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Site founded by: J.P. EUZÉBY.

Curator from 1 July 2013: Aidan C. Parte

Institution: LPSN - List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature

Editor: Aidan C. Parte

Contact by e-mail: l...@gmail.com

Associate editors: None.

Webmaster: Aidan C. Parte

Server: Gandi.net.

URL: http://www.bacterio.net

Creation: 28 March 1997 (anonymous ftp files). Available on the World Wide Web since 28 January 1998.

Audience: Professionals, researchers, students.

Scope: includes, alphabetically and chronologically, the nomenclature of bacteria and the nomenclatural changes as cited in the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names or validly published in the International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology or in the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology.

Access: No charge. Access is open to anyone with an Internet connection.

Financing: Currently self-funded, but will accept appropriate sponsors and grants.

Number of files: 3418 (12 October 2015).

Size: 86,408,942 bytes (12 October 2015).

Search function: Yes - Google Custom Search Engine.

Glossary: Yes (Definitions and abbreviations).

Chat rooms: None.

Cookies: Yes; StatCounter for determining site usage and MailChimp to check whether newsletter signup popup was closed.


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Links to original papers in IJSEM Online, or to Validation Lists in IJSEM Online, or to effective publications.

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Statistics: Yes.

Up to date: The LPSN is updated with the publication of each new issue of the IJSEM (i.e. every month from January 01, 2006).

Registration: "Société Civile des Auteurs Multimedia de France"; number 1997.03.0228.

Copyright © 1997-2018: J.P. Euzéby and Aidan Parte (see also the file Legal rights and disclaimers).

Disclaimer: The information in these pages is believed to be accurate, but the author provides no warranty to this effect and will not be liable for the consequence(s) of any reliance placed on the information (see also the file Legal rights and disclaimers). Send questions and comments to Aidan Parte

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