Species Bacteroides galacturonicus

Name: Bacteroides galacturonicus Jensen and Canale-Parola 1987

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum galacturonicum, galacturonic acid; Gr. masc. adj. suff. -icus, suffix of various meanings, but signifying in general made of or belonging to; N.L. masc. adj. galacturonicus, pertaining to galacturonate, with reference to the ability to ferment this compound or polygalacturonate

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 43244; DSM 3978; N6

16S rRNA gene: DQ497994 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Jensen NS, Canale-Parola E. Bacteroides pectinophilus sp. nov. and Bacteroides galacturonicus sp. nov.: two pectinolytic bacteria from the human intestinal tract. Appl Environ Microbiol 1986; 52:880-887.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 23. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1987; 37:179-180.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Bacteroides Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Jensen NS, Canale-Parola E. Bacteroides pectinophilus sp. nov. and Bacteroides galacturonicus sp. nov.: two pectinolytic bacteria from the human intestinal tract. Appl Environ Microbiol 1986; 52:880-887.

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Record number: 773946