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Sinorhizobium meliloti

Taxonomy ID: 382 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid382)
current name
Sinorhizobium meliloti (Dangeard 1926) De Lajudie et al. 1994
type strain of Sinorhizobium meliloti: ATCC:9930, CCUG:27879, CFBP:5561, DSM:30135, HAMBI:2148, ICMP:12623, IFO:14782, JCM:20682, BCCM/LMG:6133, NBRC:14782, NCAIM B.01520, NRRL:L-45, NZP:4027, USDA:1002, IAM:12611
homotypic synonym:
Rhizobium meliloti Dangeard 1926 (Approved Lists 1980), nom. approb. 1)
Ensifer meliloti (Dangeard 1926) Young 2003
Ensifer sp. AC50a
Ensifer sp. AC50e
Rhizobium meliloti (megaplasmid pRME41B SYM)
Rhizobium meliloti (plasmid pRmeGR4b)
Rhizobium meliloti plasmid pRmeGR4b
Rhizobium sp. AC50e
NCBI BLAST name: a-proteobacteria
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Hyphomicrobiales; Rhizobiaceae; Sinorhizobium/Ensifer group; Sinorhizobium
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 97,752 89,137 1,022
Protein 1,455,817 1,383,283 -
Structure 179 48 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 288 288 -
Conserved Domains 1 1 -
GEO Datasets 745 621 -
PubMed Central 6,424 6,424 -
Gene 74,603 7,659 -
SRA Experiments 1,682 1,606 -
Protein Clusters 8,156 8,156 -
Identical Protein Groups 246,844 239,650 -
BioProject 483 376 -
BioSample 1,943 1,878 7
Assembly 269 231 3
PubChem BioAssay 17 16 -
Taxonomy 65 1 -


Comments and References:

Dangeard PA (1926)
Dangeard, P.A.: Botaniste (Paris) (1926) 16:1-275. [No PubMed record available.]
de Lajudie P et al. (1994)
de Lajudie, P., Willems, A., Pot, B., Dewettinck, D., Maestrojuan, G., Neyra, M., Collins, M.D., Dreyfus, B., Kersters, K., and Gillis, M. "Polyphasic taxonomy of rhizobia: emendation of the genus Sinorhizobium and description of Sinorhizobium meliloti comb. nov., Sinorhizobium saheli sp. nov., and Sinorhizobium teranga sp. nov." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1994) 44:715-733. [No PubMed record available.]
Skerman VBD et al. (1980) (Rhizobium meliloti)
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.]
Wang ET et al. (1999) (reference with type strain information)
Wang, E.T., van Berkum, P., Sui, X.H., Beyene, D., Chen, W.X., and Martinez-Romero, E. "Diversity of rhizobia associated with Amorpha fruticosa isolated from Chinese soils and description of Mesorhizobium amorphae sp. nov." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1999) 49:51-65.
Yan AM et al. (2000)
Yan, A.M., Wang, E.T., Kan, F.L., Tan, Z.Y., Sui, X.H., Reinhold-Hurek, B., and Chen, W.X. "Sinorhizobium meliloti associated with Medicago sativa and Melilotus spp. in arid saline soils in Xinjiang, China." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2000) 50:1887-1891.
Young JM (2003)
Young, J.M., "The genus name Ensifer Casida 1982 takes priority over Sinorhizobium Chen et al. 1988, and Sinorhizobium morelense Wang et al. 2002 is a junior synonym of Ensifer adhaerens Casida 1982. Is the combination 'Sinorhizobium adhaerens' (Casida 1982) Willems et al. 2002 legitimate? Request for an Opinion." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2003) 53:2107-2110. Published online 30 May 2003: DOI 10.1099/ijs.0.02665-0

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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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