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Genus Oxalobacter

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: 2
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).


 

Oxalobacter Allison et al. 1985, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Oxalobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006).
Type species: ¤ Oxalobacter formigenes Allison et al. 1985.
Etymology: N.L. n. oxalas -atis (from Gr. n. oxalis, sorrel), oxalate; N.L. pref. oxalo-, pertaining to oxalate; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Oxalobacter, an oxalate rod.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 18. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 375-376.
Effective publication: ALLISON (M.J.), DAWSON (K.A.), MAYBERRY (W.R.) and FOSS (J.G.): Oxalobacter formigenes gen. nov., sp. nov.: oxalate-degrading anaerobes that inhabit the gastrointestinal tract. Arch. Microbiol., 1985, 141, 1-7.
Validation List no. 18 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Oxalobacter formigenes Allison et al. 1985, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) OxB = ATCC 35274= CIP 106513.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U49757.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum formicum, formic acid; N.L. suff. -genes (from Gr. v. gennaô, to produce), producing; N.L. part. adj. formigenes, formic acid producing.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 18. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 375-376.
Effective publication: ALLISON (M.J.), DAWSON (K.A.), MAYBERRY (W.R.) and FOSS (J.G.): Oxalobacter formigenes gen. nov., sp. nov.: oxalate-degrading anaerobes that inhabit the gastrointestinal tract. Arch. Microbiol., 1985, 141, 1-7.
Validation List no. 18 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Oxalobacter vibrioformis Dehning and Schink 1990, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WoOx3 = DSM 5502.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR733700.
Etymology: L. v. vibro, to set in tremulous motion, move to and fro, vibrate; N.L. masc. n. vibrio, that which vibrates, and also a bacterial genus name of bacteria possessing a curved rod shape (Vibrio); L. adj. suffix -formis -is -e (from L. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance), -like, in the shape of; N.L. masc. adj. vibrioformis, shaped like a curved cell, like a vibrio.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 34. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 320-321.
Effective publication: DEHNING (I.) and SCHINK (B.): Two new species of anaerobic oxalate-fermenting bacteria, Oxalobacter vibrioformis sp. nov. and Clostridium oxalicum sp. nov., from sediment samples. Arch. Microbiol., 1989, 153, 79-84.
Validation List no. 34 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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