Genus Leisingera

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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").

 

Leisingera Schaefer et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Leisingera methylohalidivorans Schaefer et al. 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Leisingera, in honour of Thomas Leisinger, on the occasion of his retirement and for his contributions to our understanding of the biochemistry of bacterial methyl halide metabolism.
Reference: SCHAEFER (J.K.), GOODWIN (K.D.), McDONALD (I.R.), MURRELL (J.C.) and OREMLAND (R.S.): Leisingera methylohalidivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine methylotroph that grows on methyl bromide. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 851-859.
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Leisingera Schaefer et al. 2002 emend. Martens et al. 2006.
Type species: ¤ Leisingera methylohalidivorans Schaefer et al. 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Leisingera, in honour of Thomas Leisinger, on the occasion of his retirement and for his contributions to our understanding of the biochemistry of bacterial methyl halide metabolism.
Reference: MARTENS (T.), HEIDORN (T.), PUKALL (R.), SIMON (M.), TINDALL (B.J.) and BRINKHOFF (T.): Reclassification of Roseobacter gallaeciensis Ruiz-Ponte et al. 1998 as Phaeobacter gallaeciensis gen. nov., comb. nov., description of Phaeobacter inhibens sp. nov., reclassification of Ruegeria algicola (Lafay et al. 1995) Uchino et al. 1999 as Marinovum algicola gen. nov., comb. nov., and emended descriptions of the genera Roseobacter, Ruegeria and Leisingera. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1293-1304.
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Leisingera Schaefer et al. 2002 emend. Vandecandelaere et al. 2008.
Type species: ¤ Leisingera methylohalidivorans Schaefer et al. 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Leisingera, in honour of Thomas Leisinger, on the occasion of his retirement and for his contributions to our understanding of the biochemistry of bacterial methyl halide metabolism.
Reference: VANDECANDELAERE (I.), SEGAERT (E.), MOLLICA (A.), FAIMALI (M.) and VANDAMME (P.): Leisingera aquimarina sp. nov., isolated from a marine electroactive biofilm, and emended descriptions of Leisingera methylohalidivorans Schaefer et al. 2002, Phaeobacter daeponensis Yoon et al. 2007 and Phaeobacter inhibens Martens et al. 2006. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2788-2793.
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Leisingera aquimarina Vandecandelaere et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CCUG 55860 = LMG 24366.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM900415.
Etymology: L. fem. n. aqua, water; L. adj. marinus, from the sea; N.L. fem. adj. aquimarina, from seawater.
Reference: VANDECANDELAERE (I.), SEGAERT (E.), MOLLICA (A.), FAIMALI (M.) and VANDAMME (P.): Leisingera aquimarina sp. nov., isolated from a marine electroactive biofilm, and emended descriptions of Leisingera methylohalidivorans Schaefer et al. 2002, Phaeobacter daeponensis Yoon et al. 2007 and Phaeobacter inhibens Martens et al. 2006. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2788-2793.
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Leisingera methylohalidivorans Schaefer et al. 2002, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain MB2 = ATCC BAA-92 = DSM 14336.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY005463.
Etymology: N.L. n. methylohalidum, methyl halide; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; methylohalidivorans, degrading methyl halides.
Reference: SCHAEFER (J.K.), GOODWIN (K.D.), MCDONALD (I.R.), MURRELL (J.C.) and OREMLAND (R.S.): Leisingera methylohalidivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine methylotroph that grows on methyl bromide. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 851-859.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Leisingera methylohalidivorans Schaefer et al. 2002 emend. Vandecandelaere et al. 2008.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain MB2 = ATCC BAA-92 = DSM 14336.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY005463.
Etymology: N.L. n. methylohalidum, methyl halide; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; methylohalidivorans, degrading methyl halides.
Reference: VANDECANDELAERE (I.), SEGAERT (E.), MOLLICA (A.), FAIMALI (M.) and VANDAMME (P.): Leisingera aquimarina sp. nov., isolated from a marine electroactive biofilm, and emended descriptions of Leisingera methylohalidivorans Schaefer et al. 2002, Phaeobacter daeponensis Yoon et al. 2007 and Phaeobacter inhibens Martens et al. 2006. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2788-2793.
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Leisingera nanhaiensis Sun et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain NH52F = CCTCC AB 208316 = LMG 24841 = MCCC 1A04178.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ232451.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. nanhaiensis, referring to Nanhai, the Chinese name for the South China Sea, from where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: SUN (F.), WANG (B.), LIU (X.), LAI (Q.), DU (Y.), LI (G.), LUO (J.) and SHAO (Z.): Leisingera nanhaiensis sp. nov., isolated from marine sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 275-280.
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