a.zo.ti.fi’gens. French masc. n.azote, nitrogen; from Gr. pref.a-, not (inseparable prefix); from Gr. fem. n.zôê; N.L. neut. n.azotum, nitrogen; L. pres. part.figens, fixing; from L. v.figo, to fix; N.L. part. adj.azotifigens, nitrogen fixing
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
The e-mail address of the corresponding author given in the effective publication is not functional any more.
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.