Dethiobacteria class nov.

Dimitry Y. Sorokin, Alexander Y. Merkel

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De.thi’o.bac.ter.i.a. N.L. masc. n. Dethiobacter, type genus of the type order of the class Dethiobacterales; N.L. neut. pl. n. suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Dethiobacteria, class of the order Dethiobacterales.
The class Dethiobacteria forms a deep-branching phylogenetic lineage in the phylum “Firmicutes D” (according to the GDTB classification) and includes
obligately anaerobic haloalkaliphilic bacteria with respiratory metabolism from soda lakes. It consists of a single order Dethiobacterales, family Dethiobacteraceae,
and genus Dethiobacter.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria
EditorsWilliam B. Whitman
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
ISBN (Electronic)9781118960608
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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