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Genus Syntrophothermus

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).


 

Syntrophothermus Sekiguchi et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Syntrophothermus lipocalidus Sekiguchi et al. 2000.
Etymology: Gr. prep. sun, in company with, together with; Gr. n. trophos, feeder, rearer, one who feeds; Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Syntrophothermus, thermophilic syntroph, referring to growth in syntrophic association with hydrogenotrophic organisms at high temperature of around 55 °C.
Valid publication: SEKIGUCHI (Y.), KAMAGATA (Y.), NAKAMURA (K.), OHASHI (A.) and HARADA (H.): Syntrophothermus lipocalidus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic, syntrophic, fatty-acid-oxidizing anaerobe which utilizes isobutyrate. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 771-779.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Syntrophothermus lipocalidus Sekiguchi et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TGB-C1 = DSM 12680.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB021305.
Etymology: Gr. n. lipos, fat; L. adj. calidus (sic), expert; N.L. masc. adj. lipocalidus, fatty acid-specific, i.e., specifically utilizing fatty acids.
Valid publication: SEKIGUCHI (Y.), KAMAGATA (Y.), NAKAMURA (K.), OHASHI (A.) and HARADA (H.): Syntrophothermus lipocalidus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic, syntrophic, fatty-acid-oxidizing anaerobe which utilizes isobutyrate. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 771-779.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The Latin adjective calidus -a -um means "warm, hot". The Latin adjective which means "that is taught wisdom by experience and practice, shrewd, expert, experienced, adroit, skilful, ingenious, prudent, dexterous" is callidus -a -um.

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