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Algibacter

Algibacter is a genus in the phylum Bacteroidetes (Bacteria).[1]

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Etymology

The name Algibacter derives from:
Latin feminine gender noun alga, seaweed; New Latin masculine gender noun, a rodbacter, nominally meaning "a rod", but in effect meaning a bacterium, rod; New Latin masculine gender noun Algibacter, rod isolated from seaweed.[2]

Species

The genus contains 2 species (including basonyms and synonyms), namely[2]

  • A. lectus ( Nedashkovskaya et al. 2004, (Type species of the genus).; Latin masculine gender adjective lectus, chosen, selected, referring to a bacterium that forms select, beautiful colonies.)[3]
  • A. mikhailovii ( Nedashkovskaya et al. 2007, ; New Latin masculine gender genitive case noun mikhailovii, of Mikhailov, in honour of Valery V. Mikhailov, a Russian microbiologist, for his contributions to the development of marine microbiology.)[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ Classification of Genera AC entry in LPSN [Euzéby, J.P. (1997). "List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet". Int J Syst Bacteriol 47 (2): 590-2. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-590. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 9103655. http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/reprint/47/2/590. ]
  2. ^ a b Algibacter entry in LPSN [Euzéby, J.P. (1997). "List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet". Int J Syst Bacteriol 47 (2): 590-2. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-590. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 9103655. http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/reprint/47/2/590. ]
  3. ^ http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/54/4/1257
  4. ^ Nedashkovskaya, O. I.; Vancanneyt, M.; Kim, S. B.; Hoste, B.; Bae, K. S. (2007). "Algibacter mikhailovii sp. Nov., a novel marine bacterium of the family Flavobacteriaceae, and emended description of the genus Algibacter". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 57 (9): 2147–2150. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.65165-0.  edit
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