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Bacteria Collection: Corynebacterium minutissimum

NCTC Number: NCTC 10288
Current Name: Corynebacterium minutissimum
Original Strain Reference: Barton
Other Collection No: ATCC 23348; BARTON; DSM 20651
Previous Catalogue Name: Corynebacterium minutissimum
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: Columbia blood agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, aerobic
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
Isolated From: human, case of erythrasma
Whole Genome Sequence: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/ena/data/view/ERS1201842
16S rRNA Gene Sequence: >gb|X82064|NCTC 10288T|C.minutissimum 16S ribosomal DNA.| acgaacgctggcggc... >gb|X84679|NCTC 10288|C.minutissimum 16S rRNA gene (clone 2).| tgcttgcactggtac... >gb|X84678|NCTC 10288|C.minutissimum 16S rRNA gene (clone 1).| tgcttgcactggtac... >gb|X84679|NCTC 10288|Corynebacterium minutissimum 16S rRNA gene, strain NCTC 10288,clone 2.| tgcttgcactggtac... >gb|X84678|NCTC 10288|Corynebacterium minutissimum 16S rRNA gene, strain NCTC 10288,clone 1.| tgcttgcactggtac...
Bibliography: SARKANY ET AL 1961 ARCH DERM 85 578;SARKANY I ET AL 1961 J AM MED ASS 177
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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 #: 38920
Author(s): Pascual,C.;Lawson,P.A.;Farrow,J.A.;Gimenez,M.N.;Collins,M.D.
Journal: Int J Syst Bacteriol
Title: Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Corynebacterium based on 16S rRNA gene sequences
Volume: 45
Page(s): 724-8
Year: 1995
Keyword(s): GENBANK/X81871 GENBANK/X81872 GENBANK/X81874 GENBANK/X84240 GENBANK/X84241 GENBANK/X84244 GENBANK/X84245 GENBANK/X84246 GENBANK/X84247 GENBANK/X84248 GENBANK/X84249 GENBANK/X84250 GENBANK/X84251 GENBANK/X84252 GENBANK/X84253 GENBANK/X84255 GENBANK/X84256 GENBANK/X84257 GENBANK/X84258 GENBANK/X84437 GENBANK/X84438 GENBANK/X84439 GENBANK/X84440 GENBANK/X84441 GENBANK/X84442 GENBANK/X84443 GENBANK/X84444 GENBANK/X84446 GENBANK/X84678 GENBANK/X84679 Base Sequence Corynebacterium/*classification/genetics DNA, Ribosomal/*chemistry Molecular Sequence Data Phylogeny RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/*genetics
Remarks: The 16S rRNA gene sequences of 30 strains representing 23 validated Corynebacterium species and 7 currently non-valid Corynebacterium species were determined. These sequences were aligned with the sequences of other Corynebacterium species and related actinomycete taxa. A comparative sequence analysis revealed that there is considerable phylogenetic depth and internal structure in the genus Corynebacterium. Turicella otitidis and the amycolate species Corynebacterium amycolatum were located at the periphery of the genus Corynebacterium. It was evident that the species of the genus Corynebacterium form a monophyletic association and, together with other chemotype IV and mycolic acid-containing taxa (including the genera Dietzia, Gordona, Mycobacterium, Nocardia, Rhodococcus, and Tsukamurella), form a natural suprageneric group.
URL: 7547291
Ref #: 12500
Author(s): Pascual,C.;Lawson,P.A.;Farrow,J.A.;Gimenez,M.N.;Collins,M.D.
Journal: Int J Syst Bacteriol
Title: Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Corynebacterium based on 16S rRNA gene sequences
Volume: 45
Page(s): 724-8
Year: 1995
Keyword(s): GENBANK/X81871 GENBANK/X81872 GENBANK/X81874 GENBANK/X84240 GENBANK/X84241 GENBANK/X84244 GENBANK/X84245 GENBANK/X84246 GENBANK/X84247 GENBANK/X84248 GENBANK/X84249 GENBANK/X84250 GENBANK/X84251 GENBANK/X84252 GENBANK/X84253 GENBANK/X84255 GENBANK/X84256 GENBANK/X84257 GENBANK/X84258 GENBANK/X84437 GENBANK/X84438 GENBANK/X84439 GENBANK/X84440 GENBANK/X84441 GENBANK/X84442 GENBANK/X84443 GENBANK/X84444 GENBANK/X84446 GENBANK/X84678 GENBANK/X84679 Base Sequence Corynebacterium/*classification/genetics DNA, Ribosomal/*chemistry Molecular Sequence Data Phylogeny RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/*genetics Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Remarks: The 16S rRNA gene sequences of 30 strains representing 23 validated Corynebacterium species and 7 currently non-valid Corynebacterium species were determined. These sequences were aligned with the sequences of other Corynebacterium species and related actinomycete taxa. A comparative sequence analysis revealed that there is considerable phylogenetic depth and internal structure in the genus Corynebacterium. Turicella otitidis and the amycolate species Corynebacterium amycolatum were located at the periphery of the genus Corynebacterium. It was evident that the species of the genus Corynebacterium form a monophyletic association and, together with other chemotype IV and mycolic acid-containing taxa (including the genera Dietzia, Gordona, Mycobacterium, Nocardia, Rhodococcus, and Tsukamurella), form a natural suprageneric group.
URL: 96016725
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 #: 2691
Author(s): Collins,M.D.;Jones,D.
Journal: Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.
Title: Corynebacterium minutissimum sp. nov., nom. rev.
Volume: 33
Page(s): 870-871
Year: 1983
Data: (ATCC 23348) Type strain / I. Sarkany, London in 1962 / Erythrasma / Sarkany, I. et al. (1961) J. Am. med. Ass. 177, 130 / Sarkany, I. et al. (1961) J. invest. Derm. 37, 283 / Sarkany, I. et al. (1961) Archs. Derm. 85, 578 / Sarkany, I. et al. (1962) Lancet, ii, 304
Accession Date: 01/01/1962
History: ISOLATED BY SARKANY I,ROYAL FREE HOSPITAL,GRAYS INN ROAD PRE:FR
Authority: Collins and Jones 1983
Depositor: SARKANY I
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S965 (Corynebacterium minutissimum Collins and Jones 1983 emend. Yassin et al. 2002) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
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