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Gardnerella vaginalis

Taxonomy ID: 2702 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid2702)
current name
Gardnerella vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes 1955) Greenwood and Pickett 1980
type strain of Gardnerella vaginalis: ATCC:14018, CCUG:3717, CIP:70.74, DSM:4944, JCM:11026, BCCM/LMG:7832, NCTC:10287, NCTC:10915, personal::594
homotypic synonym:
"Haemophilus hemolyticus vaginalis" Lutz et al. 1956, effective name 1)
"Corynebacterium vaginale" Zinnemann and Turner 1963, effective name 1)
Gardnerella vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes 1955) Greenwood and Pickett 1980 emend. Nouioui et al. 2018, emended name 2) in [Nouioui I et al. (2018c)]
Gardnerella vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes 1955) Greenwood and Pickett 1980 emend. Vaneechoutte et al. 2019, emended name 2) in [Vaneechoutte M et al. (2019)]
Haemophilus vaginalis Gardner and Dukes 1955 (Approved Lists 1980), nom. approb. 3),4)
NCBI BLAST name: high G+C Gram-positive bacteria
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetia; Bifidobacteriales; Bifidobacteriaceae; Gardnerella
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 13,715 4,819 347
Protein 187,967 141,231 -
Structure 4 2 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 13 13 -
GEO Datasets 4 - -
PubMed Central 2,589 2,589 -
Gene 10,833 3,919 -
SRA Experiments 85 65 -
Protein Clusters 1,931 1,931 -
Identical Protein Groups 80,316 72,426 -
BioProject 76 32 -
BioSample 210 155 10
Assembly 136 93 6
Genetic Testing Registry 1 1 -
PubChem BioAssay 8 8 -
Taxonomy 38 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.
Vaneechoutte M et al. (2019), PubMed: abstract
Vaneechoutte, M., Guschin, A., Van Simaey, L., Gansemans, Y., Van Nieuwerburgh, F., and Cools, P. "Emended description of Gardnerella vaginalis and description of Gardnerella leopoldii sp. nov., Gardnerella piotii sp. nov. and Gardnerella swidsinskii sp. nov., with delineation of 13 genomic species within the genus Gardnerella." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2019) 69(3):679-687.
Gardner HL & Dukes CD (1955)
Gardner, H.L., and Dukes, C.D. "Haemophilus vaginalis; a newly defined specific infection, previously classified as 'nonspecific' vaginiis." Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. (1955) 69:962-976. [No abstract available.]
Greenwood JR & Pickett MJ (1980)
Greenwood, J.R., and Pickett, M.J. "Transfer of Haemophilus vaginalis Gardner and Dukes to a new genus, Gardnerella: G. vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes) comb. nov." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:170-178. [No PubMed record available.]
Skerman VBD et al. (1980) (Haemophilus vaginalis)
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.
van Esbroeck M et al. (1996)
van Esbroeck, M., Vandamme, P., Falsen, E., Vancanneyt, M., Moore, E., Pot, B., Gavini, F., Kersters, K., and Goossens, H. "Polyphasic approach to the classification and identification of Gardnerella vaginalis and unidentified Gardnerella vaginalis-like coryneforms present in bacterial vaginosis." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1996) 46:675-682.

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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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