Name DOI
Makita et al. 2012
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
Makita et al. 2012
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
Makita et al. 2012
Proper Form
Thiofractor Makita et al. 2012
Nomenclatural History
The genus Thiofractor was originally proposed by Makita et al. 2012.
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  1. Makita H, Nakagawa S, Miyazaki M, Nakamura K-i, Inagaki F, Takai K. Thiofractor thiocaminus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel hydrogen-oxidizing, sulfur-reducing epsilonproteobacterium isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney in the Nikko Seamount Weld of the northern Mariana Arc. Arch Microbiol 2012; 194:785-794. [PubMed].