Genus Hyperthermus

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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").

 

Hyperthermus Zillig et al. 1991, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Hyperthermus butylicus Zillig et al. 1991.
Etymology: Gr. prep. hyper, above; Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Hyperthermus, an organism existing in a very hot environment.
Reference: ZILLIG (W.), HOLZ (I.) and WUNDERL (S.): Hyperthermus butylicus gen. nov., sp. nov., a hyperthermophilic, anaerobic, peptide-fermenting, facultatively H2S-generating archaebacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 169-170.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Hyperthermus butylicus Zillig et al. 1991, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 700455 = DSM 5456 = JCM 9403.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP000493.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. butylicus, butylic, referring to the production of butanol.
Reference: ZILLIG (W.), HOLZ (I.) and WUNDERL (S.): Hyperthermus butylicus gen. nov., sp. nov., a hyperthermophilic, anaerobic, peptide-fermenting, facultatively H2S-generating archaebacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 169-170.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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