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Genus Isochromatium

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).


 

Isochromatium Imhoff et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Isochromatium buderi (Trüper and Jannasch 1968) Imhoff et al. 1998.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Isc. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. adj. isos, equal, like, similar; N.L. neut. n. Chromatium, a genus name; N.L. neut. n. Isochromatium, the similar Chromatium, the bacterium similar to Chromatium.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), SÜLING (J.) and PETRI (R.): Phylogenetic relationships among the Chromatiaceae, their taxonomic reclassification and description of the new genera Allochromatium, Halochromatium, Isochromatium, Marichromatium, Thiococcus, Thiohalocapsa and Thermochromatium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1129-1143.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Isochromatium buderi (Trüper and Jannasch 1968) Imhoff et al. 1998, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 8111 = ATCC 25588= DSM 176.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ224430.
Basonym: ¤ Chromatium buderi Trüper and Jannasch 1968 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. buderi, of Buder; named for J. Buder, a German plant physiologist.
Valid publication: IMHOFF (J.F.), SÜLING (J.) and PETRI (R.): Phylogenetic relationships among the Chromatiaceae, their taxonomic reclassification and description of the new genera Allochromatium, Halochromatium, Isochromatium, Marichromatium, Thiococcus, Thiohalocapsa and Thermochromatium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1129-1143.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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