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Genus Lishizhenia

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: 2
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).


 

Lishizhenia Lau et al. 2006, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Lishizhenia caseinilytica Lau et al. 2006.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Lishizhenia, named after Li Shizhen (1518-1593), the famous Chinese naturalist.
Valid publication: LAU (K.W.K.), REN (J.), WAI (N.L.M.), QIAN (P.Y.), WONG (P.K.) and WU (M.): Lishizhenia caseinilytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium of the phylum Bacteroidetes. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2317-2322.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Lishizhenia caseinilytica Lau et al. 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) UST040201-001 = JCM 13821 = NRRL B-41434.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB176674.
Etymology: N.L. n. caseinum, casein; N.L. adj. lyticus -a -um (from Gr. adj. lutikos -ê -on), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. fem. adj. caseinilytica, casein-dissolving.
Valid publication: LAU (K.W.K.), REN (J.), WAI (N.L.M.), QIAN (P.Y.), WONG (P.K.) and WU (M.): Lishizhenia caseinilytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium of the phylum Bacteroidetes. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2317-2322.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Lishizhenia tianjinensis Chen et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) H6 = CGMCC 1.7005 = JCM 15141.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU183317.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. tianjinensis, of or belonging to Tianjin, from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: CHEN (L.P.), XU (H.Y.), FU (S.Z.), FAN (H.X.), ZHOU (Y.G.) and LIU (Z.P.): Lishizhenia tianjinensis sp. nov., isolated from coastal seawater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2400-2403.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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