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Genus Methyloprofundus

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: 1
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).


 

Methyloprofundus Tavormina et al. 2015, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Methyloprofundus sedimenti Tavormina et al. 2015.
Etymology: N.L. pref. methyl-, pertaining to the methyl radical, from N.L. n. methylum (from Fr. adj. méthyle) the methyl group; L. masc. adj. profundus, of the deep; N.L. masc. n. Methyloprofundus, a methyl-using bacterium from the deep sea.
Valid publication: TAVORMINA, P. L., HATZENPICHLER, R., MCGLYNN, S., CHADWICK, G., DAWSON, K. S., CONNON, S. A. and ORPHAN, V. J. 2015. Methyloprofundus sedimenti gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligate methanotroph from ocean sediment belonging to the ‘deep sea-1’ clade of marine methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 251-259
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methyloprofundus sedimenti Tavormina et al. 2015, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WF1=LMG 28393=ATCC BAA-2619.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF484906.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. sedimenti, of sediment.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: TAVORMINA, P. L., HATZENPICHLER, R., MCGLYNN, S., CHADWICK, G., DAWSON, K. S., CONNON, S. A. and ORPHAN, V. J. 2015. Methyloprofundus sedimenti gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligate methanotroph from ocean sediment belonging to the ‘deep sea-1’ clade of marine methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 251-259
Original article in IJSEM Online

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