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Institution: Société de Bactériologie Systématique et Vétérinaire (Society for Systematic and Veterinary Bacteriology), SBSV
Editor: J.P. EUZÉBY
Associate editors: None.
Webmaster: J.P. EUZÉBY
Creation: March 28, 1997 (anonymous ftp files). Available on the World Wide Web since January 28, 1998
Audience: Professionals, researchers, students.
Scope: includes, alphabetically and chronologically, the nomenclature of bacteria and the nomenclatural changes as cited in the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names or validly published in the International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology or in the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology.
Access: No charge. Access is open to anyone with an Internet connection.
Financing: Self-funded. Site not financed by the French administration, not sponsored and not funded by grants.
Number of files: 3020 (14 May 2013).
Size: 108, 990, 464 bytes (14 May 2013).
Search function: Yes (SEARCH List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature).
News: Yes. See, "Nomenclatural changes validly published in the x issue of the IJSEM" (examples Nomenclatural changes validly published in the January 2013 issue of the IJSEM), and Minor changes since the last full update.
Glossary: Yes (Definitions and abbreviations).
Chat rooms: None.
Statistics: Yes (Statistics).
Up to date: The LPSN is updated with the publication of each new issue of the IJSEM (i.e. every month from January 01, 2006).
Registration: "Société Civile des Auteurs Multimedia de France"; number 1997.03.0228.
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