Species Arthrobacter methylotrophus

Name: Arthrobacter methylotrophus Borodina et al. 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: me.thy.lo.tro’phus me.thy.lo.tro’phus N.L. masc. adj. methylotrophus, methylo-, pertaining to the [chemical] methyl group; Gr. v. trephein, to feed; N.L. masc. adj. methylotrophus, feeding on methyl groups

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-111; DSM 14008; JCM 13519; TGA

16S rRNA gene: AF235090 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Borodina E, Kelly DP, Schumann P, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL, Wood AP. Enzymes of dimethylsulfone metabolism and the phylogenetic characterization of the facultative methylotrophs Arthrobacter sulfonivorans sp. nov., Arthrobacter methylotrophus sp. nov., and Hyphomicrobium sulfonivorans sp. nov. Arch Microbiol 2002; 177:173-183.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 85. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:685-690.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Arthrobacter Conn and Dimmick 1947 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Borodina E, Kelly DP, Schumann P, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL, Wood AP. Enzymes of dimethylsulfone metabolism and the phylogenetic characterization of the facultative methylotrophs Arthrobacter sulfonivorans sp. nov., Arthrobacter methylotrophus sp. nov., and Hyphomicrobium sulfonivorans sp. nov. Arch Microbiol 2002; 177:173-183.

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