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Bacteria Collection: Actinomyces denticolens

NCTC Number: NCTC 11490
Current Name: Actinomyces denticolens
Original Strain Reference: Sn8/4303
Other Collection No: ATCC 43322; DSM 20671; SN8/4303
Previous Catalogue Name: Actinomyces denticolens
Type Strain: Yes
Family: Actinomycetaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Fastidious anaerobe agar, 48 hours, 37°C, anaerobic
Conditions for growth on liquid media: blood agar,37, facultative anaerobe
Isolated From: mammal, cow dental plaque
Whole Genome Sequence:
16S rRNA Gene Sequence: >gb|X80412|NCTC 11490|A.denticolens 16S rDNA.| tgcttaacacatgca...
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Ref #: 12011
Author(s): Ramos,C.P.;Foster,G.;Collins,M.D.
Journal: Int J Syst Bacteriol
Title: Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Actinomyces based on 16S rRNA gene sequences: description of Arcanobacterium phocae sp. nov., Arcanobacterium bernardiae comb. nov., and Arcanobacterium pyogenes comb. nov
Volume: 47
Page(s): 46-53
Year: 1997
Keyword(s): GENBANK/X79225 GENBANK/X80411 GENBANK/X80412 GENBANK/X80413 GENBANK/X80414 GENBANK/X81061 GENBANK/X81062 GENBANK/X81063 GENBANK/X82448 GENBANK/X82449 GENBANK/X82450 GENBANK/X82451 GENBANK/X82452 GENBANK/X82453 GENBANK/X97049 Actinomycetaceae/*classification/*genetics Bacteriological Techniques Culture Media/metabolism DNA, Bacterial/*analysis Molecular Sequence Data Phylogeny RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/*genetics Sequence Homology, Nucleic Acid Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Remarks: A systematic phylogenetic analysis of the genus Actinomyces was performed. The 16S rRNA gene sequences of 13 Actinomyces species, an unnamed Actinomyces strain (ATCC 49338), and an Actinomyces-like isolate from sea mammals were determined. Comparative sequence analysis with closely related taxa revealed phylogenetic diversity and internal structure within the genus Actinomyces. In addition, some members of other genera (viz., the genera Arcanobacterium, Mobiluncus, and Rothia) were shown to be phylogenetically intermixed with the Actinomyces species. It was evident from both distance and tree topology considerations that the genus Actinomyces is in urgent need of taxonomic revision and requires subdivision into several genera. Based on the results of the present study it is proposed that Actinomyces bernardiae and Actinomyces pyogenes be assigned to the genus Arcanobacterium as Arcanobacterium bernardiae comb. nov. and Arcanobacterium pyogenes comb. nov., respectively. In addition, a new species, Arcanobacterium phocae, is proposed for Actinomyces-like bacteria isolated from seals.
URL: 97148975
Ref #: 2792
Journal: Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.
Title: Validation of the publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. List No. 16.
Volume: 34
Page(s): 503-504
Year: 1984
Ref #: 2835
Author(s): Dent,V.E.;Williams,R.A.D.
Journal: J. Appl. Bacteriol.
Title: Actinomyces denticolens Dent & Williams sp. nov.: a new species from dental plaque of cattle.
Volume: 56
Page(s): 183-192
Year: 1984
Ref #: 2836
Author(s): Dent,V.E.;Williams,R.A.D.
Journal: Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.
Title: Deoxyribonucleic acid reassociation between Actinomyces denticolens and other Actinomyces species from dental plaque.
Volume: 34
Page(s): 501-502
Year: 1984
Data: Type strain / R. A. D. Williams, London Hospital in 1982 / Cow, dental plaque / Dent, V. E. & Williams, R. A. D. (1984) J. appl. Bact. 56, 183
Accession Date: 01/01/1982
Authority: Dent and Williams 1984 (ALI)
Depositor: WILLIAMS R A D
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S131 (Actinomyces denticolens Dent and Williams 1984) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
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