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Genus Natronobacterium

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: 6
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).


 

Natronobacterium Tindall et al. 1984, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Natronobacterium gregoryi Tindall et al. 1984.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Nbt. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: N.L. n. natron (arbitrarily derived from the Arabic n. natrun or natron) soda, sodium carbonate; N.L. pref. natrono-, pertaining to soda; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Natronobacterium, soda rod.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 15. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 355-357.
Effective publication: TINDALL (B.J.), ROSS (H.N.M.) and GRANT (W.D.): Natronobacterium gen. nov. and Natronococcus gen. nov., two new genera of haloalkaliphilic archaebacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 5, 41-57.
Validation List no. 15 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Natronobacterium gregoryi Tindall et al. 1984, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SP2 = ATCC 43098= CIP 104747 = DSM 3393 = JCM 8860 = NBRC 102187 = NCIMB 2189 = VKM B-1750.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D87970.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. gregoryi, of Gregory; named for J.W. Gregory, Scottish geologist who first described the geology of the rift valley.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 15. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 355-357.
Effective publication: TINDALL (B.J.), ROSS (H.N.M.) and GRANT (W.D.): Natronobacterium gen. nov. and Natronococcus gen. nov., two new genera of haloalkaliphilic archaebacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 5, 41-57.
Validation List no. 15 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Natronobacterium magadii Tindall et al. 1984, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MS3 = ATCC 43099= CIP 104546 = DSM 3394 = JCM 8861 = NCIMB 2190.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X72495, CP001932 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. magadii, of Magadi; named for Lake Magadi, a saline soda lake in Kenya.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 15. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 355-357.
Effective publication: TINDALL (B.J.), ROSS (H.N.M.) and GRANT (W.D.): Natronobacterium gen. nov. and Natronococcus gen. nov., two new genera of haloalkaliphilic archaebacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 5, 41-57.
Validation List no. 15 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

¤ Natrialba magadii (Tindall et al. 1984) Kamekura et al. 1997, comb. nov.

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Natronobacterium nitratireducens Xin et al. 2001, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) C231 = AS 1.1980 = JCM 10879.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB045012.
Etymology: N.L. n. nitras -atis, nitrate; L. part. adj. reducens, leading back, bringing back and (in chemistry) converting to a different oxidation state; N.L. part. adj. nitratireducens, nitrate-reducing.
Valid publication: XIN (H.), ITOH (T.), ZHOU (P.), SUZUKI (K.) and NAKASE (T.): Natronobacterium nitratireducens sp. nov., a haloalkaliphilic archaeon isolated from a soda lake in China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1825-1829.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the Minutes of the meetings, 24 September 2001, Sevilla, Spain of the Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Halobacteriaceae, the type strain of Natronobacterium nitratireducens is erroneously cited as JCM 10717.
Reference: OREN (A.) and VENTOSA (A.): International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Halobacteriaceae. Minutes of the meetings, 24 September 2001, Sevilla, Spain. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 289-290.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Halobiforma nitratireducens (Xin et al. 2001) Hezayen et al. 2002, comb. nov.

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Natronobacterium pharaonis (Soliman and Trüper 1983) Tindall et al. 1984, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gabara = ATCC 35678= CIP 103997 = DSM 2160 = IFO (now NBRC) 14720 = JCM 8858 = NCIMB 2260 = VKM B-1749.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CR936257.
Basonym: ¤ Halobacterium pharaonis Soliman and Trüper 1983.
Etymology: L. gen. n. pharaonis, of Pharaoh, title of the kings of ancient Egypt.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 15. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 355-357.
Effective publication: TINDALL (B.J.), ROSS (H.N.M.) and GRANT (W.D.): Natronobacterium gen. nov. and Natronococcus gen. nov., two new genera of haloalkaliphilic archaebacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 5, 41-57.
Validation List no. 15 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: On the Validation List no. 15, Natronobacterium pharaonis is erroneously proposed as a new species.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.) and KUDO (T.): Corrigenda to the Validation Lists. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1933-1938.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Natronomonas pharaonis (Soliman and Trüper 1983) Kamekura et al. 1997, comb. nov.

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Natronobacterium texcoconense Ruiz-Romero et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) B23=CECT 8068=JCM 17655.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JN571120.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. texcoconense, of or belonging to Texcoco, Mexico.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Reference: RUIZ-ROMERO, E., SÁNCHEZ-LÓPEZ, K. B., COUTIÑO-COUTÑNO MDE, L., GONZÁLEZ-POZOS, S., BELLO-LÓPEZ, J. M., LÓPEZ-RAMÍREZ, M. P., RAMÍREZ-VILLANUEVA, D. A. and DENDOOVEN, L. 2013. Natronobacterium texcoconense sp. nov., a haloalkaliphilic archaeon isolated from soil of a former lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 4163-4166.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Natronobacterium vacuolatum corrig. Mwatha and Grant 1993, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M24 = ATCC 51376= NCIMB 13189 = JCM 9060.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D87972.
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. vacuolatum, vacuolate (containing gas vacuoles).
Valid publication: MWATHA (W.E.) and GRANT (W.D.): Natronobacterium vacuolata sp. nov., a haloalkaliphilic archaeon isolated from Lake Magadi, Kenya. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 401-404.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The original spelling, Natronobacterium vacuolata (sic), has been corrected in accordance with Rule 61.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 867.
Erratum in IJSEM Online

¤ Halorubrum vacuolatum (Mwatha and Grant 1993) Kamekura et al. 1997, comb. nov.

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