Name: Thermococcus gammatolerans Jolivet et al. 2003

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ga.mma.to’le.rans. Gr. neut. n. gamma, referring to gamma rays used as selection pressure for isolation; L. pres. part. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. gammatolerans, referring to its ability to tolerate high levels of c-rays

Gender: masculine

Type strain: DSM 15229; EJ3; JCM 11827

16S rRNA gene: AF479014 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Jolivet E, L'Haridon S, Corre E, Forterre P, Prieur D. Thermococcus gammatolerans sp. nov., a hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent that resists ionizing radiation. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:847-851.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 53, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1221-1222.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thermococcus Zillig 1983

Assigned by: Jolivet E, L'Haridon S, Corre E, Forterre P, Prieur D. Thermococcus gammatolerans sp. nov., a hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent that resists ionizing radiation. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:847-851.

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Record number: 782561