Name: Spirochaeta isovalerica Harwood and Canale-Parola 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum isovalericum, isovaleric acid; N.L. fem. adj. isovalerica, intended to mean pertaining to isovaleric acid, the major acid formed as a fermentation product from branched-chain amino acids

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 33939; DSM 2461; MA-2

16S rRNA gene: M88720 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Harwood CS, Canale-Parola E. Spirochaeta isovalerica sp. nov., a marine anaerobe that forms branched-chain fatty acids as fermentation products. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:573-579.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Spirochaeta Ehrenberg 1835 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Harwood CS, Canale-Parola E. Spirochaeta isovalerica sp. nov., a marine anaerobe that forms branched-chain fatty acids as fermentation products. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:573-579.

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Record number: 781082