Species "Clostridium geopurificans"

Name: "Clostridium geopurificans" Kwon et al. 2014

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: geo.pur.if.i.cans Gr. pref. geo, earth or ground; L. v. purificans, cleansing or purifying; N.L. part. adj. geopurificans, cleansing or purifying the earth or ground

Gender: neuter

Type strain: MJ1

16S rRNA gene: FJ008042 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kwon MJ, Wei N, Millerick K, Popovic J, Finneran K. Clostridium geopurificans strain MJ1 sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic bacterium that grows via fermentation and reduces the cyclic nitramine explosive hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX). Curr Microbiol 2014; 68:743-750.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kwon MJ, Wei N, Millerick K, Popovic J, Finneran K. Clostridium geopurificans strain MJ1 sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic bacterium that grows via fermentation and reduces the cyclic nitramine explosive hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX). Curr Microbiol 2014; 68:743-750.

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