Genus Pelobacter

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Number of species cited in this file: 7
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Pelobacter Schink and Pfennig 1983, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Pelobacter acidigallici Schink and Pfennig 1983.
Etymology: Gr. n. pelos, mud; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Pelobacter, a mud-inhabiting rod.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 12. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 896-897. [SCHINK (B.) and PFENNIG (N.): Fermentation of trihydroxybenzenes by Pelobacter acidigallici gen. nov. sp. nov., a new strictly anaerobic, non-spore-forming bacterium. Arch. Microbiol., 1982, 133, 195-201.]
Validation List no. 12 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Pelobacter acetylenicus Schink 1986, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain DSM 3246 = NBRC 103808.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X70955.
Etymology: N.L. n. acetylenum, acetylene; L. masc. suff. -icus, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. acetylenicus, referring to acetylene utilization.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 20. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 354-356. [SCHINK (B.): Fermentation of acetylene by an obligate anaerobe, Pelobacter acetylenicus sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol., 1985, 142, 295-301.]
Validation List no. 20 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: In the paper by Schink 1986 the type strain DSM 3246 is incorrectly cited as DSM 2348.
Reference: SCHINK (B.): Personal communication to the Associate Editor, IJSB. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 355.

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Pelobacter acidigallici Schink and Pfennig 1983, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Ma Gal 2 = ATCC 49970 = DSM 2377.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X77216.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum gallicum, gallic acid; N.L. gen. n. acidigallici, of gallic acid.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 12. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 896-897. [SCHINK (B.) and PFENNIG (N.): Fermentation of trihydroxybenzenes by Pelobacter acidigallici gen. nov. sp. nov., a new strictly anaerobic, non-spore-forming bacterium. Arch. Microbiol., 1982, 133, 195-201.]
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Pelobacter carbinolicus Schink 1984, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Gra Bd 1 = DSM 2380 = NBRC 103641.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP000142.
Etymology: L. n. carbinol -olis, carbinol; L. masc. suff. -icus, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. carbinolicus, referring to carbinols.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 15. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 355-357. [SCHINK (B.): Fermentation of 2,3-butanediol by Pelobacter carbinolicus sp. nov. and Pelobacter propionicus sp. nov., and evidence for propionate formation from C2 compounds. Arch. Microbiol., 1984, 137, 33-41.]
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Pelobacter massiliensis Schnell et al. 1991, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain HHQ7 = ATCC 49973 = DSM 6233.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR749901.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. massiliensis, pertaining to Massilia (Marseille); referring to a strictly anaerobic fermenting bacterium enriched from sediments close to Marseille.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 39. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 580-581. [SCHNELL (S.), BRUNE (A.) and SCHINK (B.): Degradation of hydroxyhydroquinone by the strictly anaerobic fermenting bacterium Pelobacter massiliensis sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol., 1991, 155, 511-516.]
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Pelobacter propionicus Schink 1984, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Ott Bd 1 = DSM 2379 = NBRC 103807.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP000482.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum propionicum, propionic acid; L. masc. suff. -icus, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. propionicus, pertaining to propionic acid, intended to mean forming propionic acid.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 15. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 355-357. [SCHINK (B.): Fermentation of 2,3-butanediol by Pelobacter carbinolicus sp. nov. and Pelobacter propionicus sp. nov., and evidence for propionate formation from C2 compounds. Arch. Microbiol., 1984, 137, 33-41.]
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Pelobacter seleniigenes Narasingarao and Häggblom 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain KM = ATCC BAA-1388 = DSM 18267.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ991964.
Etymology: N.L. n. selenium, selenium; Gr. v. gennao, produce; N.L. part. adj. seleniigenes, selenium-producing.
Reference: NARASINGARAO (P.) and HÄGGBLOM (M.M.): Pelobacter seleniigenes sp. nov., a selenate-respiring bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1937-1942.
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Pelobacter venetianus Schink and Stieb 1984, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Gra PEG 1 = ATCC 35615 = DSM 2394 = NBRC 103809.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U41562.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. venetianus (from L. n. Venetia), pertaining to Venice, the origin of the type strain and the place where it was found in high numbers.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 13. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 91-92. [SCHINK (B.) and STIEB (M.): Fermentative degradation of polyethylene glycol by a strictly anaerobic, gram-negative, nonsporeforming bacterium, Pelobacter venetianus sp. nov. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 1983, 45, 1905-1913.]
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