Species Bacillus cytotoxicus

Name: Bacillus cytotoxicus Guinebretière et al. 2013

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: cy.to.to’xi.cus Gr. n. kutos, hollow, hold of a ship; N.L. pref. cyto-, prefix denoting pertaining to a cell; N.L. adj. toxicus -a -um, toxic; from N.L. neut. adj. toxicum, poison; N.L. masc. adj. cytotoxicus, cytotoxic, referring to cytotoxin K, an enterotoxin isolated and described from the type strain

Gender: masculine

Type strains: CIP 110041; DSM 22905; NVH 391-98

16S rRNA gene: AM747234 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Guinebretiere MH, Auger S, Galleron N, Contzen M, De Sarrau B, De Buyser ML, Lamberet G, Fagerlund A, Granum PE, Lereclus D, et al. Bacillus cytotoxicus sp. nov. is a novel thermotolerant species of the Bacillus cereus Group occasionally associated with food poisoning. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:31-40.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1211-1213.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Guinebretiere MH, Auger S, Galleron N, Contzen M, De Sarrau B, De Buyser ML, Lamberet G, Fagerlund A, Granum PE, Lereclus D, et al. Bacillus cytotoxicus sp. nov. is a novel thermotolerant species of the Bacillus cereus Group occasionally associated with food poisoning. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:31-40.

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