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Bacteria Collection: Kocuria varians

NCTC Number: NCTC 7564
Current Name: Kocuria varians
Original Strain Reference: G 33
Other Collection No: ATCC 15306; CCM 884; DSM 20033; G 33; GROUP III A; NCDO 777
Previous Catalogue Name: Micrococcus varians
Type Strain: Yes
Family: Micrococcaceae
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: nutrient agar,
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,
16S rRNA Gene Sequence: >gb|AF542074|ATCC 15306|Kocuria varians 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.| cgctgaagcttggtg... >gb|X87754|DSM 20033|M.varians 16S rRNA gene.| gatcctgctggcggc...
Bibliography: SHAW C ET AL 1951 J GEN MICROBIOL 5 5; ABD-EL-MALEK Y & GIBSON T 1948 J
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Ref #: 40976
Author(s): Stackebrandt,E.;Koch,C.;Gvozdiak,O.;Schumann,P.
Journal: Int J Syst Bacteriol
Title: Taxonomic dissection of the genus Micrococcus: Kocuria gen. nov., Nesterenkonia gen. nov., Kytococcus gen. nov., Dermacoccus gen. nov., and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend
Volume: 45
Page(s): 682-92
Year: 1995
Keyword(s): GENBANK/X87754 GENBANK/X87755 GENBANK/X87756 GENBANK/X87757 GENBANK/X87758 Base Sequence DNA, Ribosomal/chemistry Fatty Acids/analysis Micrococcus/chemistry/*classification Molecular Sequence Data Peptidoglycan/analysis Phylogeny RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics Vitamin K/analysis
Remarks: The results of a phylogenetic and chemotaxonomic analysis of the genus Micrococcus indicated that it is significantly heterogeneous. Except for Micrococcus lylae, no species groups phylogenetically with the type species of the genus, Micrococcus luteus. The other members of the genus form three separate phylogenetic lines which on the basis of chemotaxonomic properties can be assigned to four genera. These genera are the genus Kocuria gen. nov. for Micrococcus roseus, Micrococcus varians, and Micrococcus kristinae, described as Kocuria rosea comb. nov., Kocuria varians comb. nov., and Kocuria kristinae comb. nov., respectively; the genus Nesterenkonia gen. nov. for Micrococcus halobius, described as Nesterenkonia halobia comb. nov.; the genus Nesterenkonia gen. nov. for Micrococcus halobius, described as Nesterenkonia halobia comb. nov.; the genus Dermacoccus gen. nov. for Micrococcus nishinomiyaensis, described as Dermacoccus nishinomiyaensis comb. nov.; and the genus Kytocossus gen. nov. for Micrococcus sedentarius, described as Kytococcus sedentarius comb. nov. M. luteus and M. lylae, which are closely related phylogenetically but differ in some chemotaxonomic properties, are the only species that remain in the genus Micrococcus Cohn 1872. An emended description of the genus Micrococcus is given [corrected].
URL: 7547287
Ref #: 1
Author(s): Pfennig,N.;Trüper,H.G.
Journal: Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.
Title: Type and neotype strains of the species of phototrophic bacteria maintained in pure culture.
Volume: 21
Page(s): 19-24
Year: 1971
Ref #: 12566
Author(s): Stackebrandt,E.;Koch,C.;Gvozdiak,O.;Schumann,P.
Journal: Int J Syst Bacteriol
Title: Taxonomic dissection of the genus Micrococcus: Kocuria gen. nov., Nesterenkonia gen. nov., Kytococcus gen. nov., Dermacoccus gen. nov., and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend
Volume: 45
Page(s): 682-92
Year: 1995
Keyword(s): GENBANK/X87754 GENBANK/X87755 GENBANK/X87756 GENBANK/X87757 GENBANK/X87758 Base Sequence DNA, Ribosomal/chemistry Fatty Acids/analysis Micrococcus/chemistry/*classification Molecular Sequence Data Peptidoglycan/analysis Phylogeny RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics Vitamin K/analysis
Remarks: The results of a phylogenetic and chemotaxonomic analysis of the genus Micrococcus indicated that it is significantly heterogeneous. Except for Micrococcus lylae, no species groups phylogenetically with the type species of the genus, Micrococcus luteus. The other members of the genus form three separate phylogenetic lines which on the basis of chemotaxonomic properties can be assigned to four genera. These genera are the genus Kocuria gen. nov. for Micrococcus roseus, Micrococcus varians, and Micrococcus kristinae, described as Kocuria rosea comb. nov., Kocuria varians comb. nov., and Kocuria kristinae comb. nov., respectively; the genus Nesterenkonia gen. nov. for Micrococcus halobius, described as Nesterenkonia halobia comb. nov.; the genus Nesterenkonia gen. nov. for Micrococcus halobius, described as Nesterenkonia halobia comb. nov.; the genus Dermacoccus gen. nov. for Micrococcus nishinomiyaensis, described as Dermacoccus nishinomiyaensis comb. nov.; and the genus Kytocossus gen. nov. for Micrococcus sedentarius, described as Kytococcus sedentarius comb. nov. M. luteus and M. lylae, which are closely related phylogenetically but differ in some chemotaxonomic properties, are the only species that remain in the genus Micrococcus Cohn 1872. An emended description of the genus Micrococcus is given [corrected].
URL: 96016721
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 #: 1335
Author(s): Schleifer,K.H.;Heise,W.;Meyer,S.A.
Journal: FEMS Microbiol. Lett.
Title: Deoxyribonucleic acid hybridization studies among some micrococci.
Volume: 6
Page(s): 33-36
Year: 1979
Ref #: 492
Author(s): Schleifer,K.H.;Kandler,O.
Journal: J. Bacteriol.
Title: Amino acid sequence of the murein of Planococcus and other Micrococcaceae.
Volume: 103
Page(s): 387-392
Year: 1970
Ref #: 499
Author(s): Silvestri,L.G.;Hill,L.R.
Journal: J. Bacteriol.
Title: Agreement between deoxyribonucleic acid base composition and taxometric classification of Gram-positive cocci.
Volume: 90
Page(s): 136-140
Year: 1965
Ref #: 6189
Author(s): Stackebrandt,E.;Koch,C.;Gvozdiak,O.;Schumann,P.
Journal: Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.
Title: Taxonomic dissection of the genus Micrococcus: Kocuria gen. nov., Nesterenkonia gen. nov., Kytococcus gen. nov., Dermacoccus gen. nov., and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend.
Volume: 45
Page(s): 682-692
Year: 1995
Data: (ATCC 15306) Type strain / T. Gibson, Edinburgh in 1948 / Group III A / Abd-el-Malek, Y. & Gibson, T. (1948) J. Dairy Res. 15, 249 / Shaw, C. et al. (1951) J. gen. Microbiol. 5, 1010
Accession Date: 01/01/1948
History: GIBSON T, EDINBURGH
Authority: (Migula 1900) Stackebrandt et al. 1995
Depositor: GIBSON T
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S1865 (Micrococcus varians) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
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