Thiohalobacter

Dimitry Y. Sorokin, Alexander Merkel, Gerard Muyzer

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Abstract

Thi.o.halo.bac’ter. Gr. neut. n. thion sulfur; Gr. masc. n. hals, halos salt of the sea; N.L. masc. n. bacter a rod; N.L. masc. n. Thiohalobacter halophilic sulfur rod.
The genus Thiohalobacter was originally classified as an unaffiliated member of a deep-lineage of the Gammaproteobacteria. It is a moderately halophilic, neutrophilic and obligately aerobic, chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium with the ability to utilize thiocyanate as the electron donor. CO2 is assimilated via the Calvin–Benson–Bassham cycle. The genus includes a single species T. thiocyanaticus, which is the type species. DNA G+C content (mol%): 64.2 (genome). Type species: Thiohalobacter thiocyanaticus Sorokin et al. 2010VP
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBergey’s manual of systematics of archaea and bacteria
EditorsAharon Oren
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Pages1-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020

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NameBergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria, on line edition
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons

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    Sorokin, D. Y., Merkel, A., & Muyzer, G. (2020). Thiohalobacter. In A. Oren (Ed.), Bergey’s manual of systematics of archaea and bacteria (pp. 1-5). (Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria, on line edition). John Wiley & Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118960608.gbm01939