Name: Gordonia paraffinivorans Xue et al. 2003

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: pa.raf.fi.ni.vo.rans. N.L. fem. n. paraffina, paraffin; L. pres. part. vorans, devouring; N.L. part. adj. paraffinivorans, paraffin-devouring, referring to the ability to degrade paraffin

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CGMCC 4.1730; DSM 44604; HD321; JCM 12461

16S rRNA gene: AF432348 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Xue Y, Sun X, Zhou P, Liu R, Liang F, Ma Y. Gordonia paraffinivorans sp. nov., a hydrocarbon-degrading actinomycete isolated from an oil-producing well. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1643-1646.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 53, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:3-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Gordonia corrig. (ex Tsukamura 1971) Stackebrandt et al. 1989

Assigned by: Xue Y, Sun X, Zhou P, Liu R, Liang F, Ma Y. Gordonia paraffinivorans sp. nov., a hydrocarbon-degrading actinomycete isolated from an oil-producing well. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1643-1646.

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Record number: 776595
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