Species Flavobacterium heparinum

Name: Flavobacterium heparinum Payza and Korn 1956 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. hêpar, liver; N.L. neut. n. heparinum, of or pertaining to degradation of heparin, acidic mucoheteropolysaccharide with sulfate groups from various animal tissues

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 13125; CCUG 12810; CIP 104194; CIP 105498; DSM 2366; IFO 12017; JCM 7457; LMG 10339; LMG 4024; NBRC 12017; NCIB 9290; NCIMB 9290; NRRL B-14731

16S rRNA gene: AF329951 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Korn ED, Payza AN. The degradation of heparin by bacterial enzymes. I. Adaptation and lyophilized cells. J Biol Chem 1956; 223:853-858.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Pedobacter heparinus (Payza and Korn 1956) Steyn et al. 1998

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Flavobacterium Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Korn ED, Payza AN. The degradation of heparin by bacterial enzymes. I. Adaptation and lyophilized cells. J Biol Chem 1956; 223:853-858.

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