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Genus Xenophilus

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: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Xenophilus Blümel et al. 2001, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Xenophilus azovorans Blümel et al. 2001.
Etymology: Gr. adj. xenos, foreign; Gr. masc. n. philos, friend; N.L. masc. n. Xenophilus, friend of foreign compounds, referring to the isolation of the type species by enrichment on azo dyes.
Valid publication: BLÜMEL (S.), BUSSE (H.J.), STOLZ (A.) and KÄMPFER (P.): Xenophilus azovorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a soil bacterium that is able to degrade azo dyes of the Orange II type. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1831-1837.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Xenophilus aerolatus Kim et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 5516S-2 = DSM 19424 = KACC 12602.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF660342.
Etymology: Gr. n. aer, air; L. part. adj. latus, carried; N.L. masc. part. adj. aerolatus, airborne.
Valid publication: KIM (S.J.), KIM (Y.S.), WEON (H.Y.), ANANDHAM (R.), NOH (H.J.) and KWON (S.W.): Xenophilus aerolatus sp. nov., isolated from air. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 327-330.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Xenophilus arseniciresistens Li et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YW8=CCTCC AB2012103=KACC 16853.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC010298.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. arsenicum, arsenic; L. part. adj. resistens, resisting; N.L. part. adj. arseniciresistens, arsenic-resisting, referring to the arsenic resistance of the bacterium.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: LI, Q.-F., SUN, L.-N., KWON, S.-W., CHEN, Q., HE, J., LI, S.-P. and ZHANG, J. 2014. Xenophilus arseniciresistens sp. nov., an arsenite-resistant bacterium isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1926-1931.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Xenophilus azovorans Blümel et al. 2001, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KF46F = DSM 13620 = NCIMB 13707.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF285414.
Etymology: N.L. pref. azo-, pertaining to azo compounds; L. v. vorare, to devour; N.L. part. adj. azovorans, azo-devouring
Reference: BLÜMEL (S.), BUSSE (H.J.), STOLZ (A.) and KÄMPFER (P.): Xenophilus azovorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a soil bacterium that is able to degrade azo dyes of the Orange II type. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1831-1837.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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