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Genus Thermosulfidibacter

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").

 

Thermosulfidibacter Nunoura et al. 2008, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thermosulfidibacter takaii Nunoura et al. 2008.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. thermê, heat; N.L. n. sulfidum, sulfide; L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Thermosulfidibacter, a thermophilic, sulfide-producing, rod-shaped bacterium.
Valid publication: NUNOURA (T.), OIDA (H.), MIYAZAKI (M.) and SUZUKI (Y.): Thermosulfidibacter takaii gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, hydrogen-oxidizing, sulfur-reducing chemolithoautotroph isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal field in the Southern Okinawa Trough. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 659-665.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thermosulfidibacter takaii Nunoura et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ABI70S6 = DSM 17441 = JCM 13301.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB282756.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. takaii, of Takai, named after Dr Ken Takai, a microbiologist who has devoted himself to the study of terrestrial and deep-sea hydrothermal microbial ecosystems and chemolithoautotrophs present in those environments.
Valid publication: NUNOURA (T.), OIDA (H.), MIYAZAKI (M.) and SUZUKI (Y.): Thermosulfidibacter takaii gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, hydrogen-oxidizing, sulfur-reducing chemolithoautotroph isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal field in the Southern Okinawa Trough. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 659-665.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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