Species Deinococcus radiopugnans

Name: Deinococcus radiopugnans Brooks and Murray 1981

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ra.di.o.pug’nans. L. masc. n. radius, a beam or ray; N.L. pref. radio-, pertaining to radiation; L. part. adj. pugnans, fighting or resisting; N.L. part. adj. radiopugnans, radiation resisting

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 19172; DSM 12027; IFO 15348; JCM 21312; NBRC 15348; UWO 293

16S rRNA gene: Y11334 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: 775477