Name: Desulfitobacterium dehalogenans Utkin et al. 1994

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: de.ha.lo.ge.nans. L. prep. de, off, away; N.L. neut. n. halogenum, halogen [from Swedish, coined by Swedish chemist Baron Jöns Jakob Berzelius (1779-1848) from Gr. hals halos "salt" +-gen "to produce; " so called because a salt is formed in reactions involving these elements]; N.L. part. adj. dehalogenans, dehalogenating, split off halogens, referring to the characteristic property of the micro-organism to dehalogenate various chlorophenolic compounds

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 51507; DSM 9161; JW/IU-DC1

16S rRNA gene: L28946 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Utkin I, Woese C, Wiegel J. Isolation and characterization of Desulfitobacterium dehalogenans gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium which reductively dechlorinates chlorophenolic compounds. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:612-619.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:199-200.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Desulfitobacterium Utkin et al. 1994

Assigned by: Utkin I, Woese C, Wiegel J. Isolation and characterization of Desulfitobacterium dehalogenans gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium which reductively dechlorinates chlorophenolic compounds. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:612-619.

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Record number: 775526
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