Genus Halomicrobium

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Number of species cited in this file: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Halomicrobium Oren et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Halomicrobium mukohataei (Ihara et al. 1997) Oren et al. 2002.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Hmc. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. neut. n. microbium (from Gr. adj. mikros, small and Gr. n. bios, life), a microbe; N.L. neutr. n. Halomicrobium, small, salt-life form.
Reference: OREN (A.), ELEVI (R.), WATANABE (S.), IHARA (K.) and CORCELLI (A.): Halomicrobium mukohataei gen. nov., comb. nov., and emended description of Halomicrobium mukohataei. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1831-1835.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halomicrobium katesii Kharroub et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Al-5 = CECT 7257 = DSM 19301.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF533994.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. katesii, of Kates, named in honour of Professor Morris Kates, for his contributions on halophilic micro-organisms.
Reference: KHARROUB (K.), LIZAMA (C.), AGUILERA (M.), BOULAHROUF (A.), CAMPOS (V.), RAMOS-CORMENZANA (A.) and MONTEOLIVA-SÁNCHEZ (M.): Halomicrobium katesii sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2354-2358.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halomicrobium mukohataei (Ihara et al. 1997) Oren et al. 2002, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain arg-2 = ATCC 700874 = CIP 105174 = DSM 12286 = JCM 9738 = NCIMB 13541.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF645690, CP001688 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Haloarcula mukohataei Ihara et al. 1997.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. mukohataei, of Mukohata, named after Yasuo Mukohata, Japanese biochemist and biophysicist.
Reference: OREN (A.), ELEVI (R.), WATANABE (S.), IHARA (K.) and CORCELLI (A.): Halomicrobium mukohataei gen. nov., comb. nov., and emended description of Halomicrobium mukohataei. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1831-1835.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halomicrobium zhouii Yang and Cui 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TBN51 = CGMCC 1.10457 = JCM 17095.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM063952 (rrnA), HQ215546 (rrnB), and HQ215547 (rrnC).
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. zhouii, of Zhou, named in honour of Professor Pei-Jin Zhou, for his contributions to the study of halophilic archaea.
Reference: YANG (X.) and CUI (H.L.): Halomicrobium zhouii sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon from a marine solar saltern. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1235-1240.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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