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Methanothrix

Taxonomy ID: 2222 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid2222)
Scientific name: Methanothrix Huser et al. 1983
equivalent: Methanisaeta
Inherited blast name: euryarchaeotes
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
synonym: Methanosaeta Patel and Sprott 1990
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Archaea; Euryarchaeota; Stenosarchaea group; Methanomicrobia; Methanosarcinales; Methanosaetaceae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 10,211 -
Protein 26,567 -
Structure 2 -
Genome 4 1
Popset 153 147
PubMed Central 812 812
Gene 8,003 -
SRA Experiments 25 2
Protein Clusters 1,645 -
Identical Protein Groups 18,546 -
Bio Project 5 -
Bio Sample 64 4
Bio Systems 384 -
Assembly 38 -
Taxonomy 321 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneProblematic genera Methanothrix and Methanosaeta (LPSN link)

Nota BeneMethanosaeta (LPSN link)

Nota BeneMethanothrix (LPSN link)

Nota BeneBuchanan RE (1960) (reference relating to equivalent name)
Buchanan, R.E. "Chemical terminology and microbiological nomenclature." Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. (1960) 10:16-22. (Reprint: Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1994) 44:588-590). [No PubMed record available.]

Nota BeneGarrity GM et al. (2011)
Garrity, G.M., Labeda, D.P., and Oren, A. "Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. XIIth International (IUMS) Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology. Minutes of the meetings, 3, 4 and 6 August 2008, Istanbul, Turkey." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2011) 61:2775-2780.

Nota BeneHuser BA et al. (1982)
Huser, B.A., Wuhrmann, K., and Zehnder, A.J.B. "Methanothrix soehngenii gen. nov., a new acetotrophic non-hydrogen-oxidizing methane bacterium." Arch. Microbiol. (1982) 132:1-9. [No PubMed record available.]

Reference to PubMed documentJUDICIAL OPINION 75 (2008)
Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes: "Rejection of the genus name Methanothrix with the species Methanothrix soehngenii Huser et al. 1983 and transfer of Methanothrix thermophila Kamagata et al. 1992 to the genus Methanosaeta as Methanosaeta thermophila comb. nov. Opinion 75." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2008) 58:1753-1754. [Note: the request of Boone and Kamagata (1998) is approved by the Commission but the decision is subsequently challenged by Tindall (2008).]

Reference to PubMed documentJUDICIAL OPINION 75 SUPPL. (2014)
Tindall, B.J. "The genus name Methanothrix Huser et al. 1983 and the species combination Methanothrix soehngenii Huser et al. 1983 do not contravene Rule 31a and are not to be considered as rejected names, the genus name Methanosaeta Patel and Sprott 1990 refers to the same taxon as Methanothrix soehngenii Huser et al. 1983 and the species combination Methanothrix thermophila Kamagata et al. 1992 is rejected: Supplementary information to Opinion 75. Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2014) 64:3597-3598.

Nota BenePatel GB & Sprott GD (1990)
Patel, G.B., and Sprott, G.D. "Methanosaeta concilii gen. nov., sp. nov. ('Methanothrix concilii') and Methanosaeta thermoacetophila nom. rev., comb. nov." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1990) 40:79-82. [No PubMed record available.]

Reference to PubMed documentTindall BJ (2008)
Tindall, B.J. "Challenging Opinion 75." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2008) 58:1768-1771.

VALIDATION LIST No. 10 (1983)
VALIDATION LIST No. 10. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1983) 33:438-440. [Erratum: Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1983) 33:673.]


External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

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Methanosaeta taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
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Methanosaeta taxonomy/phylogenetic Lifemap
Methanosaeta sp. (taxon passport) culture/stock collections StrainInfo
Methanosaeta Patel & Sprott, 1990 taxonomy/phylogenetic World Register of Marine Species
Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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