Genus Mariprofundus

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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").

 

Mariprofundus Emerson et al. 2010, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Mariprofundus ferrooxydans Emerson et al. 2010.
Etymology: L. n. mare -is, the sea; L. masc. adj. profundus, deep; N.L. masc. n. Mariprofundus (sic), intended to mean a deep-sea organism.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 135. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1985-1986 [EMERSON (D.), RENTZ (J.A.), LILBURN (T.G.), DAVIS (R.E.), ALDRICH (H.), CHAN (C.) and MOYER (C.L.): A novel lineage of Proteobacteria involved in formation of marine Fe-oxidizing microbial mat communities. PLoS ONE, 2007, 2(8): e667.]
Validation List no. 135 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Notes:
1 The type species has been provided at the time of request for valid publication of the name.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 135 (footnote ¶). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1985-1986.
Validation List no. 135 in IJSEM Online
2 The generic name Mariprofundus does not make sense (it means the deep sea!), and it is grammatically incorrect (the Latin noun mare is in the neuter gender and the grammatically correct name should be Mariprofundum). Unfortunately, this error was not corrected by the List Editor of the IJSEM.

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Mariprofundus ferrooxydans Emerson et al. 2010, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain PV-1 = ATCC BAA-1020 = DSM 23021.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF493243.
Etymology: L. n. ferrum, iron; Gr. adj. oxus, acid or sour and in combined words indicating oxygen; N.L. v. oxydare, to make acid, to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. ferrooxydans, iron-oxidizing.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 135. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1985-1986 [EMERSON (D.), RENTZ (J.A.), LILBURN (T.G.), DAVIS (R.E.), ALDRICH (H.), CHAN (C.) and MOYER (C.L.): A novel lineage of Proteobacteria involved in formation of marine Fe-oxidizing microbial mat communities. PLoS ONE, 2007, 2(8): e667.]
Validation List no. 135 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The accession number DSM 23021 has been provided at the time of request for valid publication of the name. In the effective publication (PDF file), the strain ATCC BAA-1020 is erroneously cited as ATCC BAA-2019.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 135 (footnote #). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1985-1986.
Validation List no. 135 in IJSEM Online

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