Help: Introduction Microbiology?
jberens at medmicro.uct.ac.za
Thu Aug 24 08:39:36 EST 1995
Zongmin Zhou <c516565 at showme.missouri.edu> wrote:
> Does anyone know:
> Who was the first one classified Escherichia coli as a species?
> and if you have to mention that ".... E. coli cell...." only once in
> your paper, how do you put that great guy's name after E. coli for the
> reason authority.
> You know, it is requried that you put the scientific name and authority
> when you mention a species first time in the paper. However, nowdays,
> most people just don't do that for those popular species, such as human
> and E. coli.
> Thanks in advance.
In Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology,1984, it is stated:
Escherichia coli (Migula 1895) Castellani and Chalmers 1919,941.
Genus named after Theodor Escherich who isolated the type species
of the genus
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