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Genus Syntrophobotulus

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Syntrophobotulus Friedrich et al. 1996, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Syntrophobotulus glycolicus Friedrich et al. 1996.
Etymology: Gr. adj. suntrophos, having grown up with one; L. masc. n. botulus, sausage; N.L. masc. n. Syntrophobotulus, a syntrophic, sausage-like bacterium.
Valid publication: FRIEDRICH (M.), SPRINGER (N.), LUDWIG (W.) and SCHINK (B.): Phylogenetic positions of Desulfofustis glycolicus gen. nov., sp. nov., and Syntrophobotulus glycolicus gen. nov., sp. nov., two new strict anaerobes growing with glycolic acid. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1065-1069.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Syntrophobotulus glycolicus Friedrich et al. 1996, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) FlGlyR = DSM 8271.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP002547 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum glycolicum, glycolic acid; N.L. masc. adj. glycolicus, referring to glycolic acid, the key substrate of this species.
Valid publication: FRIEDRICH (M.), SPRINGER (N.), LUDWIG (W.) and SCHINK (B.): Phylogenetic positions of Desulfofustis glycolicus gen. nov., sp. nov., and Syntrophobotulus glycolicus gen. nov., sp. nov., two new strict anaerobes growing with glycolic acid. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 1065-1069.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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