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Genus Kineosphaera

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).


 

Kineosphaera Liu et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Kineosphaera limosa Liu et al. 2002.
Etymology: Gr. n. kinesis, motion; L. fem. n. sphaera, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Kineosphaera, a motile sphere.
Valid publication: LIU (W.T.), HANADA (S.), MARSH (T.L.), KAMAGATA (Y.) and NAKAMURA (K.): Kineosphaera limosa gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-positive polyhydroxyalkanoate-accumulating coccus isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1845-1849.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Kineosphaera limosa Liu et al. 2002, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Lpha5 = DSM 14548 = JCM 11399 = NBRC 100340.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF109792.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. limosa, muddy, pertaining to sludge, the natural habitat of the species.
Valid publication: LIU (W.T.), HANADA (S.), MARSH (T.L.), KAMAGATA (Y.) and NAKAMURA (K.): Kineosphaera limosa gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-positive polyhydroxyalkanoate-accumulating coccus isolated from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1845-1849.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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