Name: Geobacter metallireducens Lovley et al. 1995

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: me.tal.li.re.du’cens. L. neut. n. metallum, metal; L. pres. part. reducens, leading back, bringing back and in chemistry converting to a different oxidation state; N.L. part. adj. metallireducens, reducing metal

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 53774; DSM 7210; GS-15

16S rRNA gene: L07834 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Lovley DR, Giovannoni SJ, White DC, Champine JE, Phillips EJ, Gorby YA, Goodwin S. Geobacter metallireducens gen. nov. sp. nov., a microorganism capable of coupling the complete oxidation of organic compounds to the reduction of iron and other metals. Arch Microbiol 1993; 159:336-344.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 54. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:619-620.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Geobacter Lovley et al. 1995

Assigned by: Lovley DR, Giovannoni SJ, White DC, Champine JE, Phillips EJ, Gorby YA, Goodwin S. Geobacter metallireducens gen. nov. sp. nov., a microorganism capable of coupling the complete oxidation of organic compounds to the reduction of iron and other metals. Arch Microbiol 1993; 159:336-344.

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Record number: 776469
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