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Genus Methanoregula

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).


 

Methanoregula Bräuer et al. 2011, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Methanoregulaceae Sakai et al. 2012).
Type species: ¤ Methanoregula boonei Bräuer et al. 2011.
Etymology: N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; L. fem. n. regula, slat or ruler; N.L. fem. n. Methanoregula, methane-producing thin slat.
Valid publication: BRÄUER (S.L.), CADILLO-QUIROZ (H.), WARD (R.J.), YAVITT (J.B.) and ZINDER (S.H.): Methanoregula boonei gen. nov., sp. nov., an acidiphilic methanogen isolated from an acidic peat bog. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 45-52.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methanoregula boonei Bräuer et al. 2011, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 6A8 = DSM 21154 = JCM 14090.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ282124.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. boonei, of Boone, to honour the pioneering work of David Boone on methanogenic archaea.
Valid publication: BRÄUER (S.L.), CADILLO-QUIROZ (H.), WARD (R.J.), YAVITT (J.B.) and ZINDER (S.H.): Methanoregula boonei gen. nov., sp. nov., an acidiphilic methanogen isolated from an acidic peat bog. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 45-52.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methanoregula formicica Yashiro et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SMSP = DSM 22288 = NBRC 105244.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB479390.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum formicum, formic acid; L. fem. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. formicica, pertaining to formic acid, referring to the ability of the type strain to utilize formate.
Valid publication: YASHIRO (Y.), SAKAI (S.), EHARA (M.), MIYAZAKI (M.), YAMAGUCHI (T.) and IMACHI (H.): Methanoregula formicica sp. nov., a methane-producing archaeon isolated from methanogenic sludge. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 53-59.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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