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Genus Nisaea

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Number of species cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Nisaea Urios et al. 2008, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Nisaea denitrificans Urios et al. 2008.
Etymology: L. fem. n. Nisaea, nymph of the sea (one of the fifty daughters of Nereus and Doris), referring to the marine origin.
Valid publication: URIOS (L.), MICHOTEY (V.), INTERTAGLIA (L.), LESONGEUR (F.) and LEBARON (P.): Nisaea denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov. and Nisaea nitritireducens sp. nov., two novel members of the class Alphaproteobacteria from the Mediterranean Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2336-2341.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nisaea denitrificans Urios et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DR41_21 = OOB 129 = CIP 109265 = DSM 18348.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ665838.
Etymology: N.L. part. adj. denitrificans (from N.L. v. denitrifico), denitrifying.
Valid publication: URIOS (L.), MICHOTEY (V.), INTERTAGLIA (L.), LESONGEUR (F.) and LEBARON (P.): Nisaea denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov. and Nisaea nitritireducens sp. nov., two novel members of the class Alphaproteobacteria from the Mediterranean Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2336-2341.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nisaea nitritireducens Urios et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DR41_18 = OOB 128 = CIP 109601 = DSM 19540.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ665839.
Etymology: N.L. n. nitris -itis, nitrite; L. part. adj. reducens, leading back, bringing back and (in chemistry) converting to a different oxidation state; N.L. part. adj. nitritireducens, reducing nitrite.
Valid publication: URIOS (L.), MICHOTEY (V.), INTERTAGLIA (L.), LESONGEUR (F.) and LEBARON (P.): Nisaea denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov. and Nisaea nitritireducens sp. nov., two novel members of the class Alphaproteobacteria from the Mediterranean Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2336-2341.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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