Species Streptomyces afghaniensis

Name: Streptomyces afghaniensis Shimo et al. 1959 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. afghaniensis, of or belonging to Afghanistan, the source of the soil from which the organism was isolated

Gender: masculine

Type strains: 772; ATCC 23871; CBS 610.68; DSM 40228; IFO 12831; JCM 4340; NBRC 12831; NRRL B-5621; NRRL-ISP 5228; RIA 1169

16S rRNA gene: AB184847 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Shimo M, Shiga T, Tomosugi T, Kamoi I. Studies on taitomycin, a new antibiotic produced by Streptomyces, sp. N° 772 (S. afghaniensis). I. Studies on the strain and production of taitomycin. Journal of Antibiotics (Tokyo) Series A 1959; 12:1-6.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Streptomyces Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Shimo M, Shiga T, Tomosugi T, Kamoi I. Studies on taitomycin, a new antibiotic produced by Streptomyces, sp. N° 772 (S. afghaniensis). I. Studies on the strain and production of taitomycin. Journal of Antibiotics (Tokyo) Series A 1959; 12:1-6.

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