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Genus Atopobium

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 6
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Atopobium Collins and Wallbanks 1993, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Atopobium minutum (Hauduroy et al. 1937) Collins and Wallbanks 1993.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 44. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 188-189.
Effective publication: COLLINS (M.D.) and WALLBANKS (S.): Comparative sequence analyses of the 16S rRNA genes of Lactobacillus minutus, Lactobacillus rimae and Streptococcus parvulus: proposal for the creation of a new genus Atopobium. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 1992, 95, 235-240.
Validation List no. 44 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Atopobium Collins and Wallbanks 1993 emend. Cools et al. 2014.
Reference: COOLS, P., OYAERT, M., VANEECHOUTTE, M., DE LAERE, E. and VERVAEKE, S. 2014. Atopobium deltae sp. nov., isolated from the blood of a patient with Fournier’s gangrene. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3140-3145.
Original article.

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Atopobium deltae Cools et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HHRM1715=LMG 27987=CCUG 65171.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF537630.
Etymology: N.L. fem. gen. n. deltae, of Delta, referring to the Delta Hospital in Roeselare, Belgium, the hospital where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Clinical.
Valid publication: COOLS, P., OYAERT, M., VANEECHOUTTE, M., DE LAERE, E. and VERVAEKE, S. 2014. Atopobium deltae sp. nov., isolated from the blood of a patient with Fournier’s gangrene. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3140-3145.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Atopobium fossor (Bailey and Love 1986) Kageyama et al. 1999, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 43386= CIP 106638 = JCM 9981 = NCTC 11919 = VPB 2127.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L34620.
Basonym: ¤ Eubacterium fossor Bailey and Love 1986.
Etymology: L. n. fossor, a digger, delver.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 71. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1325-1326.
Effective publication: KAGEYAMA (A.), BENNO (Y.) and NAKASE (T.): Phylogenic and phenotypic evidence for the transfer of Eubacterium fossor to the genus Atopobium as Atopobium fossor comb. nov. Microbiol. Immunol., 1999, 43, 389-395.
Validation List no. 71 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Atopobium minutum (Hauduroy et al. 1937) Collins and Wallbanks 1993, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 33267= CCUG 31167 = DSM 20586 = JCM 1118 = LMG 9439 = NCIMB 702751 (formerly NCFB 2751) = VPI 9428.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X67148.
Basonym: ¤ Lactobacillus minutus (Hauduroy et al. 1937) Moore and Holdeman 1972 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Olsen et al. 1991.
Other synonyms: "Bacteroides minutum" (sic) Hauduroy et al. 1937, "Eubacterium minutum" (Hauduroy et al. 1937) Prévot 1938.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. minutum, little, small.
Reference: Validation List no. 44. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 188-189.
Effective publication: COLLINS (M.D.) and WALLBANKS (S.): Comparative sequence analyses of the 16S rRNA genes of Lactobacillus minutus, Lactobacillus rimae and Streptococcus parvulus: proposal for the creation of a new genus Atopobium. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 1992, 95, 235-240.
Validation List no. 44 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: In Validation List no. 44, the basonym of Atopobium minutum is erroneously cited as Lactobacillus minutum (sic).
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.) and KUDO (T.): Corrigenda to the Validation Lists. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1933-1938.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Atopobium parvulum (Weinberg et al. 1937) Collins and Wallbanks 1993, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IPP 1246 = ATCC 33793= CCUG 32760 = CIP 102970 = DSM 20469 = JCM 10300 = VPI 0546.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF292372, CP001721 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Peptostreptococcus parvulus (Weinberg et al. 1937) Smith 1957 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: ¤ Streptococcus parvulus (Weinberg et al. 1937) Cato 1983, "Streptococcus parvulus" Weinberg et al. 1937, not "Streptococcus parvulus" Levinthal 1928.
Etymology: L. neut. dim. adj. parvulum, very small.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 44. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 188-189.
Effective publication: COLLINS (M.D.) and WALLBANKS (S.): Comparative sequence analyses of the 16S rRNA genes of Lactobacillus minutus, Lactobacillus rimae and Streptococcus parvulus: proposal for the creation of a new genus Atopobium. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 1992, 95, 235-240.
Validation List no. 44 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Atopobium rimae (Olsen et al. 1991) Collins and Wallbanks 1993, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 49626= CCUG 31168 = DSM 7090 = IFO (now NBRC) 15546 = JCM 10299 = LMG 11476 = VPI D140H-11A.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF292371.
Basonym: ¤ Lactobacillus rimae Olsen et al. 1991.
Etymology: L. gen. n. rimae, of a fissure, here pertaining to the gingival crevice.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 44. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 188-189.
Effective publication: COLLINS (M.D.) and WALLBANKS (S.): Comparative sequence analyses of the 16S rRNA genes of Lactobacillus minutus, Lactobacillus rimae and Streptococcus parvulus: proposal for the creation of a new genus Atopobium. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 1992, 95, 235-240.
Validation List no. 44 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Atopobium vaginae Rodriguez Jovita et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC BAA-55 = CCUG 38953 = CIP 106431.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y17195.
Reference: RODRIGUEZ JOVITA (M.), COLLINS (M.D.), SJÖDÉN (B.) and FALSEN (E.): Characterization of a novel Atopobium isolate from the human vagina: description of Atopobium vaginae sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1573-1576.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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