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Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron

Taxonomy ID: 818 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid818)
current name
Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron (Distaso 1912) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hahnke et al. 2016, nom. approb. 1)
type strain of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron: ATCC:29148, CCUG:10774, CIP:104206, DSM:2079, JCM:5827, NCTC:10582, VPI:5482
homotypic synonym:
"Bacillus thetaiotaomicron" Distaso 1912, effective name 2)
"Sphaerocillus thetaiotaomicron" (Distaso 1912) Prevot 1938, effective name 3)
"Pseudobacterium thetaiotaomicron" (Distaso 1912) Krasil'nikov 1949, effective name 4)
"Bacteroides fragilis subsp. thetaiotaomicron" (Distaso 1912) Holdeman and Moore 1970, effective name 5)
Bacteroides sp. 1_1_6
bacterium NLAE-zl-C523
bacterium NLAE-zl-C579
bacterium NLAE-zl-G288
bacterium NLAE-zl-H207
bacterium NLAE-zl-H463
bacterium NLAE-zl-H492
bacterium NLAE-zl-P32
bacterium NLAE-zl-P699
NCBI BLAST name: CFB group bacteria
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; FCB group; Bacteroidota/Chlorobiota group; Bacteroidota; Bacteroidia; Bacteroidales; Bacteroidaceae; Bacteroides
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 140,261 139,375 350
Protein 1,494,074 1,478,847 -
Structure 506 168 -
Genome 2 1 -
Popset 15 15 -
Conserved Domains 7 6 -
GEO Datasets 1,388 588 -
PubMed Central 5,312 5,312 -
Gene 15,307 10,199 -
SRA Experiments 2,214 1,872 -
GEO Profiles 6,601 6,601 -
Protein Clusters 2,860 2,860 -
Identical Protein Groups 272,141 270,696 -
BioProject 238 209 -
BioSample 3,247 2,905 399
Assembly 1,178 1,172 -
PubChem BioAssay 275 274 -
Taxonomy 6 1 -


Comments and References:

Castellani A & Chalmers AJ (1919)
Castellani, A., and Chalmers, A.J. Manual of Tropical Medicine, 3rd ed. (1919). Williams Wood and Co., New York. [No PubMed abstract available.]
Cato EP & Johnson JL (1976)
Cato, E.P., and Johnson, J.L. "Reinstatement of species rank for Bacteroides fragilis, B. ovatus, B. distasonis, B. thetaiotaomicron, and B. vulgatus: Designation of neotype strains for Bacteroides fragilis (Veillon and Zuber) Castellani and Chalmers and Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron (Distaso) Castellani and Chalmers." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1976) 26:230-237. [No PubMed record available.]
Distaso A (1912)
Distaso, A. "Contribution a l'etude sur l'intoxication intestinale." Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. I (1912) 62:433-468. [No PubMed record available.]
Hahnke RL et al. (2016)
Hahnke, R.L., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., García-López, M., Mukherjee, S., Huntemann, M., Ivanova, N.N., Woyke, T., Kyrpides, N.C., Klenk, H.-P., and Göker, M. "Genome-based taxonomic classification of Bacteroidetes." Front. Microbiol. (2016) 7:2003.
Holdeman LV & Moore WEC (1970b)
Holdeman, L.V., and Moore, W.E.C. "Bacteroides." In: E.P. Cato, C.S. Cummins, L.V. Holdeman, J.L. Johnson, W.E.C. Moore, R.M. Smibert, and L.DS. Smith (eds.), Outline of Clinical Methods in Anaerobic Bacteriology, 2nd revision, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Anaerobe Laboratory, Blacksburg, Virginia, (1970). pp. 33-44. [No PubMed record available.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion No. 26 (2017)
"Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2017) 67(7):2081-2086.
Krasil'nikov NA (1949)
Krasil'nikov, N.A.: Guide to the Bacteria and Actinomycetes [Opredelitelv Bakterii i Actinomicetov], (1949). Akad. Nauk SSSR, Moscow, pp. 1-830. [No PubMed record available.]
Prévot AR (1938)
Prévot, A.R. "Etudes de systematique bacterienne." Ann. Inst. Pasteur (Paris) (1938) 60:285-307. [No PubMed record available.]
Skerman 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.]

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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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