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Bacteria Collection: Shewanella putrefaciens

NCTC Number: NCTC 12960
Current Name: Shewanella putrefaciens
Other Collection No: ATCC 8071; CCUG 13452; NCIB 10471
Type Strain: Yes
Family: Shewanellaceae
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Miscellaneous Sequence Data: >gb|AF005669 Z95854|ATCC 8071|Shewanella putrefaciens DNA gyrase beta-subunit (gyrB) gene,partial cds.| gaagtcatcatgacc...
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Ref #: 79496
Author(s): Venkateswaran,K.;Moser,D.P.;Dollhopf,M.E.;Lies,D.P.;Saffarini,D.A.;MacGregor,B.J.;Ringelberg,D.B.;White,D.C.;Nishijima,M.;Sano,H.;Burghardt,J.;Stackebrandt,E.;Nealson,K.H.
Journal: Int J Syst Bacteriol
Title: Polyphasic taxonomy of the genus Shewanella and description of Shewanella oneidensis sp. nov
Volume: 49 Pt 2
Page(s): 705-24
Year: 1999
Keyword(s): GENBANK/AF005096 GENBANK/AF005669 GENBANK/AF005670 GENBANK/AF005671 GENBANK/AF005672 GENBANK/AF005676 GENBANK/AF005677 GENBANK/AF005678 GENBANK/AF005679 GENBANK/AF005680 GENBANK/AF005684 GENBANK/AF005686 GENBANK/AF005687 GENBANK/AF005688 GENBANK/AF005689 GENBANK/AF005690 GENBANK/AF005691 GENBANK/AF005693 GENBANK/AF005694 GENBANK/AF005695 GENBANK/AF005697 GENBANK/AF005698 GENBANK/AF014945 GENBANK/AF014946 GENBANK/AF014947 GENBANK/AF014949 GENBANK/AF039058 GENBANK/AF039059 GENBANK/AF039060 GENBANK/AF039061 etc. Animals Benzoquinones/analysis DNA Gyrase DNA Topoisomerases, Type II/genetics DNA, Bacterial/chemistry/genetics DNA, Ribosomal/chemistry/genetics Environmental Microbiology Fatty Acids/analysis Genes, rRNA Genotype Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections/*microbiology Gram-Negative Facultatively Anaerobic Rods/*classification/cytology/genetics/physiology Humans Molecular Sequence Data Phenotype *Phylogeny RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics Sequence Analysis, DNA Species Specificity
Remarks: The genus Shewanella has been studied since 1931 with regard to a variety of topics of relevance to both applied and environmental microbiology. Recent years have seen the introduction of a large number of new Shewanella-like isolates, necessitating a coordinated review of the genus. In this work, the phylogenetic relationships among known shewanellae were examined using a battery of morphological, physiological, molecular and chemotaxonomic characterizations. This polyphasic taxonomy takes into account all available phenotypic and genotypic data and integrates them into a consensus classification. Based on information generated from this study and obtained from the literature, a scheme for the identification of Shewanella species has been compiled. Key phenotypic characteristics were sulfur reduction and halophilicity. Fatty acid and quinone profiling were used to impart an additional layer of information. Molecular characterizations employing small-subunit 16S rDNA sequences were at the limits of resolution for the differentiation of species in some cases. As a result, DNA-DNA hybridization and sequence analyses of a more rapidly evolving molecule (gyrB gene) were performed. Species-specific PCR probes were designed for the gyrB gene and used for the rapid screening of closely related strains. With this polyphasic approach, in addition to the ten described Shewanella species, two new species, Shewanella oneidensis and 'Shewanella pealeana', were recognized; Shewanella oneidensis sp. nov. is described here for the first time.
URL: 10319494
Accession Date: 14/06/2007
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S2711 (Shewanella putrefaciens (lee et al. 1981) macdonell and colwell 1986) - Date of change: 31/05/2007
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