Species Clostridium homopropionicum

Name: Clostridium homopropionicum Dörner and Schink 1991

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. homoios, the same, similar; N.L. neut. n. acidum propionicum, prionic acid; N.L. neut. adj. homopropionicum, referring to metabolic analogy to Clostridium propionicum

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 51426; DSM 5847; LuHBu1; Strain LuHBul

16S rRNA gene: X76744 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Dorner C, Schink B. Clostridium homopropionicum sp. nov., a new strict anaerobe growing with 2-, 3-, or 4-hydroxybutyrate. Arch Microbiol 1990; 154:342-348.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 39. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:580-581.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Dorner C, Schink B. Clostridium homopropionicum sp. nov., a new strict anaerobe growing with 2-, 3-, or 4-hydroxybutyrate. Arch Microbiol 1990; 154:342-348.

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