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Taxonomy ID: 943
Inherited blast name: a-proteobacteria
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
synonym: Rickettsia (subgen. Ehrlichia)
synonym: Nicollea
synonym: Kurlovia
synonym: Ehrlichia (subgen. Cowdria)
synonym: Cowdria
synonym: "Nicollea" Macchiavello 1947
synonym: "Kurlovia" Zhdanov 1953
authority: possibly "Donatienella" Rousselot 1948
authority: Ehrlichia Moshkovski 1945 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Dumler et al. 2001
authority: Cowdria Moshkovski 1947
authority: "Rickettsia (subgen. Ehrlichia)" Moshkovski 1937
authority: "Nicollea" (in part) Macchiavello 1947
authority: "Ehrlichia (subgen. Cowdria)" Moshkovski 1945
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Anaplasmataceae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 5,812 18
Nucleotide GSS 2 -
Protein 33,963 9
Structure 16 -
Genome 6 1
Popset 105 32
Domains 7 -
GEO Datasets 146 -
PubMed Central 2,280 2,278
Gene 6,062 -
SRA Experiments 121 -
Probe 11 -
Assembly 22 -
Bio Project 34 -
Bio Sample 80 -
Bio Systems 1,468 -
PubChem BioAssay 7 -
Protein Clusters 799 -
Taxonomy 171 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneSkerman VBD et al. (1980)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. (editors). "Approved lists of bacterial names." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:225-420.

Nota BeneCowdria (Euzeby link)

Nota BeneEhrlichia (Euzeby link)

Moshkovski SD (1945)
Moshkovski, S.D. "Cytotropic inducers of infection and the classification of the Rickettsiae with Chlamydozoa." Adv. Mod. Biol. (Moscow) (1945) 19:1-44 (in Russian, English summary). [No PubMed record available.]

Reference to PubMed documentDumler JS et al. (2001)
Dumler, J.S., Barbet, A.F., Bekker, C.P.J., Dasch, G.A., Palmer, G.H., Ray, S.C., Rikihisa, Y., and Rurangirwa, F.R. "Reorganization of genera in the families Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae in the order Rickettsiales: unification of some species of Ehrlichia with Anaplasma, Cowdria with Ehrlichia and Ehrlichia with Neorickettsia, description of six new species combinations and designation of Ehrlichia equi and 'HGE agent' as subjective synonyms of Ehrlichia phagocytophila." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2001) 51:2145-2165.

Reference to PubMed documentYu XJ et al. (2001)
Yu, X.J., Zhang, X.F., McBride, J.W., Zhang, Y., and Walker, D.H. "Phylogenetic relationships of Anaplasma marginale and 'Ehrlichia platys' to other Ehrlichia species determined by GroEL amino acid sequences." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2001) 51:1143-1146.

Zhdanov VM (1953)
Zhdanov, V.M.: Opredelitel' Virusov Cheloveka i Zhivotnykh. Isdatel' stro Akademii Meditsinkikh Nauk USSR (1953), Moscow. [No PubMed record available.]

Macchiavello A (1947)
Macchiavello, A. "Notes on the taxonomy of the rickettsias and the classificaiton of the rickettsioses." Prim. Reunion Interamer. del Tifo, Mexico (1957). pp. 405-426. [No PubMed record available.]

Moshkovski SD (1947)
Moshkovski, S.D.: Comments by readers. Science (Washington) (1947) 106:62. [No PubMed record available.]

Skerman VBD et al. (1980) (Cowdria)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. (editors). "Approved lists of bacterial names." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:225-420. [No PubMed record available.]

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