Title

Genus Saccharophagus

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: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Saccharophagus Ekborg et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Saccharophagus degradans Ekborg et al. 2005.
Etymology: Gr. n. saccharon, sugar; N.L. masc. adj. phagus (from Gr. masc. adj. phagos), glutton; N.L. masc. n. Saccharophagus, sugar-devourer.
Valid publication: EKBORG (N.A.), GONZALEZ (J.M.), HOWARD (M.B.), TAYLOR (L.E.), HUTCHESON (S.W.) and WEINER (R.M.): Saccharophagus degradans gen. nov., sp. nov., a versatile marine degrader of complex polysaccharides. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1545-1549.
Original article in IJSEM Online

   image

Saccharophagus degradans Ekborg et al. 2005, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2-40 = ATCC 43961= DSM 17024.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF055269.
Etymology: L. part. adj. degradans, bringing back into the former order, used to refer to the ability of the type strain to degrade several complex carbohydrates.
Valid publication: EKBORG (N.A.), GONZALEZ (J.M.), HOWARD (M.B.), TAYLOR (L.E.), HUTCHESON (S.W.) and WEINER (R.M.): Saccharophagus degradans gen. nov., sp. nov., a versatile marine degrader of complex polysaccharides. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1545-1549.
Original article in IJSEM Online

   image