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Genus Turicibacter

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).


 

Turicibacter Bosshard et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Turicibacter sanguinis Bosshard et al. 2002.
Etymology: L. n. Turicum, the Latin name of Zürich; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Turicibacter, a rod-shaped organism from Zürich, Switzerland, where the bacterium was first isolated.
Valid publication: BOSSHARD (P.P.), ZBINDEN (R.) and ALTWEGG (M.): Turicibacter sanguinis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel anaerobic, Gram-positive bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1263-1266.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Turicibacter sanguinis Bosshard et al. 2002, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MOL361 = DSM 14220 = NCCB 100008.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF349724.
Etymology: L. n. sanguis -inis, blood; L. gen. n. sanguinis, of blood, indicating that the bacterium was isolated from a blood culture.
Valid publication: BOSSHARD (P.P.), ZBINDEN (R.) and ALTWEGG (M.): Turicibacter sanguinis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel anaerobic, Gram-positive bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1263-1266.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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