Species Amycolatopsis keratiniphila

Name: Amycolatopsis keratiniphila Al-Musallam et al. 2003

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ke.rat.i.ni’phi.la N.L. neut. n. keratinum, keratin; Gr. masc. adj. philos, loving; N.L. adj. keratiniphila, keratin-loving, referring to the ability of the species to degrade keratin

Type strains: D2; DSM 44409; JCM 12683; NRRL B-24117

16S rRNA gene accession number: AJ278496

Valid publication: Al-Musallam AA, Al-Zarban SS, Fasasi YA, Kroppenstedt RM, Stackebrandt E. Amycolatopsis keratiniphila sp. nov., a novel keratinolytic soil actinomycete from Kuwait. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:871-874.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Amycolatopsis Lechevalier et al. 1986

Assigned by: Al-Musallam AA, Al-Zarban SS, Fasasi YA, Kroppenstedt RM, Stackebrandt E. Amycolatopsis keratiniphila sp. nov., a novel keratinolytic soil actinomycete from Kuwait. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:871-874.

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