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Genus Oxobacter

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).


 

Oxobacter Collins et al. 1994, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Oxobacter pfennigii (Krumholz and Bryant 1985) Collins et al. 1994.
Etymology: Gr. n. oxos, vinegar; N.L. masc. n. bacter, small rod; N.L. masc. n. Oxobacter, acetogenic rod.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), LAWSON (P.A.), WILLEMS (A.), CORDOBA (J.J.), FERNANDEZ-GARAYZABAL (J.), GARCIA (P.), CAI (J.), HIPPE (H.) and FARROW (J.A.E.): The phylogeny of the genus Clostridium: proposal of five new genera and eleven new species combinations. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 812-826.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Oxobacter pfennigii (Krumholz and Bryant 1985) Collins et al. 1994, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) V5-2 = ATCC 43583= DSM 3222.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X77838 (strain DSM 3222; contains several flaws), HF546397 (strain DSM 3222 clone 3), HF546398 (strain DSM 3222 clone 6), HF546399 (strain DSM 3222 clone 32), HF546400 strain DSM 3222 clone 36).
Basonym: ¤ Clostridium pfennigii Krumholz and Bryant 1985.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. pfennigii, of Pfennig, named after Norbert Pfennig, who first documented the catabolism of methyl groups of benzenoid compounds by an anaerobic bacterium.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), LAWSON (P.A.), WILLEMS (A.), CORDOBA (J.J.), FERNANDEZ-GARAYZABAL (J.), GARCIA (P.), CAI (J.), HIPPE (H.) and FARROW (J.A.E.): The phylogeny of the genus Clostridium: proposal of five new genera and eleven new species combinations. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 812-826.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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