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Classification - List of genera included in the order - List of families included in the order - Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction".
Nitriliruptorales Sorokin et al. 2009, ord. nov. (Type oder of the class ¤ Nitriliruptoria Ludwig et al. 2013; type order of the subclass ¤ Nitriliruptoridae Kurahashi et al. 2010).
Type genus: ¤ Nitriliruptor Sorokin et al. 2009.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Nitriliruptor, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending to denote an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Nitriliruptorales, the order of the genus Nitriliruptor.
Reference: SOROKIN (D.Y.), VAN PELT (S.), TOUROVA (T.P.) and EVTUSHENKO (L.I.): Nitriliruptor alkaliphilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a deep-lineage haloalkaliphilic actinobacterium from soda lakes capable of growth on aliphatic nitriles, and proposal of Nitriliruptoraceae fam. nov. and Nitriliruptorales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 248-253.
Original article in IJSEM Online
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