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Genus Roseburia

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: 5
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).


 

Roseburia Stanton and Savage 1983, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Roseburia cecicola Stanton and Savage 1983.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Roseburia, named in honor of Theodor Rosebury, an American microbiologist who studied and described micro-organisms indigenous to humans.
Valid publication: STANTON (T.B.) and SAVAGE (D.C.): Roseburia cecicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a motile, obligately anaerobic bacterium from a mouse cecum. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 618-627.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Roseburia cecicola Stanton and Savage 1983, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GM = ATCC 33874.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L14676.
Etymology: N.L. n. cecum [from Latin caecum (or cecum) intestinum, caecum], caecum; L. suff. -cola (from L. n. incola), dweller, inhabitant; N.L. n. cecicola, caecum-dweller.
Valid publication: STANTON (T.B.) and SAVAGE (D.C.): Roseburia cecicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a motile, obligately anaerobic bacterium from a mouse cecum. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 618-627.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Roseburia faecis Duncan et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M72/1 = DSM 16840 = NCIMB 14031.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY305310.
Etymology: L. gen. n. faecis, of dregs, referring to faecal origin.
Valid publication: DUNCAN (S.H.), AMINOV (R.I.), SCOTT (K.P.), LOUIS (P.), STANTON (T.B.) and FLINT (H.J.): Proposal of Roseburia faecis sp. nov., Roseburia hominis sp. nov. and Roseburia inulinivorans sp. nov., based on isolates from human faeces. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2437-2441.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Roseburia hominis Duncan et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) A2-183 = DSM 16839 = NCIMB 14029.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ270482.
Etymology: L. gen. n. hominis, of a human being, referring to human gut habitat.
Valid publication: DUNCAN (S.H.), AMINOV (R.I.), SCOTT (K.P.), LOUIS (P.), STANTON (T.B.) and FLINT (H.J.): Proposal of Roseburia faecis sp. nov., Roseburia hominis sp. nov. and Roseburia inulinivorans sp. nov., based on isolates from human faeces. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2437-2441.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Roseburia intestinalis Duncan et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) L1-82 = DSM 14610 = NCIMB 13810.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ312385.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. intestinalis, pertaining to intestine.
Valid publication: DUNCAN (S.H.), HOLD (G.L.), BARCENILLA (A.), STEWART (C.S.) and FLINT (H.J.): Roseburia intestinalis sp. nov., a novel saccharolytic, butyrate-producing bacterium from human faeces. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1615-1620.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The specific epithet is a "N.L. fem. adj.", not a "L. gen. n." as cited in the paper by Duncan et al. 2002.

Roseburia intestinalis Duncan et al. 2002 emend. Duncan et al. 2006.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) L1-82 = DSM 14610 = NCIMB 13810.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ312385.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. intestinalis, pertaining to intestine.
Reference: DUNCAN (S.H.), AMINOV (R.I.), SCOTT (K.P.), LOUIS (P.), STANTON (T.B.) and FLINT (H.J.): Proposal of Roseburia faecis sp. nov., Roseburia hominis sp. nov. and Roseburia inulinivorans sp. nov., based on isolates from human faeces. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2437-2441.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Roseburia inulinivorans Duncan et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) A2-194 = DSM 16841 = NCIMB 14030.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ270473.
Etymology: N.L. n. inulinum, inulin; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. inulinivorans, inulin-devouring, referring to the ability to use inulin as a growth substrate.
Valid publication: DUNCAN (S.H.), AMINOV (R.I.), SCOTT (K.P.), LOUIS (P.), STANTON (T.B.) and FLINT (H.J.): Proposal of Roseburia faecis sp. nov., Roseburia hominis sp. nov. and Roseburia inulinivorans sp. nov., based on isolates from human faeces. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2437-2441.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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