Species "Clostridium autoethanogenum"

Name: "Clostridium autoethanogenum" Abrini et al. 1994

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: au.to.e.tha.no.ge’num. Gr. neut. pron. auto, self. Ethano corresponding to alcohol from ethane (ethane + ol.); N.L. neut. adj. suff. -genum, producing; N.L. neut. adj. autoethanogenum, indicating that the microorganism uses inorganic carbon, namely carbon monoxide (as well as carbon dioxide) as possible sole source of carbon for growth, thereby producing ethanol

Gender: neuter

Original publication: Abrini J, Naveau H, Nyns E. Clostridium autoethanogenum, sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium that produces ethanol from carbon monoxide. Arch Microbiol 1994; 161:345-351.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Abrini J, Naveau H, Nyns E. Clostridium autoethanogenum, sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium that produces ethanol from carbon monoxide. Arch Microbiol 1994; 161:345-351.

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Record number: 2553
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