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Bacillus halotolerans

Taxonomy ID: 260554 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid260554)
current name
Bacillus halotolerans (Delaporte and Sasson 1967) Tindall 2017
Brevibacterium halotolerans Delaporte and Sasson 1967 (Approved Lists 1980), nom. approb. 1)
type strain of Brevibacterium halotolerans: ATCC:25096, CIP:67.21, DSM:8802, JCM:12400, CCUG:47676
NCBI BLAST name: firmicutes
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Bacillus malacitensis Ruiz-Garcia et al. 2005
type strain of Bacillus malacitensis: CECT:5687, BCCM/LMG:22477, personal::CR-95
heterotypic synonym
Bacillus axarquiensis Ruiz-Garcia et al. 2005 emend. Dunlap et al. 2016
type strain of Bacillus axarquiensis: CECT:5688, BCCM/LMG:22476, personal::CR-119, CIP:108772, NRRL:B-41617
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Bacillota; Bacilli; Bacillales; Bacillaceae; Bacillus; Bacillus subtilis group; Bacillus mojavensis subgroup
   Entrez records   
Database name Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 4,977 51
Protein 202,547 -
Structure 2 -
Genome 1 -
Popset 120 -
PubMed Central 170 -
Gene 4,343 -
SRA Experiments 51 -
Protein Clusters 1 -
Identical Protein Groups 87,418 -
BioProject 63 -
BioSample 96 3
Assembly 70 -
Taxonomy 1 -


Comments and References:

Bacillus mojavensis = B. axarquiensis = B. malacitensis
Wang et al. (2007) report DNA-DNA hybridization values of >90% among B. mojavensis, B. axarquiensis, and B. malacitensis. Ruiz-Garcia et al. (2005) report values of <50% between B. mojavensis and both B. axarquiensis and B. malacitensis.
Delaporte B & Sasson A (1967b)
Delaporte, B., and Sasson, A. "Etude de bacteries des sols arides du Maroc: Brevibacterium halotolerans n. sp. et Brevibacterium frigoritolerans n. sp. [Study of bacteria from arid soils of Morocco: Brevibacterium haloterans n. sp. and Brevibacterium frigoritolerans n. sp.]" C. R. Acad. Sci. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci. D (1967) 264:2257-2260. [No abstract available.]
Dunlap CA et al. (2016b)
Dunlap, C.A., Bowman, M.J., Schisler, D.A., and Rooney, A.P. "Genome analysis shows Bacillus axarquiensis is not a later heterotypic synonym of Bacillus mojavensis; reclassification of Bacillus malacitensis and Brevibacterium halotolerans as heterotypic synonyms of Bacillus axarquiensis." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2016) 66:2438-2443.
Ruiz-Garcia C et al. (2005b)
Ruiz-Garcia, C., Quesada, E., Martinez-Checa, F., Llamas, I., Urdaci, M.C., and Bejar, V. "Bacillus axarquiensis sp. nov. and Bacillus malacitensis sp. nov., isolated from river-mouth sediments in southern Spain." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2005) 55:1279-1285. Published online 14 January 2005. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63567-0
Skerman VBD et al. (1980) (Brevibacterium halotolerans)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. (editors). "Approved lists of bacterial names." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:225-420.
Tindall BJ (2017)
Tindall, B.J. "The consequences of Bacillus axarquiensis Ruiz-GarcIa et al. 2005, Bacillus malacitensis Ruiz-GarcIa et al. 2005 and Brevibacterium halotolerans Delaporte and Sasson 1967 (Approved Lists 1980) being treated as heterotypic synonyms." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2017) 67:175-176.
Wang LT et al. (2007)
Wang, L.-T., Lee, F.-L., Tai, C.-J., Yokota, A., and Kuo, H.-P. "Reclassification of Bacillus axarquiensis Ruiz-Garcia et al. 2005 and Bacillus malacitensis Ruiz-Garcia et al. 2005 as later heterotypic synonyms of Bacillus mojavensis Roberts et al. 1994." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2007) 57:1663-1667.

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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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