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Genus Nitriliruptor

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Nitriliruptor Sorokin et al. 2009, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Nitriliruptorales Sorokin et al. 2009; type genus of the family ¤ Nitriliruptoraceae Sorokin et al. 2009).
Type species: ¤ Nitriliruptor alkaliphilus Sorokin et al. 2009.
Etymology: N.L. n. nitrilum, nitrile, nitrile group; L. masc. n. ruptor, breaker; N.L. masc. n. nitriliruptor, nitrile-breaker.
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), VAN PELT (S.), TOUROVA (T.P.) and EVTUSHENKO (L.I.): Nitriliruptor alkaliphilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a deep-lineage haloalkaliphilic actinobacterium from soda lakes capable of growth on aliphatic nitriles, and proposal of Nitriliruptoraceae fam. nov. and Nitriliruptorales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 248-253.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Nitriliruptor alkaliphilus Sorokin et al. 2009, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ANL-iso2 = DSM 45188 = NCCB 100119 = UNIQEM U239.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF422408.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali, soda ash; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. adj. alkaliphilus, alkali-loving.
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), VAN PELT (S.), TOUROVA (T.P.) and EVTUSHENKO (L.I.): Nitriliruptor alkaliphilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a deep-lineage haloalkaliphilic actinobacterium from soda lakes capable of growth on aliphatic nitriles, and proposal of Nitriliruptoraceae fam. nov. and Nitriliruptorales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 248-253.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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