Genus Sterolibacterium

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").

 

Sterolibacterium Tarlera and Denner 2003, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Sterolibacterium denitrificans Tarlera and Denner 2003.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. sterolum, sterol; L. neut. n. bacterium, small rod; N.L. neut. n. Sterolibacterium, sterol-utilizing small rod.
Reference: TARLERA (S.) and DENNER (E.B.M.): Sterolibacterium denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel cholesterol-oxidizing, denitrifying member of the β-Proteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1085-1091.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Sterolibacterium denitrificans Tarlera and Denner 2003, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Chol-1S = ATCC BAA-354 = DSM 13999.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ306683.
Etymology: N.L. part. adj. denitrificans, denitrifying.
Reference: TARLERA (S.) and DENNER (E.B.M.): Sterolibacterium denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel cholesterol-oxidizing, denitrifying member of the β-Proteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1085-1091.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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