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Taxonomy ID: 1637 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1637)
current name
Listeria Pirie 1940
NCBI BLAST name: firmicutes
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
"Listerella" Pirie 1927 (nom. rej. Opin. 14), effective name, nom. rej. 1),2),3),4)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Listeriaceae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 403,490 64
Protein 10,095,512 25,340
Structure 432 -
Genome 32 1
Popset 519 81
Conserved Domains 31 16
GEO Datasets 1,453 2
PubMed Central 41,009 41,007
Gene 193,274 -
SRA Experiments 60,518 1
Protein Clusters 4,885 2,799
Identical Protein Groups 2,048,003 25,341
BioProject 1,073 10
BioSample 65,346 1
Assembly 50,392 -
PubChem BioAssay 522 -
Taxonomy 395 1


Comments and References:

Listeria (LPSN link)
Boerlin P et al. (1991)
Boerlin, P., Rocourt, J., and Piffaretti, J.C. "Taxonomy of the genus Listeria by using multilocus enzyme electrophoresis." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1991) 41:59-64.
Collins MD et al. (1991c)
Collins, M.D., Wallbanks, S., Lane, D.J., Shah, J., Nietupski, R., Smida, J., Dorsch, M., and Stackebrandt, E. "Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Listeria based on reverse transcriptase sequencing of 16S rRNA." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1991) 41:240-246.
Fischer W & Leopold K (1999)
Fischer, W., and Leopold, K. "Polar lipids of four Listeria species containing L-lysylcardiolipin, a novel lipid structure, and other unique phospholipids." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1999) 49:653-662.
Graham TA et al. (1997)
Graham, T.A., Golsteyn-Thomas, E.J., Thomas, J.E., and Gannon, V.P. "Inter- and intraspecies comparison of the 16S-23S rRNA operon intergenic spacer regions of six Listeria spp." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1997) 47:863-869.
Hartfort T & Sneath PH (1993)
Hartford, T., and Sneath, P.H. "Optical DNA-DNA homology in the genus Listeria." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1993) 43:26-31.
Sallen B et al. (1996)
Sallen, B., Rajoharison, A., Desvarenne, S., Quinn, F., and Mabilat, C. "Comparative analysis of 16S and 23S rRNA sequences of Listeria species." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1996) 46:669-674.
Schmid MW et al. (2005)
Schmid, M.W., Ng, E.Y., Lampidis, R., Emmerth, M., Walcher, M., Kreft, J., Goebel, W., Wagner, M., and Schleifer, K.H. "Evolutionary history of the genus Listeria and its virulence genes." Syst. Appl. Microbiol. (2005) 28:1-18.
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.]
Vaneechoutte M et al. (1998)
Vaneechoutte, M., Boerlin, P., Tichy, H.V., Bannerman, E., Jager, B., and Bille, J. "Comparison of PCR-based DNA fingerprinting techniques for the identification of Listeria species and their use for atypical Listeria isolates." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1998) 48:127-139.

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