Species Clostridium purinilyticum

Name: Clostridium purinilyticum corrig. Dürre et al. 1981

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. purinum, "purin" (a term proposed by E. Fisher for the basic ring system of uric acid); N.L. neut. adj. lyticum, able to loose, able to dissolve; from Gr. neut. adj. lytikon, able to loose, dissolving; N.L. neut. adj. purinilyticum, decomposing the purine ring

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 33906; DSM 1384; WA-1

16S rRNA gene: M60491 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Dürre P, Andersch W, Andreesen JR. Isolation and characterization of an adenine-utilizing, anaerobic sporeformer, Clostridium purinolyticum sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:184-194.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Gottschalkia purinilytica (Dürre et al. 1981) Poehlein et al. 2017

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Dürre P, Andersch W, Andreesen JR. Isolation and characterization of an adenine-utilizing, anaerobic sporeformer, Clostridium purinolyticum sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:184-194.

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