Species Mycobacterium pyrenivorans

Name: Mycobacterium pyrenivorans Derz et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: py.re.ni.vo’rans N.L. n. pyrenum, pyrene; L. v. vorare, to devour; L. pres. part. vorans, devouring, digesting; N.L. part. adj. pyrenivorans, digesting pyrene

Gender: neuter

Type strains: 17A3; DSM 44605; JCM 15927; NRRL B-24349

16S rRNA gene: AJ431371 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Derz K, Klinner U, Schuphan I, Stackebrandt E, Kroppenstedt RM. Mycobacterium pyrenivorans sp. nov., a novel polycyclic-aromatic-hydrocarbon-degrading species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:2313-2317.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:551-554.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycobacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Derz K, Klinner U, Schuphan I, Stackebrandt E, Kroppenstedt RM. Mycobacterium pyrenivorans sp. nov., a novel polycyclic-aromatic-hydrocarbon-degrading species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:2313-2317.

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