Species Methylobacterium organophilum

Name: Methylobacterium organophilum Patt et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. pref. organo-, pertaining to organic chemical compounds; from Gr. adj. organikos, of or pertaining to an organ; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. neut. adj. organophilum, intended to mean preferring complex carbon sources

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 27886; CIP 101049; DSM 18172; DSM 760; HAMBI 2263; IFO 15689; JCM 2833; LMG 6083; NBRC 15689; NCCB 78041; VKM B-2066

16S rRNA gene: AJ400920 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Patt TE, Cole GC, Hanson RS. Methylobacterium, a new genus of facultatively methylotrophic bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:226-229.

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: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methylobacterium Patt et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Patt TE, Cole GC, Hanson RS. Methylobacterium, a new genus of facultatively methylotrophic bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:226-229.

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