he.pa.ri’nus Gr. neut. n. [ἧπαρ]hêpar, liver; N.L. masc. adj.heparinus, of or pertaining to degradation of heparin, acidic mucoheteropolysaccharide with sulfate groups from various animal tissues
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Zhou et al. 2012
Zhou Z, Jiang F, Wang S, Peng F, Dai J, Li W, Fang C. Pedobacter arcticus sp. nov., a facultative psychrophile isolated from Arctic soil, and emended descriptions of the genus Pedobacter, Pedobacter heparinus, Pedobacter daechungensis, Pedobacter terricola, Pedobacter glucosidilyticus and Pedobacter lentus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1963-1969.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2555-2556. Notes:
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Nomenclatural type of the genus Pedobacter Steyn et al. 1998.Publication:
Steyn PL, Segers P, Vancanneyt M, Sandra P, Kersters K, Joubert JJ. Classification of heparinolytic bacteria into a new genus, Pedobacter, comprising four species: Pedobacter heparinus comb. nov., Pedobacter piscium comb. nov., Pedobacter africanus sp. nov. and Pedobacter saltans sp. nov. proposal of the family Sphingobacteriaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:165-177.
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The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.Publication:
Han C, Spring S, Lapidus A, Del Rio TG, Tice H, Copeland A, Cheng JF, Lucas S, Chen F, Nolan M, et al. Complete genome sequence of Pedobacter heparinus type strain (HIM 762-3). Stand Genomic Sci 2009; 1:54-62.