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Genus Gracilibacter

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).


 

Gracilibacter Lee et al. 2006, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Gracilibacteraceae Lee et al. 2010).
Type species: ¤ Gracilibacter thermotolerans Lee et al. 2006.
Etymology: L. adj. gracilis, slender; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod or staff; N.L. masc. n. Gracilibacter, slender rod, referring to its cell shape.
Valid publication: LEE (Y.J.), ROMANEK (C.S.), MILLS (G.L.), DAVIS (R.C.), WHITMAN (W.B.) and WIEGEL (J.): Gracilibacter thermotolerans gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, thermotolerant bacterium from a constructed wetland receiving acid sulfate water. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2089-2093.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Gracilibacter thermotolerans Lee et al. 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JW/YJL-S1 = ATCC BAA-1219 = DSM 17427.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ117465.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. thermotolerans, heat-tolerating.
Valid publication: LEE (Y.J.), ROMANEK (C.S.), MILLS (G.L.), DAVIS (R.C.), WHITMAN (W.B.) and WIEGEL (J.): Gracilibacter thermotolerans gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, thermotolerant bacterium from a constructed wetland receiving acid sulfate water. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2089-2093.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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