Link to NCBI Front Page Taxonomy Logo
Entrez PubMed Nucleotide Protein Genome Structure PMC Taxonomy BioCollections
Taxonomy browser (Lactococcus lactis)

Lactococcus lactis

Taxonomy ID: 1358 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1358)
current name
Lactococcus lactis (Lister 1873) Schleifer et al. 1986
not verified as type of Lactococcus lactis: NCFB:176
homotypic synonym:
Streptococcus lactis (Lister 1873) Lohnis 1909 (Approved Lists 1980)
Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris (Orla-Jensen 1919) Schleifer et al. 1986
type strain of Streptococcus lactis: ATCC:19435, CCUG:32211, CCUG:7980, CIP:70.56, DSM:20481, HAMBI:1591, JCM:5805, BCCM/LMG:6890, NBRC:100933, NCDO:604, NCIMB:6681, NCTC:6681, VKM:B-1662
"Bacterium lactis" Lister 1873, effective name 1)
NCBI BLAST name: firmicutes
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Lactobacillus xylosus Kitahara 1938 (Approved Lists 1980) in [Skerman VBD et al. (1980), Kitahara K (1938)]
type strain of Lactobacillus xylosus: ATCC:15577, BCCM/LMG:7760
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Bacillota; Bacilli; Lactobacillales; Streptococcaceae; Lactococcus
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 80,443 53,281 2,027
Protein 624,289 390,428 -
Structure 235 135 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 270 242 -
Conserved Domains 11 2 -
GEO Datasets 662 474 -
PubMed Central 14,259 14,239 -
Gene 28,729 5,284 -
SRA Experiments 810 405 -
Protein Clusters 3,026 3,026 -
Identical Protein Groups 265,390 248,350 -
BioProject 343 214 -
BioSample 1,629 983 17
Assembly 753 537 -
PubChem BioAssay 65 63 -
Taxonomy 24 1 -


Comments and References:

Skerman VBD et al. (1980)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. "Approved Lists of Bacterial Names." Intl. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30(1):225-420.
Kitahara K (1938)
Kitahara, K. "Studies in lactic acid-forming bacteria in milk and milk products." J. Agric. Chem. Soc. Japan (1938) 14:1449-1465. [N.B.: link is to 'Abstracts from Transactions published in Japanese. Bulletin of the Agricultural Chemical Society of Japan 14(12):120-126.']
image:Lactococcus lactis
Euzeby JP & Kudo T (2001)
Euzeby, J.P., and Kudo, T. "Corrigenda to the Validation Lists." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2001) 51(5):1933-1938.
Schleifer KH et al. (1985)
Schleifer, K.H., Kraus, J., Dvorak, C., Kilpper-Bälz, R., Collins, M.D., and Fischer, W. "Transfer of Streptococcus lactis and related streptococci to the genus Lactococcus gen. nov." Syst. Appl. Microbiol. (1985) 6(2):183-195. [No PubMed record available.]
Skerman VBD et al. (1980) (Streptococcus lactis)
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.
VALIDATION LIST No. 20. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1986) 36:354-356.

External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

LinkOut Subject LinkOut Provider
Lactococcus lactis meta-databases BacDive
2 records from this provider organism-specific BioCyc
5 records from this provider organism-specific Genomes On Line Database
Show Biotic Interactions taxonomy/phylogenetic Global Biotic Interactions
Lactococcus lactis culture/stock collections Global Catalogue of Microorganisms
Related Immune Epitope Information gene/protein/disease-specific Immune Epitope Database and Analysis Resource
50 records from this provider organism-specific Integrated Microbial Genomes
Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
Groups interested in participating in the LinkOut program should visit the LinkOut home page.
A list of our current non-bibliographic LinkOut providers can be found here.

Information from sequence entries

Show organism modifiers

Disclaimer: The NCBI taxonomy database is not an authoritative source for nomenclature or classification - please consult the relevant scientific literature for the most reliable information.

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.

Comments and questions to

[Help] [Search] [NLM NIH] [Disclaimer]