Genus Polaromonas

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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").

 

Polaromonas Irgens et al. 1996, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Polaromonas vacuolata Irgens et al. 1996.
Etymology: N.L. adj. polaris (from L. n. polus, the end of an axis, a pole; and L. suff. -aris, suffix denoting pertaining to), pertaining to the geographic poles; L. fem. n. monas, a monad, unit; N.L. fem. n. Polaromonas, polar bacterium.
Reference: IRGENS (R.L.), GOSINK (J.J.) and STALEY (J.T.): Polaromonas vacuolata gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic, marine, gas vacuolate bacterium from Antarctica. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 822-826.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Polaromonas aquatica Kämpfer et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CCUG 39402 = CIP 108776.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM039830.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. aquatica, aquatic, from water.
Reference: KÄMPFER (P.), BUSSE (H.J.) and FALSEN (E.): Polaromonas aquatica sp. nov., isolated from tap water. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 605-608.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Polaromonas cryoconiti Margesin et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Cr4-35 = DSM 24278 = KACC 15090 = LMG 26050.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM583567.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. cryoconiti, of/from cryoconite, the material from which the species was isolated.
Reference: MARGESIN (R.), SPRÖER (C.), ZHANG (D.C.) and BUSSE (H.J.): Polaromonas glacialis sp. nov. and Polaromonas cryoconiti sp. nov., isolated from alpine glacier cryoconite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2662-2668.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Margesin et al. 2012, the type strain DSM 24278 is erroneously cited as 24248.
References:
1 TINDALL (B.J.): Personal communication (November 22, 2012).
2 Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 398.
Erratum in IJSEM Online

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Polaromonas glacialis Margesin et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Cr4-12 = DSM 24062 = KACC 15089 = LMG 26049.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM583568.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. glacialis, icy, frozen, full of ice, referring to the frozen, icy environment from which the species was isolated.
Reference: MARGESIN (R.), SPRÖER (C.), ZHANG (D.C.) and BUSSE (H.J.): Polaromonas glacialis sp. nov. and Polaromonas cryoconiti sp. nov., isolated from alpine glacier cryoconite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2662-2668.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Polaromonas hydrogenivorans Sizova and Panikov 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain DSM 17735 = NRRL B-41369.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ094183.
Etymology: N.L. n. hydrogenum (from Gr. n. hudôr, water; and Gr. v. gennaô, to produce), hydrogen (that which produces water, so called because it forms water when exposed to oxygen); L. part. adj. vorans, consuming; N.L. part. hydrogenivorans, hydrogen-consuming.
Reference: SIZOVA (M.) and PANIKOV (N.): Polaromonas hydrogenivorans sp. nov., a psychrotolerant hydrogen-oxidizing bacterium from Alaskan soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 616-619.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Polaromonas jejuensis Weon et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain JS12-13 = DSM 19351 = KACC 12508.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU030285.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. jejuensis, referring to Jeju, Korea.
Reference: WEON (H.Y.), YOO (S.H.), HONG (S.B.), KWON (S.W.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), GO (S.J.) and KOO (B.S.): Polaromonas jejuensis sp. nov., isolated from soil in Korea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1525-1528.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Polaromonas naphthalenivorans Jeon et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CJ2 = ATCC BAA-779 = CCUG 51246 = DSM 15660.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY166684.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. naphtalenum, naphtalene; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. fem. part. adj. naphtalenivorans, naphtalene-devouring.
Reference: JEON (C.O.), PARK (W.), GHIORSE (W.C.) and MADSEN (E.L.): Polaromonas naphthalenivorans sp. nov., a naphthalene-degrading bacterium from naphthalene-contaminated sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 93-97.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The specific epithet, naphthalenivorans, is a N.L. fem. part. adj., not a N.L. neut. adj. as cited in the paper by Jeon et al. 2004.

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Polaromonas vacuolata Irgens et al. 1996, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 34-P = ATCC 51984.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U14585.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. vacuolata, equipped with gas vacuoles.
Reference: IRGENS (R.L.), GOSINK (J.J.) and STALEY (J.T.): Polaromonas vacuolata gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic, marine, gas vacuolate bacterium from Antarctica. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 822-826.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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