Title


Sign up here for LPSN updates!


Genus Prolinoborus

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).


 

Prolinoborus Pot et al. 1992, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Prolinoborus fasciculus (Strength et al. 1976) Pot et al. 1992.
Etymology: N.L. n. prolinum, the amino acid proline; Gr. adj. boros, gluttonous, voracious N.L. masc. n. Prolinoborus (bacteria) that readily consume proline.
Valid publication: POT (B.), WILLEMS (A.), GILLIS (M.) and DE LEY (J.): Intra- and intergeneric relationships of the genus Aquaspirillum: Prolinoborus, a new genus for Aquaspirillum fasciculus, with the species Prolinoborus fasciculus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 44-57.
Original article in IJSEM Online

   image

Prolinoborus fasciculus (Strength et al. 1976) Pot et al. 1992, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 27740= CIP 103579 = LMG 12892.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN175353.
Basonym: ¤ Aquaspirillum fasciculus Strength et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. masc. dim. n. fasciculus, a small bundle.
Valid publication: POT (B.), WILLEMS (A.), GILLIS (M.) and DE LEY (J.): Intra- and intergeneric relationships of the genus Aquaspirillum: Prolinoborus, a new genus for Aquaspirillum fasciculus, with the species Prolinoborus fasciculus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 44-57.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 In the paper by Pot et al. 1992, the type strain LMG 12892 is cited as LMG 6233.
2 The 16S rRNA gene sequence of the type strain shows an unexpected affiliation with the family ¤ Moraxellaceae (99.79% similarity against ¤ Acinetobacter lwoffii).
Reference: YARZA (P.), SPRÖER (C.), SWIDERSKI (J.), MROTZEK (N.), SPRING (S.), TINDALL (B.J.), GRONOW (S.), PUKALL (R.), KLENK (H.P.), LANG (E.), VERBARG (S.), CROUCH (A.), LILBURN (T.), BECK (B.), UNOSSON (C.), CARDEW (S.), MOORE (E.R.B.), GOMILA (M.), NAKAGAWA (Y.), JANSSENS (D.), DE VOS (P.), PEIREN (J.), SUTTELS (T.), CLERMONT (D.), BIZET (C.), SAKAMOTO (M.), IIDA (T.), KUDO (T.), KOSAKO (Y.), OSHIDA (Y.), OHKUMA (M.), ARAHAL (D.R.), SPIECK (E.), POMMERENING ROESER (A.), FIGGE (M.), PARK (D.), BUCHANAN (P.), CIFUENTES (A.), MUNOZ (R.), EUZEBY (J.P.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), LUDWIG (W.), AMANN (R.), GLÖCKNER (F.O.) and RÓSSELLO-MÓRA (R.): Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2013, 36, 69-73.
Publication online

   image