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Chlamydia/Chlamydophila group

Taxonomy ID: 1113537 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1113537)
Scientific name: Chlamydia/Chlamydophila group
Inherited blast name: chlamydias
Rank: no rank
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; PVC group; Chlamydiae; Chlamydiia; Chlamydiales; Chlamydiaceae
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Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 137,270 -
Nucleotide GSS 148 -
Protein 468,220 -
Structure 66 -
Genome 14 -
Popset 271 11
Conserved Domains 67 41
GEO Datasets 271 -
PubMed Central 20,130 -
Gene 123,477 -
SRA Experiments 2,634 -
GEO Profiles 77,470 -
Protein Clusters 1,409 -
Identical Protein Groups 124,195 -
Bio Project 368 -
Bio Sample 2,733 -
Bio Systems 11,121 -
Assembly 423 -
Probe 254 -
PubChem BioAssay 183 -
Taxonomy 267 1

Comments and References:

Chlamydophila vis-a-vis Chlamydia
The genus Chlamydophila was created by Everett et al. (1999). A number of investigators disagreed strongly with the creation of the new genus (Schacter et al., 2001, but see Everett and Andersen, 2001). The Subcommittee on the taxonomy of the Chlamydiae agree with the novel species described by Everett et al., but disagree with those authors concerning the creation of a novel genus (Greub, 2010). The Subcomittee has proposed examination of genome sequences of Chlamydieaceae strains to address the issue of reunification of the genera Chlamydia and Chlamydophila (Greub, 2010b). Recently, Kuo et al. (2011), in order to reassign the the novel species described by Everett et al. and placed by them in the genus Chlamydophila, have published new combinations using the genus epithet Chlamydia in place of Chlamydophila. However, these combinations have not been validly published as of this writing. Given the contentious nature of the issue, the NCBI Taxonomy Database retains both genus names for use by submitters. For species names, priority in the Database is given to the original form of the validly published name (Chlamydia <species> OR Chlamydophila <species>) pending validation of the new combinations of Kuo et al., or other resolution of the issue.

Reference to PubMed documentBavoil P et al. (2013)
Bavoil, P., Kaltenboeck, B., and Greub, G. "In Chlamydia veritas." Pathog. Dis. (2013) 67:89-90. [No abstract available.]

Reference to PubMed documentEverett KD et al. (1999)
Everett, K.D., Bush, R.M., Andersen, A.A. "Emended description of the order Chlamydiales, proposal of Parachlamydiaceae fam. nov. and Simkaniaceae fam. nov., each containing one monotypic genus, revised taxonomy of the family Chlamydiaceae, including a new genus and five new species, and standards for the identification of organisms." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1999) 49:415-440.

Nota BeneEverett KDE & Andersen AA (2001)
Everett, K.D.E., and Andersen, A.A. "Radical changes to chlamydial taxonomy are not necessary just yet -- reply." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2001) 51:251-253. [No PubMed record available.]

Reference to PubMed documentGreub G (2010)
Greub, G. "International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of the Chlamydiae. Minutes of the inaugural closed meeting, 21 March 2009, Little Rock, AR, USA." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2010) 60:2691-2693.[Note: the Subcommittee recommends that the genus Chlamydophila be reintegrated into the genus Chlamydia.]

Reference to PubMed documentGreub G (2010b)
Greub, G. "International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of the Chlamydiae. Minutes of the closed meeting, 21 June 2010, Hof bei Salzburg, Austria." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2010) 60:2694-2694. [Note: a working group is proposed to examine all available genome sequences of Chlamydiaceae strains in order to reach a final decision on the reunification of the genera Chlamydophila and Chalmydia.]

Kuo CC et al. (2011)
Kuo, C.-C., Stephens, R.S., Bavoil, P.M., and Kaltenboeck, B. "Genus I. Chlamydia Jones, Rake and Stearns 1945, 55AL." In: Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd ed., vol. 4 (The Bacteroidetes, Spirochaetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), Acidobacteria, Fibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Dictyglomi, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Verrumicrobia, Chlamydiae, and Planctomycetes) (N.R. Krieg, J.T. Staley, D.R. Brown, B.P. Hedlund, B.J. Paster, N.L. Ward, W. Ludwig, and W.B. Whitman, eds.), Springer-Verlag, New York (2011). pp. 846-865. [No PubMed record available.]

Reference to PubMed documentSchachter J et al. (2001)
Schachter, J., Stephens, R.S., Timms, P., Kuo, C., Bavoil, P.M., Birkelund, S., Boman, J., Caldwell, H., Campbell, L.A., Chernesky, M., Christiansen, G.,Clarke, I.N., Gaydos, C., Grayston, J.T., Hackstadt, T., Hsia, R., Kaltenboeck, B., Leinonnen, M., Ocjius, D., McClarty, G., Orfila, J., Peeling, R., Puolakkainen, M., Quinn, T.C., Rank, R.G., Raulston, J., Ridgeway, G.L., Saikku, P., Stamm, W.E., Taylor-Robinson, D., Wang, S.P., and Wyrick, P.B. "Radical changes to chlamydial taxonomy are not necessary just yet." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2001) 51:249. [Erratum: Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2006) 56:677]

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