Species Rhizobium selenitireducens

Name: Rhizobium selenitireducens corrig. Hunter et al. 2008

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: se.le.ni’ti.re.du’cens N.L. n. selenis -itis, selenite; L. pres. part. reducens, converting to a different state; N.L. part. adj. selenitireducens, selenite reducing, referring to the organism's ability to reduce the selenium oxyanion selenite to elemental selenium

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC BAA-1503; B1; LMG 24075; NRRL B-41997

16S rRNA gene: EF440185 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Hunter WJ, Kuykendall LD, Manter DK. Rhizobium selenireducens sp. nov.: a selenite-reducing alpha-Proteobacteria isolated from a bioreactor. Curr Microbiol 2007; 55:455-460.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 121. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1057.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhizobium Frank 1889 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hunter WJ, Kuykendall LD, Manter DK. Rhizobium selenireducens sp. nov.: a selenite-reducing alpha-Proteobacteria isolated from a bioreactor. Curr Microbiol 2007; 55:455-460.

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