Genus Rubrobacter

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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").

 

Rubrobacter Suzuki et al. 1989, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Rubrobacterales Rainey et al. 1997; type genus of the family ¤ Rubrobacteraceae Rainey et al. 1997).
Type species: ¤ Rubrobacter radiotolerans (Yoshinaka et al. 1973) Suzuki et al. 1989.
Etymology: L. adj. ruber -bra -brum, red; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Rubrobacter, red rod.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 28. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 93-94. [SUZUKI (K.), COLLINS (M.D.), IIJIMA (E.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Chemotaxonomic characterization of a radiotolerant bacterium Arthrobacter radiotolerans: description of Rubrobacter radiotolerans gen. nov., comb. nov. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 1988, 52, 33-40.]
Validation List no. 28 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Rubrobacter aplysinae Kämpfer et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RV113=DSM 27440=CECT 8425.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: GU318365.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. aplysinae, of/from Aplysina, the zoological name of a genus of sponge, referring to the isolation of the type strain from the sponge Aplysina aerophoba.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: KÄMPFER, P., GLAESER, S. P., BUSSE, H.-J., ABDELMOHSEN, U. R. and HENTSCHEL, U. 2014. Rubrobacter aplysinae sp. nov., isolated from the marine sponge Aplysina aerophoba. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 705-709.
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Rubrobacter bracarensis Jurado et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain VF70612_S1 = CECT 7924 = DSM 24908.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HE672086.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. bracarensis, of or belonging to Bracara Augusta, the Roman name of Braga (Portugal), from where the organism was isolated.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 151. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1577-1580. [JURADO (V.), MILLER (A.Z.), ALIAS-VILLEGAS (C.), LAIZ (L.) and SAIZ-JIMENEZ (C.): Rubrobacter bracarensis sp. nov., a novel member of the genus Rubrobacter isolated from a biodeteriorated monument. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2012, 35, 306-309.]
Validation List no. 151 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: In the effective publication, the strain DSM 24908 is cited as DSMZ 24908.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 151 (footnote ¶¶). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1577-1580.
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Rubrobacter radiotolerans (Yoshinaka et al. 1973) Suzuki et al. 1989, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 51242 = CIP 106991 = DSM 5868 = IAM 12072 = IFO (now NBRC) 14777 = JCM 2153 = VKM Ac-1989.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U65647.
Basonym: ¤ Arthrobacter radiotolerans Yoshinaka et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. n. radius, a beam or ray; N.L. pref. radio-, pertaining to radiation; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. radiotolerans, (γ-ray) radiation-tolerating.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 28. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 93-94. [SUZUKI (K.), COLLINS (M.D.), IIJIMA (E.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Chemotaxonomic characterization of a radiotolerant bacterium Arthrobacter radiotolerans: description of Rubrobacter radiotolerans gen. nov., comb. nov. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 1988, 52, 33-40.]
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Rubrobacter taiwanensis Chen et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain LS-293 = ATCC BAA-406 = BCRC 17173 = JCM 12932.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF465803.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. taiwanensis, of or belonging to Taiwan, where the micro-organism was first isolated.
Reference: CHEN (M.Y.), WU (S.H.), LIN (G.H.), LU (C.P.), LIN (Y.T.), CHANG (W.C.) and TSAY (S.S.): Rubrobacter taiwanensis sp. nov., a novel thermophilic, radiation-resistant species isolated from hot springs. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1849-1855.
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Rubrobacter xylanophilus Carreto et al. 1996, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain PRD-1 = CIP 105412 = DSM 9941 = IFO (now NBRC) 16129 = JCM 11954 = NBRC 100952.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP000386.
Etymology: N.L. n. xylanum, xylan; N.L. masc. adj. philus (from Gr. masc. adj. philos), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. xylanophilus, xylan-loving.
Reference: CARRETO (L.), MOORE (E.), NOBRE (M.F.), WAIT (R.), RILEY (P.W.), SHARP (R.J.) and DA COSTA (M.S.): Rubrobacter xylanophilus sp. nov., a new thermophilic species isolated from a thermally polluted effluent. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 460-465.
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