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Genus Propionigenium

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).


 

Propionigenium Schink and Pfennig 1983, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Propionigenium modestum Schink and Pfennig 1983.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum propionicum, propionic acid; L. v. genere, to engender, produce; N.L. neut. n. Propionigenium, propionic acid maker.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 12. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 896-897.
Effective publication: SCHINK (B.) and PFENNIG (N.): Propionigenium modestum gen. nov. sp. nov., a new strictly anaerobic, nonsporeforming bacterium growing on succinate. Arch. Microbiol., 1982, 133, 209-216.
Validation List no. 12 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Propionigenium maris Janssen and Liesack 1996, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 10succ1 = DSM 9537.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X84049.
Etymology: L. n. mare -is, the sea; L. gen. n. maris, of the sea, referring to the tidal mat flats from which this organism was isolated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 56. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 362-363.
Effective publication: JANSSEN (P.H.) and LIESACK (W.): Succinate decarboxylation by Propionigenium maris sp. nov., a new anaerobic bacterium from estuarine sediment. Arch. Microbiol., 1995, 164, 29-35.
Validation List no. 56 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Propionigenium maris Janssen and Liesack 1996 emend. Watson et al. 2000.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 10succ1 = DSM 9537.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X84049.
Etymology: L. n. mare -is, the sea; L. gen. n. maris, of the sea, referring to the tidal mat flats from which this organism was isolated.
Reference: WATSON (J.), MATSUI (G.Y.), LEAPHART (A.), WIEGEL (J.), RAINEY (F.A.) and LOVELL (C.R.): Reductively debrominating strains of Propionigenium maris from burrows of bromophenol-producing marine infauna. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1035-1042.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Propionigenium modestum Schink and Pfennig 1983, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gra Succ 2 = ATCC 35614= DSM 2376.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X54275.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. modestum, moderate, sober, referring to an extremely modest type of metabolism.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 12. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 896-897.
Effective publication: SCHINK (B.) and PFENNIG (N.): Propionigenium modestum gen. nov. sp. nov., a new strictly anaerobic, nonsporeforming bacterium growing on succinate. Arch. Microbiol., 1982, 133, 209-216.
Validation List no. 12 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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