acid bacterium in the α-Proteobacteria. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 2004, 50, 159-167.
Validation List no. 103 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Gluconobacter uchimurae Tanasupawat et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ZW160-2 = BCC 14681 = NBRC 100627.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB193244.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. uchimurae, of Uchimura, to honor a Japanese microbiologist, Dr. Tai Uchimura, Professor, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan, in recognition of his contributions to the systematic study of acetic acid bacteria, especially in the study of Asaia, Acetobacter, Gluconobacter, and Gluconacetobacter strains.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 144. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 473-475.
Effective publication: TANASUPAWAT (S.), KOMMANEE (J.), YUKPHAN (P.), MOONMANGMEE (D.), MURAMATSU (Y.), NAKAGAWA (Y.) and YAMADA (Y.): Gluconobacter uchimurae sp. nov., an acetic acid bacterium in the α-Proteobacteria. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 2011, 57, 293-301.
Validation List no. 144 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Gluconobacter wancherniae Yukphan et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AC42 = BCC 15775 = NBRC 103581.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB511060.
Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. wancherniae, of Wanchern, to honor Wanchern Potacharoen, a Thai microbiologist, the former head of BIOTEC Culture Collection (BCC), National Center for Genetic and Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Pathumthani, Thailand, in recognition of her contributions to the systematic study of acetic acid bacteria.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 134. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1477-1479.
Effective publication: YUKPHAN (P.), MALIMAS (T.), LUNDAA (T.), MURAMATSU (Y.), TAKAHASHI (M.), KANEYASU (M.), TANASUPAWAT (S.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), SUZUKI (K.), TANTICHAROEN (M.) and YAMADA (Y.): Gluconobacter wancherniae sp. nov., an acetic acid bacterium from Thai isolates in the α-Proteobacteria. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 2010, 56, 67-73.
Validation List no. 134 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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