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Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Taxonomy ID: 1717 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1717)
current name
Corynebacterium diphtheriae (Kruse 1886) Lehmann and Neumann 1896
type strain of Corynebacterium diphtheriae: ATCC:27010, CIP:100721, DSM:44123, NCTC:11397
homotypic synonym:
"Bacillus diphtheriae" Kruse in Flugge 1886, effective name 1)
"Bacterium diphtheriae" (Kruse 1886) Migula 1900, effective name 1)
"Mycobacterium diphtheriae" (Kruse 1886) Krasil'nikov 1941, effective name 1)
Corynebacterium diphtheriae (Kruse 1886) Lehmann and Neumann 1896 emend. Nouioui et al. 2018, emended name 2) in [Nouioui I et al. (2018c)]
NCBI BLAST name: high G+C Gram-positive bacteria
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
"Microsporon diphthericum" (sic) Klebs 1875, effective name 1)
heterotypic synonym
"Microsporon diphtheriticum" Klebs 1883, effective name 1)
heterotypic synonym
"Pacinia loeffleri" Trevisan 1889, effective name 1)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Actinomycetota; Actinomycetes; Mycobacteriales; Corynebacteriaceae; Corynebacterium
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 43,493 30,959 73
Protein 1,209,559 925,976 -
Structure 119 91 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 19 19 -
Conserved Domains 3 3 -
GEO Datasets 53 42 -
PubMed Central 2,922 2,922 -
Gene 35,750 2,673 -
SRA Experiments 1,911 1,852 -
Protein Clusters 2,512 2,512 -
Identical Protein Groups 151,545 141,737 -
BioProject 101 74 -
BioSample 2,248 2,018 7
Assembly 724 503 4
PubChem BioAssay 11 11 -
Taxonomy 27 1 -


Comments and References:

Nouioui I et al. (2018c), doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02007, PubMed: abstract
Nouioui, I., Carro, L., García-López, M., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Woyke, T., Kyrpides, N.C., Pukall, R., Klenk, H.-P., Goodfellow, M., and Göker M. "Genome-based taxonomic classification of the phylum Actinobacteria." Front. Microbiol. (2018) 9:2007.
Riegel P et al. (1995b)
Riegel, P., Ruimy, R., de Briel, D., Prevost, G., Jehl, F., Christen, R., and Monteil, H. "Taxonomy of Corynebacterium diphtheriae and related taxa, with recognition of Corynebacterium ulcerans sp. nov. nom. rev." FEMS Microbiol. Lett. (1995) 126:271-276.
Riegel P et al. (1995b) - note
Until Sept 1997, our taxonomy listed Corynebacterium ulcerans as a synonym for Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Riebel et al. (1995) have revived the name Corynebacterium ulcerans, and we have re-established it as a separate species in our taxonomy database.
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.]

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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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