Name: Methylophilus methylotrophus Jenkins et al. 1987

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: me.thy.lo.tro’phus N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl radical; from French masc. n. méthyle; from French masc. n. méthylène; from Gr. neut. n. methu, wine; from Gr. fem. n. hylê, wood; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; Gr. masc./fem. n. trophos, feeder, rearer, one who feeds; N.L. masc. adj. methylotrophus, methyl radical-consuming

Gender: masculine

Type strains: AS1; ATCC 53528; DSM 46235; DSM 5691; LMG 6787; NCIB 10515; NCIMB 10515; VKM B-1623

16S rRNA gene: AB193724 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Jenkins O, Byrom D, Jones D. Methylophilus: a new genus of methanol-utilizing bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:446-448.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methylophilus Jenkins et al. 1987

Assigned by: Jenkins O, Byrom D, Jones D. Methylophilus: a new genus of methanol-utilizing bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:446-448.

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