Brevibacterium

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Brevibacterium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Micrococcineae
Family: Brevibacteriaceae
Breed 1953
Genus: Brevibacterium
Breed 1953
Type species
Brevibacterium linens
Species

B. acetyliticum
B. albidum
B. antiquum
B. aurantiacum
B. avium
B. casei
B. celere
B. divaricatum
B. epidermidis
B. frigoritolerans
B. halotolerans
B. immotum
B. iodinum
B. linens
B. luteolum
B. luteum
B. mcbrellneri
B. otitidis
B. oxydans
B. paucivorans
B. permense
B. picturae
B. samyangense
B. sanguinis
B. stationis

Brevibacterium is a genus of bacteria of the order Actinomycetales. Actino means radial and mycet means fungus. Radial fungus. Brevi prefix means short. Short bacterium. They are Gram-positive soil organisms. It is the sole genus in the family Brevibacteriaceae.

Re-classified species[edit]

  • Brevibacterium flavum is now classified as Corynebacterium glutamicum.[1]
  • Brevibacterium stationis may now be re-classified as Corynebacterium stationis.[2]

Further reading[edit]

Mimura, Haruo (September 2014). "Growth Enhancement of the Halotolerant "Brevibacterium" sp JCM 6894 by Methionine Externally Added to a Chemically Defined Medium". Biocontrol Science 19 (3): 151–155.

Shabbiri, Khadija; Botting, Catherine H.; Adnan, Ahmad; Fuszard, Matthew; Naseem, Shahid; Ahmed, Safeer; Shujaat, Shahida; Syed, Quratulain; Ahmad, Waqar (April 2014). "An Investigation into Membrane Bound Redox Carriers Involved in Energy Transduction Mechanism in Brevibacterium linens DSM 20158 with Unsequenced Genome". Journal of Membrane Biology. 247 (4): 345–355. doi:10.1007/s00232-014-9641-4. PMID 24573306.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yangyong Lv (Feb 2012). "Genome Sequence of Corynebacterium glutamicum ATCC 14067, Which Provides Insight into Amino Acid Biosynthesis in Coryneform Bacteria". Journal of Bacteriology. 194 (3): 742–743. doi:10.1128/JB.06514-11. PMC 3264075. PMID 22247536.
  2. ^ Bernard KA, Wiebe D, Burdz T, Reimer A, Ng B, Singh C, Schindle S, Pacheco AL (April 2010). "Assignment of Brevibacterium stationis (ZoBell and Upham 1944) Breed 1953 to the genus Corynebacterium, as Corynebacterium stationis comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Corynebacterium to include isolates that can alkalinize citrate". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Biology. 60 (Pt 4, number 4): 874–9. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.012641-0. PMID 19661509.