Species Acinetobacter towneri

Name: Acinetobacter towneri Carr et al. 2003

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: tow.ner’i N.L. gen. masc. n. towneri, in honour of Kevin Towner, an English microbiologist who has contributed to our understanding of the genetics of this genus

Gender: masculine

Type strains: AB1110; CIP 107472; DSM 14962

16S rRNA gene: EF611416 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Carr EL, Kampfer P, Patel BK, Gurtler V, Seviour RJ. Seven novel species of Acinetobacter isolated from activated sludge. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:953-963.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 53, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1703-1705.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Acinetobacter Brisou and Prévot 1954 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Carr EL, Kampfer P, Patel BK, Gurtler V, Seviour RJ. Seven novel species of Acinetobacter isolated from activated sludge. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:953-963.

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