Corallococcus

Corallococcus

An invalid bacterial genus name for Myxococcus. The name was recently resurrected. Reichenbach and Dworkin proposed the genus name Corallococcus, but the genus name had no standing in nomenclature until recently. In his description of the genus Corallococcus, Reichenbach (2005c) included the taxa M. coralloides, Myxococcus exiguus and Chondrococcus macrosporus as Corallococcus coralloides comb. nov., Corallococcus exiguus nom. rev., comb. nov. and Corallococcus macrosporus comb. nov., respectively. The genus name was accepted as being validly published (Reichenbach, 2007, Validation List no. 115. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57, 893–897).
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Several Gram-negative bacteria, including Burkholderia (El Banna and WinkelmannEl-Banna et al., 1998; Mendes et al., 2007; Roitman et al., 1990) strains, Corallococcus exiguus, Cystobacter ferrugineus, Myxococcus fulvus (Gerth et al., 1982), Enterobacter agglomerans (Chernin et al., 1996), Pseudomonas (Arima, et al., 1964; Elander et al., 1968; Lively et al., 1966), and the actinomycete Actinosporangium vitaminophilum produced nitro-containing antibiotics with antifungal activity (Arima, et al., 1964; Mendes et al., 2007), and also were active against some Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria (Ezaki et al., 1981, 1983).