Tetragenococcus is a gram-positive, facultatively aerobic, moderately halophilic and nonmotile bacterial genus from the family of Enterococcaceae.[1][2][3][4]

Scientific classification

Collins et al. 1993[1]
Type species
Tetragenococcus halophilus[1]

T. halophilus[1]
T. koreensis[1]
T. muriaticus[1]
T. osmophilus[1]
T. solitarius[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h LPSN bacterio.net
  2. ^ UniProt
  3. ^ Dicks, Leon M.T.; Holzapfel, Wilhelm. H.; Satomi, Masataka; Kimura, Bon; Fujii, Tateo (1 January 2015). "Tetragenococcus". Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: 1–11. doi:10.1002/9781118960608.gbm00602. ISBN 9781118960608.
  4. ^ Holzapfel, Wilhelm H.; Franz, Charles M. A. P.; Ludwig, Wolfgang; Back, Werner; Dicks, Leon M. T. (1 January 2006). "The Genera Pediococcus and Tetragenococcus". The Prokaryotes. Springer US: 229–266. doi:10.1007/0-387-30744-3_8. ISBN 978-0-387-25494-4.

Further readingEdit

  • Justé, A; Lievens, B; Frans, I; Marsh, TL; Klingeberg, M; Michiels, CW; Willems, KA (September 2008). "Genetic and physiological diversity of Tetragenococcus halophilus strains isolated from sugar- and salt-rich environments". Microbiology. 154 (Pt 9): 2600–10. doi:10.1099/mic.0.2008/018168-0. PMID 18757794.
  • Paul, De Vos (2009). Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology (2nd ed.). Dordrecht: Springer. ISBN 978-0-387-68489-5.
  • Farnworth, edited by Edward R. (2008). Handbook of Fermented Functional Foods (2nd ed.). Hoboken: Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-1-4200-5328-9.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  • Baird, edited by Janet E.L. Corry, G.D.W. Curtis, Rosamund M. (2010). Handbook of culture media for food microbiology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry. ISBN 978-1-84755-916-6.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)