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Genus Romboutsia

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: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Romboutsia Gerritsen et al. 2014, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Romboutsia ilealis Gerritsen et al. 2014.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Romboutsia, in honour of the Dutch microbiologist Frans M. Rombouts, in recognition of his contributions to food microbiology and probiotic research.
Valid publication: GERRITSEN, J., FUENTES, S., GRIEVINK, W., VAN NIFTRIK, L., TINDALL, B. J., TIMMERMAN, H. M., RIJKERS, G. T. and SMIDT, H. 2014. Characterization of Romboutsia ilealis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the gastro-intestinal tract of a rat, and proposal for the reclassification of five closely related members of the genus Clostridium into the genera Romboutsia gen. nov., Intestinibacter gen. nov., Terrisporobacter gen. nov. and Asaccharospora gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1600-1616.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Romboutsia ilealis Gerritsen et al. 2014, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CRIB=DSM 25109=NIZO 4048.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JN381505.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. ilealis, pertaining to the ileum.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: GERRITSEN, J., FUENTES, S., GRIEVINK, W., VAN NIFTRIK, L., TINDALL, B. J., TIMMERMAN, H. M., RIJKERS, G. T. and SMIDT, H. 2014. Characterization of Romboutsia ilealis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the gastro-intestinal tract of a rat, and proposal for the reclassification of five closely related members of the genus Clostridium into the genera Romboutsia gen. nov., Intestinibacter gen. nov., Terrisporobacter gen. nov. and Asaccharospora gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1600-1616.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Romboutsia Gerritsen et al. 2014 emend. Wang et al. 2015.
Reference: WANG, Y., SONG, J., ZHAI, Y., ZHANG, C., GERRITSEN, J., WANG, H., CHEN, X., LI, Y., ZHAO, B., ZHAO, B. and RUAN, Z. 2015. Romboutsia sedimentorum sp. nov., isolated from an alkaline-saline lake sediment and emended description of the genus Romboutsia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 1193-1198.
Original article.

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Romboutsia lituseburensis Gerritsen et al. 2014, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) A25K=ATCC 25759BCRC 14536=CCUG 18920=DSM 797=JCM 1404=NCIMB 10637=VTT E-021853.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: M59107.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: L. n. litus, coast; L. n. ebur, ivory; N.L. fem. adj. lituseburensis, pertaining to Côte d’Ivoire.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: GERRITSEN, J., FUENTES, S., GRIEVINK, W., VAN NIFTRIK, L., TINDALL, B. J., TIMMERMAN, H. M., RIJKERS, G. T. and SMIDT, H. 2014. Characterization of Romboutsia ilealis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the gastro-intestinal tract of a rat, and proposal for the reclassification of five closely related members of the genus Clostridium into the genera Romboutsia gen. nov., Intestinibacter gen. nov., Terrisporobacter gen. nov. and Asaccharospora gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1600-1616.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Romboutsia sedimentorum Wang et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LAM201=ACCC 00717=JCM 19607.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF443808.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: L. gen. pl. n. sedimentorum, of sediments, pertaining to the isolation source.
Source: Environmental - freshwater.
Valid publication: WANG, Y., SONG, J., ZHAI, Y., ZHANG, C., GERRITSEN, J., WANG, H., CHEN, X., LI, Y., ZHAO, B., ZHAO, B. and RUAN, Z. 2015. Romboutsia sedimentorum sp. nov., isolated from an alkaline-saline lake sediment and emended description of the genus Romboutsia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 1193-1198.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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