Desulfuribacillales ord. nov.

Dimitry Y. Sorokin, Alexander Merkel, Christopher Abin

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Abstract’les. N.L. masc. n. Desulfuribacillales, the order of the genus Desulfuribacillus.
Order Desulfuribacillales is the only order of the class Desulfuribacillia, which forms a deep-branching phylogenetic lineage at the base of the phylum Firmicutes. It consists of a single-family Desulfuribacillaceae and a genus Desulfuribacillus, whose species are haloalkaliphilic anaerobes with a respiratory metabolism. DNA G +C content (mol%): 37.5–38.2 (genome). Type genus: Desulfuribacillus Sorokin et al. 2014, VL160.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria, Online
EditorsWilliam B. Whitman
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
ISBN (Electronic)9781118960608
Publication statusPublished - 2020


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