Name: "Thermococcus radiotolerans" Jolivet et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ra.dio.to.le’rans. N.L. pref. radio-, pertaining to radiation; from L. masc. n. radius, a beam, ray; L. pres. part. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. radiotolerans, tolerating radiation

Gender: masculine

Type strain: DSM 15228; EJ2; JCM 11826

16S rRNA gene: AF479013 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Jolivet E, Corre E, L'Haridon S, Forterre P, Prieur D. Thermococcus marinus sp. nov. and Thermococcus radiotolerans sp. nov., two hyperthermophilic archaea from deep-sea hydrothermal vents that resist ionizing radiation. Extremophiles 2004; 8:219-227.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Thermococcus Zillig 1983

Assigned by: Jolivet E, Corre E, L'Haridon S, Forterre P, Prieur D. Thermococcus marinus sp. nov. and Thermococcus radiotolerans sp. nov., two hyperthermophilic archaea from deep-sea hydrothermal vents that resist ionizing radiation. Extremophiles 2004; 8:219-227.

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Record number: 786332