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Taxonomy ID: 1081 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1081)
Scientific name: Rhodospirillum
synonym: Rhodospirillum
synonym: Rhodospirillum
Inherited blast name: a-proteobacteria
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rhodospirillales; Rhodospirillaceae

Comments and References:

Nota BeneRhodospirillum (LPSN link)

Nota BeneImhoff JF et al. (1984)
Imhoff, J.F., Truper, H.G., and Pfennig, N. "Rearrangement of the species and genera of the phototrophic 'purple nonsulfur bacteria'". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1984) 34:340-343. [No PubMed record available.]

Reference to PubMed documentImhoff JF et al. (1998)
Imhoff, J.F., Petri, R., and Suling, J. "Reclassification of species of the spiral-shaped phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacteria of the alpha-Proteobacteria: description of the new genera Phaeospirillum gen. nov., Rhodovibrio gen. nov., Rhodothalassium gen. nov. and Roseospira gen. nov. as well as transfer of Rhodospirillum fulvum to Phaeospirillum fulvum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum molischianum to Phaeospirillum molischianum comb. nov., of Rhodospirillum salinarum to Rhodovibrio salexigens." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1998) 48:793-798.

Reference to PubMed documentLakshmi KVNS et al. (2014)
Lakshmi, K.V.N.S., Divyasree, B., Ramprasad, E.V.V., Sasikala, C., Ramana C.V. "Reclassification of Rhodospirillum photometricum Molisch 1907, Rhodospirillum sulfurexigens Anil Kumar et al. 2008 and Rhodospirillum oryzae Lakshmi et al. 2013 in a new genus, Pararhodospirillum gen. nov., as Pararhodospirillum photometricum comb. nov., Pararhodospirillum sulfurexigens comb. nov. and Pararhodospirillum oryzae comb. nov., respectively, and emended description of the genus Rhodospirillum." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2014) 64:1154-1159.

Molisch H (1907)
Molisch, H. Die Purpurbakterien nach neueren Untersuchungen. Gustav Fischer Verlag, Jena (1907). pp. 1-95. [No PubMed record available.]

Nota BeneSkerman VBD et al. (1980)
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. [No PubMed record available.]

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