Species Dehalogenimonas lykanthroporepellens

Name: Dehalogenimonas lykanthroporepellens Moe et al. 2009

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ly.kan.thro.po.re.pel’lens. Gr. masc./fem. n. lykanthrôpos, werewolf; L. pres. part. repellens, repelling; N.L. part. adj. lykanthroporepellens, repelling werewolves, because compounds exhibiting a pungent garlic aroma are produced when these organisms grow in the presence of 1, 2, 3-trichloropropane as an electron acceptor and sulfide as a reducing agent, garlic being said to repel werewolves in some fiction literature

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-1523; BL-DC-9; JCM 15061

16S rRNA gene: EU679419 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Moe WM, Yan J, Nobre MF, da Costa MS, Rainey FA. Dehalogenimonas lykanthroporepellens gen. nov., sp. nov., a reductively dehalogenating bacterium isolated from chlorinated solvent-contaminated groundwater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2692-2697.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 59, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:269-270.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Dehalogenimonas Moe et al. 2009

Assigned by: Moe WM, Yan J, Nobre MF, da Costa MS, Rainey FA. Dehalogenimonas lykanthroporepellens gen. nov., sp. nov., a reductively dehalogenating bacterium isolated from chlorinated solvent-contaminated groundwater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2692-2697.

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Record number: 788171
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