Acetoanaerobium

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Acetoanaerobium is a genus in the phylum Firmicutes (Bacteria).[2] The genus contains a single species,[3] namely A. noterae which is an anaerobic bacterium that produces acetate from H2 and CO2.[1]

Etymology

The name Acetoanaerobium derives from the Latin noun acetum, vinegar; Greek prefix an (ἄν), not; Greek noun aer, aeros (ἀήρ, ἀέρος), air; Greek noun bios (βίος), life; New Latin neuter gender noun Acetoanaerobium, vinegar anaerobe.[3] The specied epitet noterae is the New Latin genitive case noun noterae, of Notera; named for its source, the Notera oil exploration site in the Hula swamp area of Galilee, Israel.

References

  1. ^ a b Sleat, R.; Mah, R. A.; Robinson, R. (1985). "Acetoanaerobium noterae gen. nov., sp. nov.: An Anaerobic Bacterium That Forms Acetate from H2 and CO2". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 35: 10–15. doi:10.1099/00207713-35-1-10.
  2. ^ 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". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 47 (2): 590–2. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-590. PMID 9103655.
  3. ^ a b Acetoanaerobium entry in LPSN; Euzéby, J.P. (1997). "List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 47 (2): 590–2. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-590. PMID 9103655.
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Acetoanaerobium: Brief Summary

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Acetoanaerobium is a genus in the phylum Firmicutes (Bacteria). The genus contains a single species, namely A. noterae which is an anaerobic bacterium that produces acetate from H2 and CO2.

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