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Bacteria Collection: Staphylococcus hominis subsp. hominis

NCTC Number: NCTC 11320
Current Name: Staphylococcus hominis subsp. hominis
Original Strain Reference: ATCC 27844
Other Collection No: ATCC 27844
Previous Catalogue Name: Staphylococcus hominis subsp. Hominis
Type Strain: Yes
Family: Staphylococcaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, aerobic
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
Isolated From: human, human skin
Whole Genome Sequence:
Annotated Genome:
16S rRNA Gene Sequence: >gb|Z26905|ATCC 27844|S.hominis gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.| ctcaggatgaacgct...
Bibliography: KLOOS W E & SCHLEIFER K H 1972 INT J SYST BACT 25 63 69
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Ref #: 80948
Author(s): Drancourt,M.;Raoult,D.
Journal: J Clin Microbiol
Title: rpoB gene sequence-based identification of Staphylococcus species
Volume: 40
Page(s): 1333-8
Year: 2002
Keyword(s): *Bacterial Typing Techniques DNA-Directed RNA Polymerases/*genetics Databases, Factual Molecular Sequence Data Phylogeny Polymerase Chain Reaction *Sequence Analysis, DNA Staphylococcus/*classification/genetics
Remarks: The complete sequence of rpoB, the gene encoding the beta subunit of RNA polymerase was determined for Staphylococcus saccharolyticus, Staphylococcus lugdunensis, S taphylococcus caprae, and Staphylococcus intermedius and partial sequences were obtained for an additional 27 Staphylococcus species. The complete rpoB sequences varied in length from 3,452 to 3,845 bp and had a 36.8 to 39.2% GC content. The partial sequences had 71.6 to 93.6% interspecies homology and exhibited a 0.08 to 0.8% intraspecific divergence. With a few exceptions, the phylogenetic relationships inferred from the partial rpoB sequences were in agreement with those previously derived from DNA-DNA hybridization studies and analyses of 16S ribosomal DNA gene sequences and partial HSP60 gene sequences. The staphylococcal rpoB sequence database we established enabled us to develop a molecular method for identifying Staphylococcus isolates by PCR followed by direct sequencing of the 751-bp amplicon. In blind tests, this method correctly identified 10 Staphylococcus isolates, and no positive results were obtained with 10 non-Staphylococcus gram-positive and gram-negative bacterial isolates. We propose partial sequencing of the rpoB gene as a new tool for the accurate identification of Staphylococcus isolates.
URL: 11923353
Data: Type strain / ATCC in 1979 / W. E. Kloos / Human skin / Kloos, W. E. & Schliefer, K. H. (1975) Int. J. syst. Bact. 25, 63-69
Accession Date: 01/01/1979
Authority: Kloos and Schleifer 1975 emend. Kloos et al. 1998
Depositor: ATCC
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S2788 (Staphylococcus hominis subsp. hominis Kloos and Schleifer 1975 emend. Kloos et al. 1998) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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