Species Anaerovorax odorimutans

Name: Anaerovorax odorimutans Matthies et al. 2000

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: o.do.ri.mu’tans L. masc. n. odor, smell; L. v. mutare, to change, mutans changing; odorimutans, changing the smell, referring to the degradation of the odorous compound putrescine to form another odorous one, i.e. butyric acid

Type strains: ATCC BAA-160; DSM 5092; NorPut; NorPut1

16S rRNA gene accession number: AJ251215

Valid publication: Matthies C, Evers S, Ludwig W, Schink B. Anaerovorax odorimutans gen. nov., sp. nov., a putrescine-fermenting, strictly anaerobic bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1591-1594.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Anaerovorax Matthies et al. 2000

Assigned by: Matthies C, Evers S, Ludwig W, Schink B. Anaerovorax odorimutans gen. nov., sp. nov., a putrescine-fermenting, strictly anaerobic bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1591-1594.

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