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Borrelia

Taxonomy ID: 138 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid138)
current name
Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Margos et al. 2018, emended name 1)
homotypic synonym:
Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Adeolu and Gupta 2014, emended name 1)
vernacular name:
Relapsing Fever Borrelia
NCBI BLAST name: spirochetes
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Spirochaetes; Spirochaetia; Spirochaetales; Borreliaceae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 11,576 111
Protein 124,074 527
Structure 6 -
Genome 16 1
Popset 254 63
Conserved Domains 21 21
GEO Datasets 37 -
PubMed Central 15,104 15,104
Gene 12,034 -
SRA Experiments 87 -
Protein Clusters 1,026 294
Identical Protein Groups 47,830 527
Bio Project 56 4
Bio Sample 95 -
Bio Systems 871 -
Assembly 88 -
Probe 19 -
PubChem BioAssay 1 1
Taxonomy 340 1

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Comments and References:

Borrelia (LPSN link)
Adeolu M & Gupta RS (2014)
Adeolu, M., and Gupta, R.S. "A phylogenomic and molecular marker based proposal for the division of the genus Borrelia into two genera: the emended genus Borrelia containing only the members of the relapsing fever Borrelia, and the genus Borreliella gen. nov. containing the members of the Lyme disease Borrelia (Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex)." Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (2014) 105:1049-1072.
Barbour AG et al. (2017)
Barbour, A.G., Adeolu, M., and Gupta, R.S. "Division of the genus Borrelia into two genera (corresponding to Lyme disease and relapsing fever groups) reflects their genetic and phenotypic distinctiveness and will lead to a better understanding of these two groups of microbes (Margos et al. (2016) There is inadequate evidence to support the division of the genus Borrelia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001717)." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2017) 67:2058-2067.
Fukunaga M et al. (1996b)
Fukunaga, M., Okada, K., Nakao, M., Konishi, T., and Sato, Y. "Phylogenetic analysis of Borrelia species based on flagellin gene sequences and its application for molecular typing of Lyme disease borreliae." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1996) 46:898-905.
Gupta RS (2019)
Gupta, R.S. "Distinction between Borrelia and Borreliella is more robustly supported by molecular and phenotypic characteristics than all other neighbouring prokaryotic genera: Response to Margos' et al. 'The genus Borrelia reloaded' (PLoS ONE 13(12): e0208432)." PLoS ONE (2019) 14(8):e0221397.
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion No. 21 (2015)
"Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2015) 65(1):7-10.
Margos G et al. (2017)
Margos, G., Marosevic, D., Cutler, S., Derdakova, M., Diuk-Wasser, M., Emler, S., Fish, D., Gray, J., Hunfeld, K.-P., Jaulhac, B., Kahl, O., Kovalev, S., Kraiczy, P., Lane, R.S., Lienhard, R., Lindgren, P.-E., Ogden, N., Ornstein, K., Rupprecht, T., Schwartz, I., Sing, A., Straubinger, R.K., Strle, F., Voordouw, M., Rizzoli, A., Stevenson, B., and Fingerle, V. "There is inadequate evidence to support the division of the genus Borrelia." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2017) 67(4):1081-1084. [Corrigendum: Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2017) 67(6):2074.]
Margos G et al. (2018)
Margos, G., Gofton, A., Wibberg, D., Dangel, A., Marosevic, D., Loh, S.M., Oskam, C., and Fingerle, V. "The genus Borrelia reloaded." PLoS ONE (2018) 13(12):e0208432.
Margos G et al. (2020)
Margos, G., Fingerle, V., Oskam, C., Stevenson, B., and Gofton, A. "Comment on: Gupta, 2019, distinction between Borrelia and Borreliella is more robustly supported by molecular and phenotypic characteristics than all other neighbouring prokaryotic genera: Response to Margos' et al. 'The genus Borrelia reloaded' (PLoS One 13(12): e0208432). PLoS One 14(8):e0221397." Ticks Tick Borne Dis. (2020) 11(2):101320. [No abstract available.]
Margos G et al. (2020b)
Margos, G., Fingerle, V., Cutler, S., Gofton, A., Stevenson, B., and Estrada-Peña, A. "Controversies in bacterial taxonomy: The example of the genus Borrelia." Ticks Tick Borne Dis. (2020) 11(2):101335.
Margos G et al. (2020c)
Margos, G., Castillo-Ramirez, S., Cutler, S., Dessau, R.B., Eikeland, R., Estrada-Peña, A., Gofton, A., Graña-Miraglia, L., Hunfeld, K.P., Krause, A., Lienhard, R., Lindgren, P.E., Oskam, C., Rudolf, I., Schwartz, I., Sing, A., Stevenson, B., Wormser, G.P., and Fingerle, V. "Rejection of the name Borreliella and all proposed species comb. nov. placed therein." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2020) 70(5):3577-3581.
Ras NM et al. (1996)
Ras, N.M., Lascola, B., Postic, D., Cutler, S.J., Rodhain, F., Baranton, G., Raoult, D. "Phylogenesis of relapsing fever Borrelia spp." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1996) 46(4):859-865.
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.]
Stevenson B et al. (2019)
Stevenson, B., Fingerle, V., Wormser, G.P., Margos, G. "Public health and patient safety concerns merit retention of Lyme borreliosis-associated spirochetes within the genus Borrelia, and rejection of the genus novum Borreliella." Ticks Tick Borne Dis. (2019) 10:1-4. [No abstract available.]

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