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Taxonomy ID: 1350 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1350)
current name
Enterococcus (ex Thiercelin and Jouhaud 1903) Schleifer and Kilpper-Balz 1984
homotypic synonym:
"Enterococcus" Thiercelin and Jouhaud 1903, effective name 1)
NCBI BLAST name: firmicutes
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Lactobacillales; Enterococcaceae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 1,345,756 220
Protein 10,402,898 113,349
Structure 484 1
Genome 67 1
Popset 1,275 1,095
Conserved Domains 14 8
GEO Datasets 889 -
PubMed Central 56,888 55,351
Gene 160,505 -
SRA Experiments 38,978 203
Protein Clusters 15,660 9,464
Identical Protein Groups 2,220,695 112,986
BioProject 2,170 49
BioSample 46,098 130
Assembly 24,156 -
PubChem BioAssay 5,375 272
Taxonomy 3,216 1


Comments and References:

Enterococcus (LPSN link)
Berlutti F et al. (1993)
Berlutti, F., Thaller, M.C., Schippa, S., Pantanella, F., and Pompei, R. "A new approach to use of bacteriolytic enzymes as a tool for species identification: selection of species-specific indicator strains with bacteriolytic activity towards Enterococcus strains." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1993) 43:63-68.
Descheemaeker P et al. (1997)
Descheemaeker, P., Lammens, C., Pot, B., Vandamme, P., and Goossens, H. "Evaluation of arbitrarily primed PCR analysis and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of large genomic DNA fragments for identification of enterococci important in human medicine." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1997) 47:555-561. (Note: evidence presented indicating Enterococcus flavescens = Enterococcus casseliflavus)
Schleifer KH & Kilpper-Balz R (1984)
Schleifer, K.H., and Kilpper-Balz, R. "Transfer of Streptococcus faecalis and Streptococcus faecium to the genus Enterococcus nom. rev. as Enterococcus faecalis comb. nov. and Enterococcus faecium comb. nov." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1984) 34(1):31-34. [NoPubMed record available.]

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Enterococcus taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
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Enterococcus culture/stock collections Global Catalogue of Microorganisms
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LBSN taxonomy/phylogenetic List of Bacterial names with Standing in Nomenclature
Enterococcus Thiercelin & Jouhaud, 1903 taxonomy/phylogenetic World Register of Marine Species
Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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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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