Species Acidothermus cellulolyticus

Name: Acidothermus cellulolyticus Mohagheghi et al. 1986

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. cellulosum, cellulose; N.L. masc. adj. lyticus, able to loose, able to dissolve; from Gr. masc. adj. lutikos; N.L. masc. adj. cellulolyticus, cellulose-dissolving

Type strains: 11B; ATCC 43068

16S rRNA gene accession number: AJ007290

Valid publication: Mohagheghi A, Grohmann K, Himmel M, Leighton L, Updegraff DM. Isolation and characterization of Acidothermus cellulolyticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of thermophilic, acidophilic, cellulolytic bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1986; 36:435-443.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Acidothermus Mohagheghi et al. 1986

Assigned by: Mohagheghi A, Grohmann K, Himmel M, Leighton L, Updegraff DM. Isolation and characterization of Acidothermus cellulolyticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of thermophilic, acidophilic, cellulolytic bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1986; 36:435-443.

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