Species Clostridium thermobutyricum

Name: Clostridium thermobutyricum Wiegel et al. 1989

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; Gr. n. bouturon, butter (Latin transliteration butyrum); Gr. neut. adj. suff. -icum, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. thermobutyricum, referring to the production of butyrate under thermophilic conditions

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 49875; DSM 4928; JW171K

16S rRNA gene: X72868 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Wiegel J, Kuk SU, Kohring GW. Clostridium thermobutyricum sp. nov., a moderate thermophile isolated from a cellulolytic culture, that produces butyrate as the major product. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:199-204.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Wiegel J, Kuk SU, Kohring GW. Clostridium thermobutyricum sp. nov., a moderate thermophile isolated from a cellulolytic culture, that produces butyrate as the major product. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:199-204.

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