a.zo.ti.fi’gens. French masc. n.azote, nitrogen; from Gr. pref.a-, not; from Gr. n. zoê; N.L. neut. n.azotum, nitrogen; L. pres. part.figens, fixing; from L. v.figo, to fix; N.L. part. adj.azotifigens, nitrogen fixing
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Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 55, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2239-2241.
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The e-mail address of the corresponding author given in the effective publication is not functional any more.
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is -0.02312 (N = 7).
The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.Publication:
Mukherjee S, Seshadri R, Varghese NJ, Eloe-Fadrosh EA, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Goker M, Coates RC, Hadjithomas M, Pavlopoulos GA, Paez-Espino D, et al. 1,003 reference genomes of bacterial and archaeal isolates expand coverage of the tree of life. Nat Biotechnol 2017; 35:676-683.