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Taxonomy ID: 836 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid836)
current name
Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988 emend. Kawamura et al. 2015
homotypic synonym:
Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988 emend. Willems and Collins 1995
Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988 emend. Wagener et al. 2014
Oribaculum Moore and Moore 1994
NCBI BLAST name: CFB group bacteria
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; FCB group; Bacteroidetes/Chlorobi group; Bacteroidetes; Bacteroidia; Bacteroidales; Porphyromonadaceae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 34,399 115
Protein 366,370 2,829
Structure 129 -
Genome 18 1
Popset 93 85
Conserved Domains 4 -
GEO Datasets 472 -
PubMed Central 13,954 13,793
Gene 19,112 -
SRA Experiments 481 15
Protein Clusters 4,194 694
Identical Protein Groups 177,310 2,837
Bio Project 194 2
Bio Sample 864 18
Bio Systems 480 -
Assembly 218 -
Probe 121 -
PubChem BioAssay 187 3
Taxonomy 208 1

Comments and References:

Porphyromonas (LPSN link)
Oribaculum (LPSN link)
Conrads G et al. (2005)
Conrads, G., Citron, D.M., Tyrrell, K.L., Horz, H.-P., and Goldstein, E.J.C. "16S-23S rRNA internal transcribed spacer sequences for analysis of the phylogenetic relationships among species of the genus Porphyromonas." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2005) 55:607-613. Published online 24 September 2004. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63234-0
Kawamura Y et al. (2015)
Kawamura, Y., Kuwabara, S., Kania, S.A., Kato, H., Hamagishi, M., Fujiwara, N., Sato, T., Tomida, J., Tanaka, K., and Bemis, D.A. "Porphyromonas pogonae sp. nov., an anaerobic but low concentration oxygen adapted coccobacillus isolated from lizards (Pogona vitticeps) or human clinical specimens, and emended description of the genus Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988." Syst. Appl. Microbiol. (2015) 38:104-109.
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion No. 22 (2015)
"Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2015) 65:2028-2029.
Moore LV & Moore WE (1994)
Moore, L.V., and Moore, W.E. "Oribaculum catoniae gen. nov., sp. nov.; Catonella morbi gen. nov., sp. nov.; Hallella seregens gen. nov., sp. nov.; Johnsonella ignava gen. nov., sp. nov.; and Dialister pneumosintes gen. nov., comb. nov., nom. rev., Anaerobic gram-negative bacilli from the human gingival crevice." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1994) 44:187-192.
Shah HN & Collins MD (1988)
Shah H.N., and Collins M.D. "Proposal for reclassification of Bacteroides asaccharolyticus, Bacteroides gingivalis, and Bacteroides endodontalis in a new genus, Porphyromonas." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., (1988) 38:128-131. [No PubMed record available.]
Wagener K et al. (2014)
Wagener, K., Drillich, M., Baumgardt, S., Kampfer, P., Busse, H.-J., and Ehling-Schulz, M. "Falsiporphyromonas endometrii gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the post-partum bovine uterus, and emended description of the genus Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2014) 64:642-649.
Willems A & Collins MD (1995)
Willems, A., Collins, M.D. "Reclassification of Oribaculum catoniae (Moore and Moore 1994) as Porphyromonas catoniae comb. nov. and emendation of the genus Porphyromonas." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1995) 45:578-581.

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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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