Name: "Agrobacterium fabrum" Lassalle et al. 2011

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. pl. gen. fabrum, smith, in reference to the use of C58 to construct genetically modified plants, while also honoring the pioneer isolator of Agrobacterium (Smith) as well as other scientists with a Faber-related name in different languages, for example, Smith, Schmidt, Smet, Faivre, Farrand, Faure, Herrera, etc., who studied various aspects of Agrobacterium biology

Gender: neuter

Type strains: C58

16S rRNA gene: AE007869 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Lassalle F, Campillo T, Vial L, Baude J, Costechareyre D, Chapulliot D, Shams M, Abrouk D, Lavire C, Oger-Desfeux C, et al. Genomic species are ecological species as revealed by comparative genomics in Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Genome Biol Evol 2011; 3:762-781.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Agrobacterium Conn 1942 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lassalle F, Campillo T, Vial L, Baude J, Costechareyre D, Chapulliot D, Shams M, Abrouk D, Lavire C, Oger-Desfeux C, et al. Genomic species are ecological species as revealed by comparative genomics in Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Genome Biol Evol 2011; 3:762-781.

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