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Streptococcus agalactiae

Taxonomy ID: 1311 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1311)
current name
Streptococcus agalactiae Lehmann and Neumann 1896
type strain of Streptococcus agalactiae: ATCC:13813, CCUG:4208, CIP:103227, DSM:2134, JCM:5671, BCCM/LMG:14694, NCTC:8181
NCBI BLAST name: firmicutes
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
"Streptoccocus de la mammite" Nocard and Mollereau 1887
heterotypic synonym
"Streptococcus agalactiae contagiosae" Kitt 1893, effective name 1)
heterotypic synonym
"Streptococcus mastitidis" Migula 1900, effective name 1)
heterotypic synonym
Streptococcus difficilis corrig. Eldar et al. 1995
type strain of Streptococcus difficilis: ATCC:51487, CIP:103768, personal::ND 2-22, BCCM/LMG:15977
heterotypic synonym
Streptococcus difficile
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Bacillota; Bacilli; Lactobacillales; Streptococcaceae; Streptococcus
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 226,988 189,382 238
Protein 2,270,742 1,770,030 -
Structure 144 67 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 135 135 -
Conserved Domains 3 1 -
GEO Datasets 422 401 -
PubMed Central 9,320 9,320 -
Gene 27,780 10,477 -
SRA Experiments 24,768 24,210 -
Protein Clusters 3,813 3,813 -
Identical Protein Groups 236,022 224,382 -
BioProject 833 450 -
BioSample 26,968 26,359 5
Assembly 2,243 1,911 2
PubChem BioAssay 261 251 -
Taxonomy 330 1 -


Comments and References:

Eldar A et al. (1994)
Eldar, A., Bejerano, Y., and Bercovier, H. "Streptococcus shiloi and Streptococcus difficile: two new streptococcal species causing a meningoencephalitis in fish." Curr. Microbiol. (1994) 28:139-143. [No PubMed record available.]
Euzeby JP (1998b) (reference relating to orthographic change)
Euzeby, J.P. "Taxonomic note: necessary correction of specific and subspecific epithets according to Rules 12c and 13b of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria (1990 Revision)." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1998) 48:1073-1075. [No PubMed record available.]
Kawamura Y et al. (2005)
Kawamura, Y., Itoh, Y., Mishima, N., Ohkusu, K., Kasai, H., and Ezaki, T. "High genetic similarity of Streptococcus agalactiae and Streptococcus difficilis: S. difficilis Eldar et al. 1995 is a later synonym of S. agalactiae Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2005) 55:961-965. Published online 12 November 2004. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63403-0
Lapage SP et al. (1992) (reference with type strain information)
Lapage, S.P., Sneath, P.H.A., Lessel, E.F., Skerman, V.B.D., Seeliger, H.P.R., and Clark, W.A. "International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria (1990 revision)." American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C. (1992). [No PubMed record available.]
Lehmann KB & Neumann R (1896)
Lehman, K.B., and Neumann, R. Atlas und Grundriss der Bakeriologie und Lehrbuch der speziellen bakteriologischen Diagnositk. 1st Ed., (1896) J.F. Lehmann, Munchen. [No PubMed record available.]
Migula W (1900)
Migula, W. System der Bakterien, Vol. 2. (1900) Gustav Fischer, Jena. [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.]
VALIDATION LIST No. 52 (1995) (Streptococcus difficilis)
VALIDATION LIST No. 52. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1995) 45:197-198.
Vandamme P et al. (1997)
Vandamme, P., Devriese, L.A., Pot, B., Kersters, K., and Melin, P. "Streptococcus difficile is a nonhemolytic group B, type Ib Streptococcus." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1997) 47:81-85. [Erratum: Int. J. Syst. Bacteiol. (1998) 48:331.]

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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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