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Genus Natronococcus

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: 4
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).


 

Natronococcus Tindall et al. 1984, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Natronococcus occultus Tindall et al. 1984.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Ncc. (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; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Natronococcus, soda berry.
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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Natronococcus amylolyticus Kanai et al. 1995, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Ah-36 = ATCC 51971= CIP 105333 = DSM 10524 = JCM 9655.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D43628.
Etymology: Gr. n. amulon, starch; N.L. masc. adj. lyticus (from Gr. masc. adj. lutikos), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. masc. adj. amylolyticus, starch dissolving.
Valid publication: KANAI (H.), KOBAYASHI (T.), AONO (R.) and KUDO (T.): Natronococcus amylolyticus sp. nov., a haloalkaliphilic archaeon. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 762-766.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Natronococcus jeotgali Roh et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) B1 = CECT 7216 = DSM 18795 = KCTC 4018 = JCM 14583.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF077631.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. jeotgali, of jeotgal, a traditional Korean fermented seafood.
Valid publication: ROH (S.W.), NAM (Y.D.), CHANG (H.W.), SUNG (Y.), KIM (K.H.), LEE (H.J.), OH (H.M.) and BAE (J.W.): Natronococcus jeotgali sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon isolated from shrimp jeotgal, a traditional fermented seafood from Korea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2129-2131.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Natronococcus occultus Tindall et al. 1984, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SP4 = ATCC 43101= CIP 104548 = DSM 3396 = JCM 8859 = NBRC 102186 = NCIMB 2192 = VKM B-1752.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Z28378.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. occultus, hidden, the hidden Natronococcus.
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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Natronococcus roseus Corral et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CG-1 = CECT 7984 = IBRC-M 10656 = JCM 17958.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR877778.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. roseus, rose-coloured, referring to the colour of the colonies.
Valid publication: CORRAL (P.), GUTIÉRREZ (M.C.), CASTILLO (A.M.), DOMÍNGUEZ (M.), LOPALCO (P.), CORCELLI (A.) and VENTOSA (A.): Natronococcus roseus sp. nov., a haloalkaliphilic archaeon from a hypersaline lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 104-108.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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