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Genus Varunaivibrio

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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").

 

Varunaivibrio Patwardhan et al. 2016, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Varunaivibrio sulfuroxidans Patwardhan et al. 2016.
Etymology: Varuna the God of water and the celestial ocean surrounding the world in Hindu mythology; L. v. vibrare, to vibrate; N.L. masc. n. vibrio, that vibrates and also a genus name of bacteria possessing a curved rod shape (Vibrio); N.L. masc. n. Varunaivibrio, a curved rod that inhabits the ocean.
Valid publication: PATWARDHAN, S. and VETRIANI, C. 2016. Varunaivibrio sulfuroxidans gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively chemolithoautotrophic, mesophilic alphaproteobacterium from a shallow-water gas vent at Tor Caldara, Tyrrhenian Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 3579-3584.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Varunaivibrio sulfuroxidans Patwardhan et al. 2016, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TC8=DSM 101688=JCM 31027.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KU294728.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: L. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. part. adj. oxidans, oxidizing; N.L. part. adj. sulfuroxidans, pertaining to the ability to oxidize sulfur.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: PATWARDHAN, S. and VETRIANI, C. 2016. Varunaivibrio sulfuroxidans gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively chemolithoautotrophic, mesophilic alphaproteobacterium from a shallow-water gas vent at Tor Caldara, Tyrrhenian Sea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 3579-3584.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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