Name: Methanobacterium bryantii Balch and Wolfe 1981

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. bryantii, of Bryant, named for M.P. Bryant for his pioneering work on methanogens and for the separation and characterization of this organism from the ā€œMethanobacillus omelianskiiā€ syntrophic coculture

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 33272; DSM 863; OCM 110; strain M.o.H.; VKM B-1629

16S rRNA gene: M59124 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Balch WE, Fox GE, Magrum LJ, Woese CR, Wolfe RS. Methanogens: reevaluation of a unique biological group. Microbiol Rev 1979; 43:260-296.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 6. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1981; 31:215-218.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Balch WE, Fox GE, Magrum LJ, Woese CR, Wolfe RS. Methanogens: reevaluation of a unique biological group. Microbiol Rev 1979; 43:260-296.

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