Species "Desulfovibrio dechloracetivorans"

Name: "Desulfovibrio dechloracetivorans" Sun et al. 2000

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: de.chlo.ra.ce.ti.vo.rans. L. prep. de, off, away; Gr. masc. adj. chlôros, greenish-yellow, pale green; N.L. pref. chloro-, referring to chlorine (named for its color); L. neut. n. acetum, vinegar; L. pres. part. vorans, consuming; N.L. part. adj. dechloracetivorans, removing chlorine and consuming acetate, referring to the characteristic of coupling acetate oxidation to reductive dechlorination for growth

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 700912; SF3

16S rRNA gene: AF230530 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Sun B, Cole JR, Sanford RA, Tiedje JM. Isolation and characterization of Desulfovibrio dechloracetivorans sp. nov., a marine dechlorinating bacterium growing by coupling the oxidation of acetate to the reductive dechlorination of 2-chlorophenol. Appl Environ Microbiol 2000; 66:2408-2413.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 78. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1-2.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Desulfovibrio Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Sun B, Cole JR, Sanford RA, Tiedje JM. Isolation and characterization of Desulfovibrio dechloracetivorans sp. nov., a marine dechlorinating bacterium growing by coupling the oxidation of acetate to the reductive dechlorination of 2-chlorophenol. Appl Environ Microbiol 2000; 66:2408-2413.

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Record number: 18268