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Genus Nesterenkonia

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: 17
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).


 

Nesterenkonia Stackebrandt et al. 1995, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Nesterenkonia halobia (Onishi and Kamekura 1972) Stackebrandt et al. 1995.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Nesterenkonia, named in honour of Olga Nesterenko, an Ukrainian microbiologist.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), KOCH (C.), GVOZDIAK (O.) and SCHUMANN (P.): Taxonomic dissection of the genus Micrococcus: Kocuria gen. nov., Nesterenkonia gen. nov., Kytococcus gen. nov., Dermacoccus gen. nov., and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 682-692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Nesterenkonia Stackebrandt et al. 1995 emend. Collins et al. 2002.
Type species: ¤ Nesterenkonia halobia (Onishi and Kamekura 1972) Stackebrandt et al. 1995.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Nesterenkonia, named in honour of Olga Nesterenko, an Ukrainian microbiologist.
Reference: COLLINS (M.D.), LAWSON (P.A.), LABRENZ (M.), TINDALL (B.J.), WEISS (N.) and HIRSCH (P.): Nesterenkonia lacusekhoensis sp. nov., isolated from hypersaline Ekho Lake, East Antarctica, and emended description of the genus Nesterenkonia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1145-1150.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Nesterenkonia Stackebrandt et al. 1995 emend. Li et al. 2005.
Type species: ¤ Nesterenkonia halobia (Onishi and Kamekura 1972) Stackebrandt et al. 1995.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Nesterenkonia, named in honour of Olga Nesterenko, an Ukrainian microbiologist.
Reference: LI (W.J.), CHEN (H.H.), KIM (C.J.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), PARK (D.J.), LEE (J.C.), XU (L.H.) and JIANG (C.L.): Nesterenkonia sandarakina sp. nov. and Nesterenkonia lutea sp. nov., novel actinobacteria, and emended description of the genus Nesterenkonia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 463-466.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia aethiopica Delgado et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCUG 48939 = DSM 17733 = JCM 14309.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY574575.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. aethiopica, pertaining to Ethiopia.
Valid publication: DELGADO (O.), QUILLAGUAMÁN (J.), BAKHTIAR (S.), MATTIASSON (B.), GESSESSE (A.) and HATTI-KAUL (R.): Nesterenkonia aethiopica sp. nov., an alkaliphilic, moderate halophile isolated from an Ethiopian soda lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1229-1232.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia alba Luo et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CAAS 252 = CCTCC AB 207011 = DSM 19423 = JCM 16549.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU566871.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. alba, white, referring to the colour of colonies of the organism.
Valid publication: LUO (H.Y.), WANG (Y.R.), MIAO (L.H.), YANG (P.L.), SHI (P.J.), FANG (C.X.), YAO (B.) and FAN (Y.L.): Nesterenkonia alba sp. nov., an alkaliphilic actinobacterium isolated from the black liquor treatment system of a cotton pulp mill. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 863-868.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia alkaliphila Zhang et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) F10=LMG 28112=CGMCC 1.12781=JCM 19766=MCCC 1A09946.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF914157.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali (from the Arabic word al-qaliy), the ashes of saltwort; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. alkaliphila, loving alkaline conditions.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: ZHANG, G., ZHANG, Y., YIN, X. and WANG, S. 2015. Nesterenkonia alkaliphila sp. nov., an alkaliphilic, halotolerant actinobacteria isolated from the western Pacific Ocean. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 516-521
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia aurantiaca Finore et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CK5=DSM 27373=JCM 19723.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HG795012.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. aurantiaca, orange-coloured, referring to the colour of colonies of the type strain.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: FINORE, I., ORLANDO, P., DI DONATO, P., LEONE, L., NICOLAUS, B. and POLI, A. 2016. Nesterenkonia aurantiaca sp. nov., an alkaliphilic actinobacterium isolated from Antarctica. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1554-1560.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia flava Luo et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CAAS 251 = CCTCC AB 207010 = JCM 14814.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF680886.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. flava, yellow, referring to the colour of colonies of the organism.
Valid publication: LUO (H.Y.), MIAO (L.H.), FANG (C.), YANG (P.L.), WANG (Y.R.), SHI (P.J.), YAO (B.) and FAN (Y.L.): Nesterenkonia flava sp. nov., isolated from paper-mill effluent. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1927-1930.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia halobia (Onishi and Kamekura 1972) Stackebrandt et al. 1995, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 21727= CCM 2591 = CCUG 38889 = CIP 81.68 = DSM 20541 = IFO (now NBRC) 15353 = JCM 11483 = VKM B-1317.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X80747.
Basonym: ¤ Micrococcus halobius Onishi and Kamekura 1972 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; Gr. n. bios, life; N.L. fem. adj. halobia, living on salt.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), KOCH (C.), GVOZDIAK (O.) and SCHUMANN (P.): Taxonomic dissection of the genus Micrococcus: Kocuria gen. nov., Nesterenkonia gen. nov., Kytococcus gen. nov., Dermacoccus gen. nov., and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 682-692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Stackebrandt et al. 1995, the basonym is cited as Micrococcus halobius Onishi and Kamekura 1973 (sic) (Approved Lists 1980).

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Nesterenkonia halophila Li et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 70179 = DSM 16378 = KCTC 19048.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY820953.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. halophila, salt-loving, referring to the ability to grow at high salt concentrations.
Valid publication: LI (W.J.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), SCHUMANN (P.), LIU (H.Y.), YU (L.Y.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), XU (L.H.) and JIANG (C.L.): Nesterenkonia halophila sp. nov., a moderately halophilic, alkalitolerant actinobacterium isolated from a saline soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1359-1363.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia halotolerans Li et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 70084 = CCTCC AA 001022 = DSM 15474 = JCM 13018.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY226508.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. halotolerans, salt-tolerating, referring to the ability to tolerate high salt concentrations.
Valid publication: LI (W.J.), CHEN (H.H.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), SCHUMANN (P.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), XU (L.H.) and JIANG (C.L.): Nesterenkonia halotolerans sp. nov. and Nesterenkonia xinjiangensis sp. nov., actinobacteria from saline soils in the west of China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 837-841.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 In the etymology provided by Li et al. 2004, the Greek noun hals (genitive halos) is erroneously cited as halos.
2 In the protologue, the strain CCTCC AA 001022 is cited as CCTCC AA001022.

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Nesterenkonia jeotgali Yoon et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JG-241 = JCM 12610 = KCTC 19053.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY928901.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. jeotgali, of jeotgal, from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: YOON (J.H.), JUNG (S.Y.), KIM (W.), NAM (S.W.) and OH (T.K.): Nesterenkonia jeotgali sp. nov., isolated from jeotgal, a traditional Korean fermented seafood. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2587-2592.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia lacusekhoensis Collins et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCUG 47141 = CIP 107030 = DSM 12544 = IFAM EL-30 = JCM 11953.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ290397.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. lacusekhoensis, of or belonging to "Ekho Lake", the lake in Antarctica from which the organism was isolated.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), LAWSON (P.A.), LABRENZ (M.), TINDALL (B.J.), WEISS (N.) and HIRSCH (P.): Nesterenkonia lacusekhoensis sp. nov., isolated from hypersaline Ekho Lake, East Antarctica, and emended description of the genus Nesterenkonia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1145-1150.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia lutea Li et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCTCC AA 203010 = DSM 15666 = JCM 13019 = KCTC 19013 = YIM 70081.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY588278.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. lutea, gold-yellow.
Valid publication: LI (W.J.), CHEN (H.H.), KIM (C.J.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), PARK (D.J.), LEE (J.C.), XU (L.H.) and JIANG (C.L.): Nesterenkonia sandarakina sp. nov. and Nesterenkonia lutea sp. nov., novel actinobacteria, and emended description of the genus Nesterenkonia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 463-466.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia massiliensis Edouard et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NP1=CSUR P244=DSM 26221.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JX424770.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: CBLL00000000.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. massiliensis, of Massilia, the Roman name of Marseille, France, where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Clinical.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 170. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66 (2016), 2463-2466.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: EDOUARD, S., SANKAR, S., DANGUI, N. P. M., LAGIER, J.-C., MICHELLE, C., RAOULT, D., FOURNIER, P.-E. 2014. Genome sequence and description of Nesterenkonia massiliensis sp. nov. strain NP1T. Stand. Genomic Sci. 9, 866-882.
Effective publication Online

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Nesterenkonia popul Liu et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GP10-3=DSM 27959=KCTC 29119.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KP057085.
Etymology: L. gen. n. populi, of poplar, pertaining to Populus, the Latin name for the poplars from which the strain was isolated.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: LIU, J. M., TUO, L., HABDEN, X., GUO, L., JIANG, Z. K., LIU, X. F., CHEN, L., ZHANG, Y. Q. and SUN, C. H. 2015. Nesterenkonia populi sp. nov., an actinobacterium isolated from Populus euphratica. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 1474-1479.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia rhizosphaerae Wang et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) EGI 80099=BCRC 16947=JCM 19129.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF040423.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. rhizosphaerae, of the rhizosphere.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: WANG, H.-F., ZHANG, Y.-G., CHEN, J.-Y., HOZZEIN, W. N., LI, L., WADAAN, M. A. M., ZHANG, Y.-M. and LI, W.-J. 2014. Nesterenkonia rhizosphaerae sp. nov., an alkaliphilic actinobacterium isolated from rhizosphere soil in a saline-alkaline desert. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 4021-4026.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia sandarakina Li et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCTCC AA 203007 = DSM 15664 = JCM 13020 = KCTC 19011 = YIM 70009.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY588277.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. sandarakina (from Gr. fem. adj. sandarakinê), of orange colour.
Valid publication: LI (W.J.), CHEN (H.H.), KIM (C.J.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), PARK (D.J.), LEE (J.C.), XU (L.H.) and JIANG (C.L.): Nesterenkonia sandarakina sp. nov. and Nesterenkonia lutea sp. nov., novel actinobacteria, and emended description of the genus Nesterenkonia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 463-466.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia suensis Govender et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Sua-BAC020 = DSM 22748 = NCCB 100309.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ948172.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. suensis, of or pertaining to Sua salt pan, Botswana, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: GOVENDER (L.), NAIDOO (L.) and SETATI (M.E.): Nesterenkonia suensis sp. nov., a haloalkaliphilic actinobacterium isolated from a salt pan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 41-46.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nesterenkonia xinjiangensis Li et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 70097 = CCTCC AA 001025 = DSM 15475 = JCM 13021.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY226510.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. xinjiangensis, pertaining to Xinjiang, the province of western China in which the samples were collected.
Valid publication: LI (W.J.), CHEN (H.H.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), SCHUMANN (P.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), XU (L.H.) and JIANG (C.L.): Nesterenkonia halotolerans sp. nov. and Nesterenkonia xinjiangensis sp. nov., actinobacteria from saline soils in the west of China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 837-841.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the protologue, the strain CCTCC AA 001025 is cited as CCTCC AA001025.

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