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Genus Mucinivorans

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").

 

Mucinivorans Nelson et al. 2015, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Mucinivorans hirudinis Nelson et al. 2015.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. mucinum, mucin; L. v. vorare, to devour; N.L. masc. n. Mucinivorans, mucin consumer.
Valid publication: NELSON, M. C., BOMAR, L., MALTZ, M. and GRAF, J. 2015. Mucinivorans hirudinis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, mucin-degrading bacterium isolated from the digestive tract of the medicinal leech Hirudo verbana. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 990-995.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Mucinivorans hirudinis Nelson et al. 2015, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M3=ATCC BAA-2553=DSM 27344.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HG934468.
Etymology: L. gen. n. hirudinis of the leech.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: NELSON, M. C., BOMAR, L., MALTZ, M. and GRAF, J. 2015. Mucinivorans hirudinis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, mucin-degrading bacterium isolated from the digestive tract of the medicinal leech Hirudo verbana. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 990-995.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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