Name: Desulfitobacterium metallireducens Finneran et al. 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: me.tal.li.re.du’cens. L. neut. n. metallum, metal; L. pres. part. reducens, converting to a different state; N.L. part. adj. metallireducens, reducing metal, referring to the ability to couple growth to respiration of several metals

Gender: neuter

Type strain: 853-15A; ATCC BAA-636; DSM 15288

16S rRNA gene: AF297871 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Finneran KT, Forbush HM, VanPraagh CV, Lovley DR. Desulfitobacterium metallireducens sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium that couples growth to the reduction of metals and humic acids as well as chlorinated compounds. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1929-1935.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:375-376.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Desulfitobacterium Utkin et al. 1994

Assigned by: Finneran KT, Forbush HM, VanPraagh CV, Lovley DR. Desulfitobacterium metallireducens sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium that couples growth to the reduction of metals and humic acids as well as chlorinated compounds. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1929-1935.

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