Species Nitrobacter alkalicus

Name: Nitrobacter alkalicus Sorokin et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: al.ka’li.cus. N.L. neut. n. alkali, soda ash (from Arabic al-qalyi, the ashes of saltwort) (indeclinable); L. masc. adj. suff. -icus, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. alkalicus, intended to mean alkaline

Gender: masculine

Type strain: AN1; LMD 97.163

16S rRNA gene: AF069956 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sorokin DY, Muyzer G, Brinkhoff T, Kuenen JG, Jetten MS. Isolation and characterization of a novel facultatively alkaliphilic Nitrobacter species, N. alkalicus sp. nov. Arch Microbiol 1998; 170:345-352.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 71. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1325-1326.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Nitrobacter Winogradsky 1892 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Muyzer G, Brinkhoff T, Kuenen JG, Jetten MS. Isolation and characterization of a novel facultatively alkaliphilic Nitrobacter species, N. alkalicus sp. nov. Arch Microbiol 1998; 170:345-352.

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Record number: 784476
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