Name: Flexibacter japonensis Fujita et al. 1997

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. japonensis, pertaining to Japan

Gender: masculine

Type strains: 758; CIP 105790; DSM 13484; IFO 16041; JCM 9735; NBRC 16041

16S rRNA gene: AB681043 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Fujita T, Okamoto M, Kosako Y, Okuhara M. Flexibacter japonensis sp. nov., a new species that produces a novel inhibitor of human leukocyte elastase isolated from soil. Curr Microbiol 1996; 33:89-93.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 61. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:601-602.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Chitinophaga japonensis (Fujita et al. 1997) Kämpfer et al. 2006

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Flexibacter Soriano 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Fujita T, Okamoto M, Kosako Y, Okuhara M. Flexibacter japonensis sp. nov., a new species that produces a novel inhibitor of human leukocyte elastase isolated from soil. Curr Microbiol 1996; 33:89-93.

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