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Taxonomy ID: 838 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid838)
current name
Prevotella Shah and Collins 1990 emend. Sakamoto and Ohkuma 2012
homotypic synonym:
Prevotella Shah and Collins 1990 emend. Willems and Collins 1995
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; Bacteroidota/Chlorobiota group; Bacteroidota; Bacteroidia; Bacteroidales; Prevotellaceae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 187,524 6
Protein 1,323,167 23,589
Structure 7 2
Genome 39 1
Popset 175 174
Conserved Domains 3 2
GEO Datasets 58 -
PubMed Central 29,945 29,688
Gene 50,622 -
SRA Experiments 1,332 607
Protein Clusters 9,967 2,386
Identical Protein Groups 2,366,944 23,581
BioProject 446 38
BioSample 17,282 698
Assembly 6,028 -
PubChem BioAssay 247 3
Taxonomy 716 1

Comments and References:

Prevotella (LPSN link)
Xylanibacter (LPSN link)
Kononen E et al. (1998)
Kononen, E., Matto, J., Vaisanen-Tunkelrott, M.L., Frandsen, E.V., Helander, I., Asikainen, S., Finegold, S.M., and Jousimies-Somer, H. "Biochemical and genetic characterization of a Prevotella intermedia/nigrescens-like organism." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1998) 48:39-46.
Sakamoto M & Ohkuma M (2012b)
Sakamoto, M., and Ohkuma, M. "Reclassification of Xylanibacter oryzae Ueki et al. 2006 as Prevotella oryzae comb. nov., with an emended description of the genus Prevotella." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2012) 62:2637-2642.
Shah HN & Collins DM (1990)
Shah, H.N., and Collins, D.M. "Prevotella, a new genus to include Bacteroides melaninogenicus and related species formerly classified in the genus Bacteroides." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1990) 40:205-208.
Ueki A et al. (2006b)
Ueki, A., Akasaka, H., Suzuki, D., Hattori, S., and Ueki, K. "Xylanibacter oryzae gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel strictly anaerobic, Gram-negative, xylanolytic bacterium isolated from rice-plant residue in flooded rice-field soil in Japan." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2006) 56:2215-2221.
Willems A & Collins MD (1995c)
Willems, A., and Collins, M.D. "16S rRNA gene similarities indicate that Hallella seregens (Moore and Moore) and Mitsuokella dentalis (Haapsalo et al.) are genealogically highly related and are members of the genus Prevotella: emended description of the genus Prevotella (Shah and Collins) and description of Prevotella dentalis comb. nov." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1995) 45:832-836.

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OMA taxonomy/phylogenetic OMA Browser: Orthologous MAtrix
Prevotella Shah & Collins, 1990 taxonomy/phylogenetic World Register of Marine Species
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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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