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Genus Methylocella

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: 3
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).


 

Methylocella Dedysh et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Methylocella palustris Dedysh et al. 2000.
Etymology: N.L. n. methylum (from French méthyle, back-formation from French méthylène, coined from Gr. n. methu, wine and Gr. n. hulê, wood), the methyl group; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; L. n. cella, a chamber, a cell; N.L. n. Methylocella, methyl-using cell.
Valid publication: DEDYSH (S.N.), LIESACK (W.), KHMELENINA (V.N.), SUZINA (N.E.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.), SEMRAU (J.D.), BARES (A.M.), PANIKOV (N.S.) and TIEDJE (J.M.): Methylocella palustris gen. nov., sp. nov., a new methane-oxidizing acidophilic bacterium from peat bogs, representing a novel subtype of serine-pathway methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 955-969.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Methylocella Dedysh et al. 2000 emend. Dunfield et al. 2003.
Type species: ¤ Methylocella palustris Dedysh et al. 2000.
Etymology: N.L. n. methylum (from French méthyle, back-formation from French méthylène, coined from Gr. n. methu, wine and Gr. n. hulê, wood), the methyl group; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; L. n. cella, a chamber, a cell; N.L. n. Methylocella, methyl-using cell.
Reference: DUNFIELD (P.F.), KHMELENINA (V.N.), SUZINA (N.E.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.) and DEDYSH (S.N.): Methylocella silvestris sp. nov., a novel methanotroph isolated from an acidic forest cambisol. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1231-1239.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Methylocella Dedysh et al. 2000 emend. Dedysh et al. 2004.
Type species: ¤ Methylocella palustris Dedysh et al. 2000.
Etymology: N.L. n. methylum (from French méthyle, back-formation from French méthylène, coined from Gr. n. methu, wine and Gr. n. hulê, wood), the methyl group; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; L. n. cella, a chamber, a cell; N.L. n. Methylocella, methyl-using cell.
Reference: DEDYSH (S.N.), BERESTOVSKAYA (Y.Y.), VASYLIEVA (L.V.), BELOVA (S.E.), KHMELENINA (V.N.), SUZINA (N.E.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.), LIESACK (W.) and ZAVARZIN (G.A.): Methylocella tundrae sp. nov., a methanotrophic bacterium from acidic tundra peatlands. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 151-156.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylocella palustris Dedysh et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) K = ATCC 700799.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y17144.
Etymology: L. adj. paluster -tris -tre, marshy, of the marsh or bog, which lives in the swamps; L. fem. adj. palustris, which lives in the swamps.
Valid publication: DEDYSH (S.N.), LIESACK (W.), KHMELENINA (V.N.), SUZINA (N.E.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.), SEMRAU (J.D.), BARES (A.M.), PANIKOV (N.S.) and TIEDJE (J.M.): Methylocella palustris gen. nov., sp. nov., a new methane-oxidizing acidophilic bacterium from peat bogs, representing a novel subtype of serine-pathway methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 955-969.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylocella silvestris Dunfield et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BL2 = DSM 15510 = NCIMB 13906.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ491847.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. silvestris, of the forest.
Valid publication: DUNFIELD (P.F.), KHMELENINA (V.N.), SUZINA (N.E.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.) and DEDYSH (S.N.): Methylocella silvestris sp. nov., a novel methanotroph isolated from an acidic forest cambisol. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1231-1239.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylocella tundrae Dedysh et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) T4 = DSM 15673 = NCIMB 13949.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ555244.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. tundra, the tundra; N.L. gen. n. tundrae, of the tundra.
Valid publication: DEDYSH (S.N.), BERESTOVSKAYA (Y.Y.), VASYLIEVA (L.V.), BELOVA (S.E.), KHMELENINA (V.N.), SUZINA (N.E.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.), LIESACK (W.) and ZAVARZIN (G.A.): Methylocella tundrae sp. nov., a methanotrophic bacterium from acidic tundra peatlands. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 151-156.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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