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Genus Methylonatrum

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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").

 

Methylonatrum Sorokin et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Methylonatrum kenyense Sorokin et al. 2007.
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 radical; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; N.L. neut. n. natron, arbitrarily derived from the Arabic n. natrun or natron soda; N.L. neut. n. Methylonatrum, methyl-group-utilizing, soda (-loving bacterium).
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.), DORONINA (N.V.), TOUROVA (T.P.), GALINSKI (E.A.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.) and MUYZER (G.): Methylohalomonas lacus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Methylonatrum kenyense gen. nov., sp. nov., methylotrophic gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline lakes. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2762-2769.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylonatrum kenyense Sorokin et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AMT 1 = DSM 15732 = NCCB 100209 = UNIQEM U238.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ789390.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. kenyense, pertaining to Kenya, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.), DORONINA (N.V.), TOUROVA (T.P.), GALINSKI (E.A.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.) and MUYZER (G.): Methylohalomonas lacus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Methylonatrum kenyense gen. nov., sp. nov., methylotrophic gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline lakes. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2762-2769.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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