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Genus Ketobacter

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Number of species, including synonyms, cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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

 

Ketobacter Kim et al. 2018, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Ketobacter alkanivorans Kim et al. 2018.
Etymology: Gr. n. Keto, Greek goddess of sea monsters, referring to the marine origin; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Ketobacter, a rod from the sea.
Valid publication: KIM, S. H., KIM, J. G., JUNG, M. Y., KIM, S. J., GWAK, J. H., YU, W. J., ROH, S. W., KIM, Y. H. and RHEE, S. K. 2018. Ketobacter alkanivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an n-alkane-degrading bacterium isolated from seawater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 2258-2264.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Ketobacter alkanivorans Kim et al. 2018, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GI5=KCTC 52659=JCM 31835.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: KY303768.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: CP022684.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. alkanum, alkane; L. pres. part. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. alkanivorans, alkane-degrading.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: KIM, S. H., KIM, J. G., JUNG, M. Y., KIM, S. J., GWAK, J. H., YU, W. J., ROH, S. W., KIM, Y. H. and RHEE, S. K. 2018. Ketobacter alkanivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an n-alkane-degrading bacterium isolated from seawater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 2258-2264.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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