Cryptanaerobacter phenolicus

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Cryptanaerobacter phenolicus
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Clostridia
Order: Clostridiales
Family: Peptococcaceae
Genus: Cryptanaerobacter
Species: C. phenolicus
Binomial name
Cryptanaerobacter phenolicus
Juteau et al. 2005[1]

Cryptanaerobacter phenolicus is a gram-positive anaerobic bacterial species in the genus Cryptanaerobacter.

The genus Cryptanaerobacter contains a single species, namely C. phenolicus (Type species of the genus).; New Latin noun phenol -olis, phenol; Latin masculine gender suff. -icus, suffix used in adjectives with the sense of belonging to; New Latin masculine gender adjective phenolicus, belonging to phenol.)[1]


  1. ^ a b Cryptanaerobacter phenolicus gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobe that transforms phenol into benzoate via 4-hydroxybenzoate. Pierre Juteau, Valérie Côté, Marie-France Duckett, Réjean Beaudet, François Lépine, Richard Villemur and Jean-Guy Bisaillon, IJSEM, January 2005, vol. 55, no. 1, pages 245-250, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.02914-0

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