Species Deinococcus radiophilus

Name: Deinococcus radiophilus (ex Lewis 1973) Brooks and Murray 1981

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: ra.di.o.phi.lus. L. masc. n. radius, a beam or ray; L. v. radio, pertaining to radiation; N.L. masc. adj. suff. -philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, on; N.L. masc. adj. radiophilus, radation loving

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 27603; DSM 20551; IFO 15347; JCM 21311; NBRC 15347; NCTC 10785; UWO 1055; VKM B-1468

16S rRNA gene: Y11333 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Brooks BW, Murray RGE. Nomenclature for "Micrococcus radiodurans" and other radiation-resistant cocci: Deinococcaceae fam. nov. and Deinococcus gen. nov., including five species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:353-360.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Deinococcus Brooks and Murray 1981

Assigned by: Brooks BW, Murray RGE. Nomenclature for "Micrococcus radiodurans" and other radiation-resistant cocci: Deinococcaceae fam. nov. and Deinococcus gen. nov., including five species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:353-360.

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Record number: 775476
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