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Genus Thioalkalispira

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").

 

Thioalkalispira Sorokin et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Thioalkalispira microaerophila Sorokin et al. 2002.
Etymology: Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; N.L. n. alkali (from Arabic al-qalyi, the ashes of saltwort), soda ash; L. fem. n. spira, coil, spire; N.L. fem. n. Thioalkalispira, sulfur alkaline spiral.
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TOUROVA (T.P.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.), SJOLLEMA (K.A.) and KUENEN (J.G.): Thioalkalispira microaerophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel lithoautotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium from a soda lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 2175-2182.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thioalkalispira microaerophila Sorokin et al. 2002, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ALEN 1 = DSM 14786 = UNIQEM 212.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF481118.
Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros, small, little; Gr. n. aer aeros, air, gas; N.L. fem. adj. phila (from Gr. fem. adj. philê), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. microaerophila, low-air-loving.
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TOUROVA (T.P.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.), SJOLLEMA (K.A.) and KUENEN (J.G.): Thioalkalispira microaerophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel lithoautotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium from a soda lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 2175-2182.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Sorokin et al. 2002, the type strain UNIQEM 212 is erroneously cited as UNICEM 212.

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