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Bacteria Collection: Rhodococcus equi

NCTC Number: NCTC 10673
Current Name: Rhodococcus equi
Original Strain Reference: ATCC 7005
Other Collection No: ATCC 7005; DSM 20295
Previous Catalogue Name: Corynebacterium hoagii
Type Strain: Yes
Family: Corynebacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: blood agar,37, facultative anaerobe
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
16S rRNA Gene Sequence: >gb|X82052|ATCC 7005T|C.hoagii 16S ribosomal DNA.| acgaacgctggcggc...
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Ref #: 95490
Author(s): Ruimy,R.;Riegel,P.;Boiron,P.;Monteil,H.;Christen,R.
Journal: Int J Syst Bacteriol
Title: Phylogeny of the genus Corynebacterium deduced from analyses of small-subunit ribosomal DNA sequences
Volume: 45
Page(s): 740-6
Year: 1995
Keyword(s): GENBANK/X81904 GENBANK/X81905 GENBANK/X81906 GENBANK/X81907 GENBANK/X81908 GENBANK/X81909 GENBANK/X81910 GENBANK/X81912 GENBANK/X81913 GENBANK/X81914 GENBANK/X81915 GENBANK/X81916 GENBANK/X81917 GENBANK/X81918 GENBANK/X81919 GENBANK/X81920 GENBANK/X81921 GENBANK/X81922 GENBANK/X81923 GENBANK/X81924 GENBANK/X81925 GENBANK/X81926 GENBANK/X81927 GENBANK/X81928 GENBANK/X81929 GENBANK/X81930 GENBANK/X81931 GENBANK/X81932 GENBANK/X81933 GENBANK/X81934 Base Sequence Corynebacterium/+ACo-classification/genetics DNA, Bacterial/+ACo-chemistry DNA, Ribosomal/+ACo-chemistry Molecular Sequence Data Phylogeny
Remarks: We determined almost complete small-subunit ribosomal DNA sequences of 50 reference strains belonging to the genera Corynebacterium, Rhodococcus, and Gordona and compared these sequences with previously published sequences. Three phylogenetic methods (the neighbor-joining, maximum-likelihood, and maximum-parsimony methods), as well as a bootstrap analysis, were used to assess the robustness of each topology which we obtained. The results of comparative phylogenetic analyses confirmed that the genera Corynebacterium, Dietzia, Gordona, Mycobacterium, Nocardia, Tsukamurella, and Turicella form a monophyletic taxon within the phylum containing the high-Gcontent gram-positive bacteria. The genus Corynebacterium appeared to be a monophyletic unit whose members could be divided into four major clusters. The validity of the genus Turicella is doubtful since members of this genus clearly belong to the genus Corynebacterium. The variability of chemotaxonomic characteristics within the genus Corynebacterium suggests that small-subunit ribosomal DNA sequence analysis is probably the most straightforward method for confirming that a bacterium belongs to this genus.
URL: 7547293
Ref #: 12499
Author(s): Ruimy,R.;Riegel,P.;Boiron,P.;Monteil,H.;Christen,R.
Journal: Int J Syst Bacteriol
Title: Phylogeny of the genus Corynebacterium deduced from analyses of small-subunit ribosomal DNA sequences
Volume: 45
Page(s): 740-6
Year: 1995
Keyword(s): GENBANK/X81904 GENBANK/X81905 GENBANK/X81906 GENBANK/X81907 GENBANK/X81908 GENBANK/X81909 GENBANK/X81910 GENBANK/X81912 GENBANK/X81913 GENBANK/X81914 GENBANK/X81915 GENBANK/X81916 GENBANK/X81917 GENBANK/X81918 GENBANK/X81919 GENBANK/X81920 GENBANK/X81921 GENBANK/X81922 GENBANK/X81923 GENBANK/X81924 GENBANK/X81925 GENBANK/X81926 GENBANK/X81927 GENBANK/X81928 GENBANK/X81929 GENBANK/X81930 GENBANK/X81931 GENBANK/X81932 GENBANK/X81933 GENBANK/X81934 Base Sequence Corynebacterium/+ACo-classification/genetics DNA, Bacterial/+ACo-chemistry DNA, Ribosomal/+ACo-chemistry Molecular Sequence Data Phylogeny
Remarks: We determined almost complete small-subunit ribosomal DNA sequences of 50 reference strains belonging to the genera Corynebacterium, Rhodococcus, and Gordona and compared these sequences with previously published sequences. Three phylogenetic methods (the neighbor-joining, maximum-likelihood, and maximum-parsimony methods), as well as a bootstrap analysis, were used to assess the robustness of each topology which we obtained. The results of comparative phylogenetic analyses confirmed that the genera Corynebacterium, Dietzia, Gordona, Mycobacterium, Nocardia, Tsukamurella, and Turicella form a monophyletic taxon within the phylum containing the high-Gcontent gram-positive bacteria. The genus Corynebacterium appeared to be a monophyletic unit whose members could be divided into four major clusters. The validity of the genus Turicella is doubtful since members of this genus clearly belong to the genus Corynebacterium. The variability of chemotaxonomic characteristics within the genus Corynebacterium suggests that small-subunit ribosomal DNA sequence analysis is probably the most straightforward method for confirming that a bacterium belongs to this genus.
URL: 96016727
Ref #: 1300
Author(s): Skerman,V.B.D.;McGowan,V.;Sneath,P.H.A.(ed)
Journal: Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.
Title: Approved Lists of Bacterial Names.
Volume: 30
Page(s): 225-420
Year: 1980
Ref #: 1305
Author(s): Suzuki,K.;Kaneko,T.;Komagata,K.
Journal: Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.
Title: Deoxyribonucleic acid homologies among coryneform bacteria.
Volume: 31
Page(s): 131-138
Year: 1981
Ref #: 1306
Author(s): Collins,M.D.;Goodfellow,M.;Minnikin,D.E.
Journal: J. Gen. Microbiol.
Title: Isoprenoid quinones in the classification of coryneform bacteria.
Volume: 110
Page(s): 127-136
Year: 1979
Ref #: 346
Author(s): Schleifer,K.H.;Kandler,O.
Journal: Bacteriol. Rev.
Title: Peptidoglycan types of bacterial cell walls and their taxonomic implications.
Volume: 36
Page(s): 407-477
Year: 1972
Ref #: 419
Author(s): Yamada,K.;Komagata,K.
Journal: J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol.
Title: Taxonomic studies on coryneform bacteria. III. DNA base composition of coryneform bacteria.
Volume: 16
Page(s): 215-244
Year: 1970
Data: Type strain / ATCC in 1969 / F. S. Orcutt / Production of di-enes, U. S. Pat. 2, 837, 464
Accession Date: 01/01/1969
History: ATCC RECEIVED IT FROM ORCUTT F S
Authority: (Morse 1912) Eberson 1918 (AL)
Depositor: ATCC
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S956 (Corynebacterium hoagii (Morse 1912) Eberson 1918) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
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