Genus Variovorax

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Number of species cited in this file: 6
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Variovorax Willems et al. 1991, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Variovorax paradoxus (Davis 1969) Willems et al. 1991.
Etymology: L. adj. varius, diverse, various; L. masc. adj. vorax, voracious; N.L. masc. n. Variovorax, (bacteria) devouring a variety (of substrates).
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), DE LEY (J.), GILLIS (M.) and KERSTERS (K.): Comamonadaceae, a new family encompassing the acidovorans rRNA complex, including Variovorax paradoxus gen. nov., comb. nov., for Alcaligenes paradoxus (Davis) 1969. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 445-450.
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Variovorax boronicumulans Miwa et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain BAM-48 = KCTC 22010 = NBRC 103145.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB300597.
Etymology: N.L. n. boron -onis, boron; L. part. adj. cumulans, accumulating; N.L. part. adj. boronicumulans, boron-accumulating.
Reference: MIWA (H.), AHMED (I.), YOON (J.), YOKOTA (A.) and FUJIWARA (T.): Variovorax boronicumulans sp. nov., a boron-accumulating bacterium isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 286-289.
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Variovorax defluvii Jin et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 2C1-b = JCM 17804 = KCTC 12768.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ385753.
Etymology: L. gen. n. defluvii, of sewage.
Reference: JIN (L.), KIM (K.K.), AHN (C.Y.) and OH (H.M.): Variovorax defluvii sp. nov., isolated from sewage. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1779-1783.
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Variovorax dokdonensis Yoon et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain DS-43 = CIP 108838 = KCTC 12544.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ178978.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. dokdonensis, pertaining to Dokdo, from Dokdo, a Korean island, from where the organism was isolated.
Reference: YOON (J.H.), KANG (S.J.) and OH (T.K.): Variovorax dokdonensis sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 811-814.
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Variovorax ginsengisoli Im et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Gsoil 3165 = KCTC 12583 = LMG 23392.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB245358.
Etymology: N.L. n. ginsengum, ginseng; L. n. solum, soil; N.L. gen. n. ginsengisoli, of soil of a ginseng field, the source of the type strain.
Reference: IM (W.T.), LIU (Q.M.), LEE (K.J.), KIM (S.Y.), LEE (S.T.) and YI (T.H.): Variovorax ginsengisoli sp. nov., a denitrifying bacterium isolated from soil of a ginseng field. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1565-1569.
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Variovorax paradoxus (Davis 1969) Willems et al. 1991, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 17713 = CCUG 1777 = CIP 103459 = DSM 30034 = IFO (now NBRC) 15149 = JCM 20526 = JCM 20895 = LMG 1797 = VKM B-1329.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ420329.
Basonym: ¤ Alcaligenes paradoxus Davis 1969 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. masc. adj. paradoxus, strange, contrary to all expectation, in reference to the chemolithotrophic and/or organotrophic metabolism of the organism.
Reference: WILLEMS (A.), DE LEY (J.), GILLIS (M.) and KERSTERS (K.): Comamonadaceae, a new family encompassing the acidovorans rRNA complex, including Variovorax paradoxus gen. nov., comb. nov., for Alcaligenes paradoxus (Davis) 1969. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1991, 41, 445-450.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Variovorax soli Kim et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain GH9-3 = DSM 18216 = KACC 11579.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ432053.
Etymology: L. gen. n. soli, of soil, the source of the organism.
Reference: KIM (B.Y.), WEON (H.Y.), YOO (S.H.), LEE (S.Y.), KWON (S.W.), GO (S.J.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Variovorax soli sp. nov., isolated from greenhouse soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2899-2901.
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