Family Christensenellaceae

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Christensenellaceae Morotomi et al. 2012, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Christensenella Morotomi et al. 2012.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Christensenella, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Christensenellaceae, family of the genus Christensenella.
Valid publication: MOROTOMI (M.), NAGAI (F.) and WATANABE (Y.): Description of Christensenella minuta gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human faeces, which forms a distinct branch in the order Clostridiales, and proposal of Christensenellaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 144-149.
Original article in IJSEM Online