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Genus Ruficoccus

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Number of species, including synonyms, cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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

 

Ruficoccus Lin et al. 2017, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Ruficoccus amylovorans Lin et al. 2017.
Etymology: L. adj. rufus, red, reddish; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos), a berry; N.L. masc. n. Ruficoccus, a reddish coccus.
Valid publication: LIN, S. Y., HAMEED, A., LIU, Y. C., HSU, Y. H., HUNG, M. H., LAI, W. A. and YOUNG, C. C. 2017. Ruficoccus amylovorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an amylolytic and nitrate-reducing diazotroph of the family Puniceicoccaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 956-962.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Ruficoccus amylovorans Lin et al. 2017, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CC-MHH0563=BCRC 80918=JCM 31066.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KT751307.
Etymology: Gr. n. amylon, starch; L. part. pres. vorans, devouring, digesting; N.L. part. adj. amylovorans, starch-devouring.
Source: Industrial/agricultural.
Valid publication: LIN, S. Y., HAMEED, A., LIU, Y. C., HSU, Y. H., HUNG, M. H., LAI, W. A. and YOUNG, C. C. 2017. Ruficoccus amylovorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an amylolytic and nitrate-reducing diazotroph of the family Puniceicoccaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 956-962.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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