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Genus Gracilibacillus

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: 12
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).


 

Gracilibacillus Wainø et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Gracilibacillus halotolerans Wainø et al. 1999.
Etymology: L. adj. gracilis, slender; L. masc. n. bacillus, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Gracilibacillus, the slender bacillus/rod.
Valid publication: WAINØ (M.), TINDALL (B.J.), SCHUMANN (P.) and INGVORSEN (K.): Gracilibacillus gen. nov., with description of Gracilibacillus halotolerans gen. nov., sp. nov.; transfer of Bacillus dipsosauri to Gracilibacillus dipsosauri comb. nov., and Bacillus salexigens to the genus Salibacillus gen. nov., as Salibacillus salexigens comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 821-831.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Gracilibacillus Wainø et al. 1999 emend. Hirota et al. 2014.
Reference: HIROTA, K., HANAOKA, Y., NODASAKA, Y. and YUMOTO, I. 2014. Gracilibacillus alcaliphilus sp. nov., a facultative alkaliphile isolated from indigo fermentation liquor for dyeing. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3174-3180.
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Gracilibacillus alcaliphilus Hirota et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SG103=JCM 17253=NCIMB 14683.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB854047.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: N.L. n. alcali (from Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort), alkali; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; M.L. masc. adj. alcaliphilus, liking alkaline media.
Source: Industrial.
Valid publication:
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Effective publication: HIROTA, K., HANAOKA, Y., NODASAKA, Y. and YUMOTO, I. . Gracilibacillus alcaliphilus sp. nov., a facultative alkaliphile isolated from indigo fermentation liquor for dyeing.
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Gracilibacillus boraciitolerans Ahmed et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) T-16X = ATCC BAA-1190 = DSM 17256 = IAM 15263 = JCM 21714.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB197126.
Etymology: N.L. n. boracium, boron; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. boraciitolerans, boron-tolerating.
Valid publication: AHMED (I.), YOKOTA (A.) and FUJIWARA (T.): Gracilibacillus boraciitolerans sp. nov., a highly boron-tolerant and moderately halotolerant bacterium isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 796-802.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gracilibacillus bigeumensis Kim et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BH097 = DSM 19028 = KCTC 13130.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF520006.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. bigeumensis, of or belonging to Bigeum Island, Korea, the source of the soil sample from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: KIM (P.), LEE (J.C.), PARK (D.J.), SHIN (K.S.), KIM (J.Y.) and KIM (C.J.): Gracilibacillus bigeumensis sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium from solar saltern soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1857-1863.
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Gracilibacillus dipsosauri (Lawson et al. 1996) Wainø et al. 1999, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DD1 = ATCC 700347= CIP 105095 = DSM 11125 = LMG 17413 = NCIMB 703027 (formerly NCFB 3027) = NRRL B-23348.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB101591.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus dipsosauri Lawson et al. 1996.
Etymology: N.L. n. Dipsosaurus, scientific genus name of the desert iguana; N.L. gen. n. dipsosauri, of the desert iguana because it was first isolated from the nasal salt glands of the desert iguana.
Valid publication: WAINØ (M.), TINDALL (B.J.), SCHUMANN (P.) and INGVORSEN (K.): Gracilibacillus gen. nov., with description of Gracilibacillus halotolerans gen. nov., sp. nov.; transfer of Bacillus dipsosauri to Gracilibacillus dipsosauri comb. nov., and Bacillus salexigens to the genus Salibacillus gen. nov., as Salibacillus salexigens comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 821-831.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gracilibacillus halophilus Chen et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM-C55.5 = CGMCC 1.6303 = DSM 17856.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU135704.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. masc. adj. philus (from Gr. adj. philos), loving; N.L. masc. adj. halophilus, salt-loving.
Valid publication: CHEN (Y.G.), CUI (X.L.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), LI (W.J.), WANG (Y.X.), XU (L.H.), PENG (Q), WEN (M.L.) and JIANG (C.L.): Gracilibacillus halophilus sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from saline soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2403-2408.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gracilibacillus halotolerans Wainø et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NN = ATCC 700849= DSM 11805 = JCM 10718.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF036922.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. halotolerans, salt-tolerating.
Valid publication: WAINØ (M.), TINDALL (B.J.), SCHUMANN (P.) and INGVORSEN (K.): Gracilibacillus gen. nov., with description of Gracilibacillus halotolerans gen. nov., sp. nov.; transfer of Bacillus dipsosauri to Gracilibacillus dipsosauri comb. nov., and Bacillus salexigens to the genus Salibacillus gen. nov., as Salibacillus salexigens comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 821-831.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gracilibacillus kekensis Gao et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) K170 = CGMCC 1.10681 = DSM 23178.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ439902.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. kekensis, of or belonging to Keke Salt Lake in China, where the bacterium was isolated.
Valid publication: GAO (M.), LIU (Z.Z.), ZHOU (Y.G.), LIU (H.C.), MA (Y.C.), WANG (L.), CHEN (S.F.) and JI (X.C.): Gracilibacillus kekensis sp. nov., a moderate halophile isolated from Keke Salt Lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1032-1036.
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Gracilibacillus lacisalsi Jeon et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BH312 = DSM 19029 = KCTC 13129.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ664540.
Etymology: L. masc. n. lacus, lake; L. adj. salsus, salted, salt; N.L. gen. n. lacisalsi, of a salt lake.
Valid publication: JEON (C.O.), LIM (J.M.), JANG (H.H.), PARK (D.J.), XU (L.H.), JIANG (C.L.) and KIM (C.J.): Gracilibacillus lacisalsi sp. nov., a halophilic Gram-positive bacterium from a salt lake in China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2282-2286.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gracilibacillus orientalis Carrasco et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) XH-63 = AS 1.4250 = CCM 7326 = CECT 7097.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM040716.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. orientalis, eastern, bacterium inhabiting the East.
Valid publication: CARRASCO (I.J.), MÁRQUEZ (M.C.), YANFEN (X.), MA (Y.), COWAN (D.A.), JONES (B.E.), GRANT (W.D.) and VENTOSA (A.): Gracilibacillus orientalis sp. nov., a novel moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt lake in Inner Mongolia, China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 599-604.
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Gracilibacillus saliphilus Tang et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 91119 = CCTCC AA 208015 = DSM 19802.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU784646.
Etymology: L. n. sal salis, salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. saliphilus, salt-loving.
Valid publication: TANG (S.K.), WANG (Y.), LOU (K.), MAO (P.H.), JIN (X.), JIANG (C.L.), XU (L.H.) and LI (W.J.): Gracilibacillus saliphilus sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1620-1624.
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Gracilibacillus thailandensis Chamroensaksri et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TP2-8 = JCM 15569 = PCU 304 = TISTR 1881.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ182214.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. thailandensis, of or pertaining to Thailand, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: CHAMROENSAKSRI (N.), TANASUPAWAT (S.), AKARACHARANYA (A.), VISESSANGUAN (W.), KUDO (T.) and ITOH (T.): Gracilibacillus thailandensis sp. nov., from fermented fish (pla-ra). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 944-948.
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Gracilibacillus ureilyticus Huo et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MF38 = CGMCC 1.7727 = JCM 15711.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU709020.
Etymology: N.L. n. urea, urea; N.L. masc. adj. lyticus (from Gr. masc. adj. lutikos), able to dissolve; N.L. masc. adj. ureilyticus, urea-dissolving.
Valid publication: HUO (Y.Y.), XU (X.W.), CUI (H.L.) and WU (M.): Gracilibacillus ureilyticus sp. nov., a halotolerant bacterium from a saline–alkaline soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1383-1386.
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