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Genus Methermicoccus

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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").

 

Methermicoccus Cheng et al. 2007, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Methermicoccaceae Cheng et al. 2007).
Type species: ¤ Methermicoccus shengliensis Cheng et al. 2007.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Methermicoccus, arbitrary name referring to a small, thermophilic, methane-producing coccus.
Valid publication: CHENG (L.), QIU (T.L.), YIN (X.B.), WU (X.L.), HU (G.Q.), DENG (Y.) and ZHANG (H.): Methermicoccus shengliensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, methylotrophic methanogen isolated from oil-production water, and proposal of Methermicoccaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2964-2969.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methermicoccus shengliensis Cheng et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ZC-1 = CGMCC 1.5056 = DSM 18856.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ787474.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. shengliensis, pertaining to Shengli oilfield, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: CHENG (L.), QIU (T.L.), YIN (X.B.), WU (X.L.), HU (G.Q.), DENG (Y.) and ZHANG (H.): Methermicoccus shengliensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, methylotrophic methanogen isolated from oil-production water, and proposal of Methermicoccaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2964-2969.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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