Genus "Peptoclostridium"

Name: "Peptoclostridium" Yutin and Galperin 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ Gr. ind. v. peptô, digest; N.L. neut. dim. n. Clostridium, a bacterial genus name; from Gr. masc. n. klôstêr, a spindle; N.L. neut. dim. n. Peptoclostridium, the digesting clostridium

Gender: neuter (stem: Peptoclostridi-)

Original publication: Yutin N, Galperin MY. A genomic update on clostridial phylogeny: Gram-negative spore formers and other misplaced clostridia. Environ Microbiol 2013; 15:2631-2641.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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Record number: 12911
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