Species Clostridium acetobutylicum

Name: Clostridium acetobutylicum McCoy et al. 1926 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acetonum, acetone; N.L. adj. butylicum, butylic; N.L. neut. adj. acetobutylicum, referring to production of acetone and butyl alcohol

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 824; BCRC 10639; CCRC 10639; CCUG 42182; CECT 508; DSM 792; IFO 13948; JCM 1419; KCTC 1790; LMG 5710; NBRC 13948; NCCB 29024; NCCB 84048; NCIMB 13357; NRRL B-527; VKM B-1787

16S rRNA gene: X78070 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: McCoy E, Fred EB, Peterson WH, Hastings EG. A cultural study of the acetone butyl alcohol organisms. Journal of Infectious Diseases 1926; 39:457-483.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: McCoy E, Fred EB, Peterson WH, Hastings EG. A cultural study of the acetone butyl alcohol organisms. Journal of Infectious Diseases 1926; 39:457-483.

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