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Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Class: Actinobacteria
Subclass: Rubrobacteridae
Rainey et al. 1997
Order: Rubrobacterales
Family: Rubrobacteraceae
Genus: Rubrobacter
Suzuki et al. 1989

R. radiotolerans
R. taiwanensis
R. xylanophilus

Rubrobacter is a genus of Actinobacteria, given its own subclass (Rubrobacteridae).[1] It is radiotolerant and may rival Deinococcus radiodurans in this regard.[2]


  1. ^ Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, and Ward-Rainey NL (1997). "Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov.". International Journal of Systematic Microbiology 47: 479–491.  
  2. ^ Chen MY, Wu SH, Lin GH, et al. (2004). "Rubrobacter taiwanensis sp. nov., a novel thermophilic, radiation-resistant species isolated from hot springs". Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54 (Pt 5): 1849–55. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63109-0. PMID 15388754.  

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Superregnum: Bacteria
Regnum: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Classis: Actinobacteria
Subclassis: Rubrobacteridae
Ordo: Rubrobacterales
Subordo: Rubrobacterineae
Familia: Rubrobacteraceae
Genus: Rubrobacter
Species: Rubrobacter radiotolerans - Rubrobacter xylanophilus - environmental samples - Rubrobacter taiwanensis - Rubrobacter sp. CBF L56 - Rubrobacter sp. C05_TP_Z26_S14 - Rubrobacter sp. C05_TS_X24_S3 - Rubrobacter sp. VF70612_S1 - Rubrobacter sp. VFA70612_S4 - Rubrobacter sp. VFA70612_S5 -



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