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Genus Mucispirillum

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").

 

Mucispirillum Robertson et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Mucispirillum schaedleri Robertson et al. 2005.
Etymology: L. n. mucus, mucus; N.L. dim. neut. n. spirillum, a small spiral; N.L. neut. n. mucispirillum, a small spiral rod of the mucus.
Valid publication: ROBERTSON (B.R.), O'ROURKE (J.L.), NEILAN (B.A.), VANDAMME (P.), ON (S.L.W.), FOX (J.G.) and LEE (A.): Mucispirillum schaedleri gen. nov., sp. nov., a spiral-shaped bacterium colonizing the mucus layer of the gastrointestinal tract of laboratory rodents. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1199-1204.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Mucispirillum schaedleri Robertson et al. 2005, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HRI I17 = ACM 5223 = ATCC BAA-1009.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY387670.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. schaedleri, of Schaedler, in honour of Russell Schaedler, one of the pioneers in the study of the bacteria of the intestinal tract of mammals.
Valid publication: ROBERTSON (B.R.), O'ROURKE (J.L.), NEILAN (B.A.), VANDAMME (P.), ON (S.L.W.), FOX (J.G.) and LEE (A.): Mucispirillum schaedleri gen. nov., sp. nov., a spiral-shaped bacterium colonizing the mucus layer of the gastrointestinal tract of laboratory rodents. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1199-1204.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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