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Genus Methylovirgula

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).


 

Methylovirgula Vorob'ev et al. 2009, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Methylovirgula ligni Vorob'ev et al. 2009.
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. fem. n. virgula, a little rod; N.L. fem. n. Methylovirgula, methyl-using rod-shaped cell.
Valid publication: VOROB'EV (A.V.), DE BOER (W.), FOLMAN (L.B.), BODELIER (P.L.E.), DORONINA (N.V.), SUZINA (N.E.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.) and DEDYSH (S.N.): Methylovirgula ligni gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligately acidophilic, facultatively methylotrophic bacterium with a highly divergent mxaF gene. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2538-2545.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylovirgula ligni Vorob'ev et al. 2009, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BW863 = DSM 19998 = NCIMB 14408.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FM252034.
Etymology: L. gen. n. ligni, of wood, referring to the isolation of known strains from wood material.
Valid publication: VOROB'EV (A.V.), DE BOER (W.), FOLMAN (L.B.), BODELIER (P.L.E.), DORONINA (N.V.), SUZINA (N.E.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.) and DEDYSH (S.N.): Methylovirgula ligni gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligately acidophilic, facultatively methylotrophic bacterium with a highly divergent mxaF gene. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2538-2545.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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