Species Syntrophobacter fumaroxidans

Name: Syntrophobacter fumaroxidans Harmsen et al. 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum fumaricum, fumaric acid (fumarate); N.L. v. oxido, to oxidize; from Gr. masc. adj. oxys, acid or sour and in combined words indicating oxygen; N.L. part. adj. fumaroxidans, oxidizing fumarate (the ability to oxidize fumarate played an important role in the isolation and physiological characterization of this bacterium)

Gender: masculine

Type strains: DSM 10017; MPOB

16S rRNA gene: X82874 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Harmsen HJ, Van Kuijk BL, Plugge CM, Akkermans AD, De Vos WM, Stams AJ. Syntrophobacter fumaroxidans sp. nov., a syntrophic propionate-degrading sulfate-reducing bacterium. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1383-1387.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 48, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:5-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Syntrophobacter Boone and Bryant 1984

Assigned by: Harmsen HJ, Van Kuijk BL, Plugge CM, Akkermans AD, De Vos WM, Stams AJ. Syntrophobacter fumaroxidans sp. nov., a syntrophic propionate-degrading sulfate-reducing bacterium. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1383-1387.

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