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Bacteria Collection: Phocoenobacter uteri

NCTC Number: NCTC 12872
Current Name: Phocoenobacter uteri
Other Collection No: M1063U/93
Type Strain: Yes
Family: Pasteurellaceae
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Columbia blood agar, 48 hours, 37°C, requires carbon dioxide
Whole Genome Sequence:
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Ref #: 50372
Author(s): Angen,O.;Ahrens,P.;Kuhnert,P.;Christensen,H.;Mutters,R.
Journal: Int J Syst Evol Microbiol
Title: Proposal of Histophilus somni gen. nov., sp. nov. for the three species incertae sedis 'Haemophilus somnus', 'Haemophilus agni' and 'Histophilus ovis'
Volume: 53
Page(s): 1449-56
Year: 2003
Keyword(s): GENBANK/AF549387 GENBANK/AF549388 GENBANK/AF549389 GENBANK/AF549390 GENBANK/AF549391 GENBANK/AF549392 GENBANK/AF549393 GENBANK/AF549394 GENBANK/AF549395 GENBANK/AF549396 GENBANK/AF549397 GENBANK/AF549398 GENBANK/AF549399 GENBANK/AF549400 GENBANK/AF549401 GENBANK/AF549402 GENBANK/AF549403 GENBANK/AF549404 GENBANK/AF549405 GENBANK/AY170207 GENBANK/AY170208 GENBANK/AY170209 GENBANK/AY170210 GENBANK/AY170211 GENBANK/AY170212 GENBANK/AY170213 GENBANK/AY170214 GENBANK/AY170215 GENBANK/AY170216 GENBANK/AY170217 GENBANK/AY170218 GENBANK/AY170219 DNA, Bacterial/genetics DNA, Ribosomal/genetics DNA-Directed RNA Polymerases/genetics Genes, Bacterial Haemophilus/*classification/genetics/metabolism Molecular Sequence Data Pasteurellaceae/*classification/genetics/metabolism Phenotype Phylogeny RNA, Bacterial/genetics RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics Species Specificity
Remarks: Earlier investigations have shown that 'Haemophilus somnus', 'Haemophilus agni' and 'Histophilus ovis' represent the same species. In the present investigation, the taxonomic position of this species is explored further by sequencing the 16S rRNA and rpoB genes of strains that were investigated previously by DNA-DNA hybridization. These results clearly support the allocation of this species to a novel genus within the family PASTEURELLACEAE: The phenotypic separation of Histophilus somni gen. nov., sp. nov. from other members of the family can, for most strains, be based on capnophilia, yellowish pigmentation and indole production. However, due to phenotypic variation, the use of a species-specific PCR test based on the 16S rRNA gene is included in the species description. This is justified by the high sequence similarity of the 16S rRNA gene within the species and the fact that the highest sequence similarity to any other taxon within the family is 93.4 %. The type strain, 8025(T)=ATCC 43625(T)=CCUG 36157(T), was isolated in the USA from a bovine brain with lesions of thromboembolic meningoencephalitis.
URL: 13130032
Accession Date: 14/06/2007
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S6641 (Phocoenobacter uteri foster et al. 2000) - Date of change: 31/05/2007
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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