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Mycobacterium avium

Taxonomy ID: 1764 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1764)
Scientific name: Mycobacterium avium Chester 1901 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Thorel et al. 1990, nom. approb. 1)
type strain of Mycobacterium avium: ATCC:25291
type strain of Mycobacterium avium: CCUG:20992
type strain of Mycobacterium avium: CIP:104244
type strain of Mycobacterium avium: DSM:44156
type strain of Mycobacterium avium: NCTC:13034
homotypic synonym: "Mycobacterium tuberculosis avium" Lehmann and Neumann 1896, effective name 2)
NCBI BLAST® name: high GC Gram+
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym: "Tuberculose des oiseaux" Strauss and Gamaleia 1891, effective name 2)
heterotypic synonym: "Bacillus tuberculosis gallinarum" Sternberg 1892, effective name 2)
heterotypic synonym: "Mycobacterium tuberculosis typus gallinaceus" Lehmann and Neumann 1907
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Corynebacteriales; Mycobacteriaceae; Mycobacterium; Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 140,402 4,294
Protein 471,754 155,116
Structure 77 8
Genome 1 1
Popset 109 85
GEO Datasets 247 153
PubMed Central 7,429 7,163
Gene 14,841 8
SRA Experiments 1,017 382
Protein Clusters 4,093 4,093
Identical Protein Groups 112,915 72,615
Bio Project 134 12
Bio Sample 1,270 472
Bio Systems 1,625 -
Assembly 210 17
Probe 108 17
PubChem BioAssay 391 325
Taxonomy 74 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. [No PubMed record available.]

Reference to PubMed documentThorel MF et al. (1990)
Thorel, M.F., Krichevsky, M., and Levy-Frebault, V.V. "Numerical taxonomy of mycobactin-dependent mycobacteria, emended description of Mycobacterium avium, and description of Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium subsp. nov., Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis subsp. nov., and Mycobacterium avium subsp. silvaticum subsp. nov." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1990) 40:254-260.

Reference to PubMed documentWayne LG et al. (1993)
Wayne, L.G., Good, R.C., Tsang, A., Butler, R., Dawson, D., Groothuis, D., Gross, W., Hawkins, J., Kilburn, J., Kubin, M., et al. "Serovar determination and molecular taxonomic correlation in Mycobacterium avium, Mycobacterium intracellulare, and Mycobacterium scrofulaceum: a cooperative study of the International Working Group on Mycobacterial Taxonomy." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1993) 43:482-489.

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Mycobacterium aviumRCAD0278 organism-specific BioCyc
2 records from this provider organism-specific Genomes On Line Database
Mycobacterium avium culture/stock collections Global Catalogue of Microorganisms
Related Immune Epitope Information gene/protein/disease-specific Immune Epitope Database and Analysis Resource
651716619: Mycobacterium avium 2151 organism-specific Integrated Microbial Genomes
Mycobacterium avium taxonomy/phylogenetic Lifemap
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