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Genus Schlegelella

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: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Schlegelella Elbanna et al. 2003, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Schlegelella thermodepolymerans Elbanna et al. 2003.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Schlegelella, named in honour of H. G. Schlegel, a pioneer in PHA research.
Valid publication: ELBANNA (K.), LÜTKE-EVERSLOH (T.), VAN TRAPPEN (S.), MERGAERT (J.), SWINGS (J.) and STEINBÜCHEL (A.): Schlegelella thermodepolymerans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic bacterium that degrades poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-mercaptopropionate). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1165-1168.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Lütke-Eversloh et al. 2004, Schlegelella Elbanna et al. 2003 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Caenibacterium Manaia et al. 2003.
Reference: LÜTKE-EVERSLOH (T.), ELBANNA (K.), CNOCKAERT (M.C.), MERGAERT (J.), SWINGS (J.), MANAIA (C.M.) and STEINBÜCHEL (A.): Caenibacterium thermophilum is a later synonym of Schlegelella thermodepolymerans. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1933-1935.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Schlegelella aquatica Chou et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) wcf1 = BCRC 17557 = LMG 23380.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. aquatica, living in water.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ417336.
Reference: CHOU (Y.J.), SHEU (S.Y.), SHEU (D.S.), WANG (J.T.) and CHEN (W.M.): Schlegelella aquatica sp. nov., a novel thermophilic bacterium isolated from a hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2793-2797.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Schlegelella thermodepolymerans Elbanna et al. 2003, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) K14 = CCUG 50333 = DSM 15344 = LMG 21644.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY152824.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; N.L. v. depolymerare, to depolymerize; N.L. part. adj. thermodepolymerans, depolymerizing in the heat, referring to the ability to degrade poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) at high temperatures.
Valid publication: ELBANNA (K.), LÜTKE-EVERSLOH (T.), VAN TRAPPEN (S.), MERGAERT (J.), SWINGS (J.) and STEINBÜCHEL (A.): Schlegelella thermodepolymerans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic bacterium that degrades poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-mercaptopropionate). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1165-1168.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Schlegelella thermodepolymerans Elbanna et al. 2003 emend. Lütke-Eversloh et al. 2004.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) K14 = CCUG 50333 = DSM 15344 = LMG 21644.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY152824.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; N.L. v. depolymerare, to depolymerize; N.L. part. adj. thermodepolymerans, depolymerizing in the heat, referring to the ability to degrade poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) at high temperatures.
Reference: LÜTKE-EVERSLOH (T.), ELBANNA (K.), CNOCKAERT (M.C.), MERGAERT (J.), SWINGS (J.), MANAIA (C.M.) and STEINBÜCHEL (A.): Caenibacterium thermophilum is a later synonym of Schlegelella thermodepolymerans. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1933-1935.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Lütke-Eversloh et al. 2004, Schlegelella thermodepolymerans Elbanna et al. 2003 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Caenibacterium thermophilum Manaia et al. 2003.
Reference: LÜTKE-EVERSLOH (T.), ELBANNA (K.), CNOCKAERT (M.C.), MERGAERT (J.), SWINGS (J.), MANAIA (C.M.) and STEINBÜCHEL (A.): Caenibacterium thermophilum is a later synonym of Schlegelella thermodepolymerans. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1933-1935.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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