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Chromobacterium violaceum

Taxonomy ID: 536 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid536)
current name
Chromobacterium violaceum Bergonzini 1880 1),2)
type strain of Chromobacterium violaceum: ATCC:12472, CCUG:213, CIP:103350, DSM:30191, IFO:12614, JCM:1249, BCCM/LMG:1267, NBRC:12614, NCCB:80006, NCTC:9757, NCIMB:9131
NCBI BLAST name: b-proteobacteria
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
"Chromobacterium janthinum" (Zopf) Ford 1927, effective name 3)
heterotypic synonym
"Chromobacterium laurentium" (Migula) Leifson 1956, effective name 3)
heterotypic synonym
"Chromobacterium manilae" (Krasil'nikov) Leifson 1956, effective name 3)
heterotypic synonym
Chromobacterium goianiensis
heterotypic synonym
Chromobacterium pseudoviolaceum Kämpfer et al. 2009
type strain of Chromobacterium pseudoviolaceum: ATCC:7461, CCM:2076, BCCM/LMG:3953, NCIMB:8182, NCTC:8683, personal::LW, personal::Lewitus
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Pseudomonadota; Betaproteobacteria; Neisseriales; Chromobacteriaceae; Chromobacterium group; Chromobacterium
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 4,484 3,950 33
Protein 139,574 134,036 -
Structure 104 59 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 25 25 -
GEO Datasets 19 18 -
PubMed Central 2,440 2,440 -
Gene 18,451 9,128 -
SRA Experiments 136 135 -
Protein Clusters 1,899 1,899 -
Identical Protein Groups 54,984 54,132 -
BioProject 129 126 -
BioSample 162 160 9
Assembly 30 29 2
PubChem BioAssay 92 91 -
Taxonomy 2 1 -


Comments and References:

Bergonzini C (1880)
Bergonzini, C, "Sopra un nuovo bacterio colorato." Annuar Soc. Nat. Modena, Series 2 (1881) 14:149-158. [No PubMed record available.]
Euzeby JP (1998c)
Euzeby, J.P. "Necessary corrections according to judicial opinions 16, 48 and 52." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1998) 48:613. (Note: attributions of the genus names Chromobacterium, Aeromonas, and Pediococcus and associated species are corrected.)
Kampfer P et al. (2009j)
Kampfer, P., Busse, H.-J., and Scholz, H.C. "Chromobacterium piscinae sp. nov. and Chromobacterium pseudoviolaceum sp. nov., from environmental samples." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2009) 59:2486-2490. [Erratum: Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2009) 59:3184.]
Kampfer P et al. (in press_2018g)
Kampfer, P., Glaeser, S.P., and Soby, S.D. "Chromobacterium pseudoviolaceum Kampfer et al. 2009 is a later heterotypic synonym of Chromobacterium violaceum Bergonzini 1880." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (in press)
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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