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Genus Porphyromonas

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: 20
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).


 

Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Porphyromonadaceae Krieg 2012).
Type species: ¤ Porphyromonas asaccharolytica (Holdeman and Moore 1970) Shah and Collins 1988.
Etymology: Gr. adj. porphureos, purple; Gr. fem. n. monas, monad, unit; N.L. fem. n. Porphyromonas, porphyrin unit (cell).
Valid publication: SHAH (H.N.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Proposal for reclassification of Bacteroides asaccharolyticus, Bacteroides gingivalis, and Bacteroides endodontalis in a new genus, Porphyromonas. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 128-131.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988 emend. Willems and Collins 1995.
Reference: WILLEMS (A.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Reclassification of Oribaculum catoniae (Moore and Moore 1994) as Porphyromonas catoniae comb. nov. and emendation of the genus Porphyromonas. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 578-581.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Willems and Collins 1995, Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Oribaculum Moore and Moore 1994.
Reference: WILLEMS (A.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Reclassification of Oribaculum catoniae (Moore and Moore 1994) as Porphyromonas catoniae comb. nov. and emendation of the genus Porphyromonas. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 578-581.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988 emend. Willems and Collins 1995 emend. Wagener et al. 2014.
Reference: WAGENER, K., DRILLICH, M., BAUMGARDT, S., KÄMPFER, P., BUSSE, H.-J. and EHLING-SCHULZ, M. 2014. Falsiporphyromonas endometrii gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the post-partum bovine uterus, and emended description of the genus Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 642-649.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988 emend. Willems and Collins 1995 emend. Wagener et al. 2014 emend. Kawamura et al. 2015.
Reference: Kawamura, Y., Kuwabara, S., Kania, S.A., Kato, H., Hamagishi, M., Fujiwara, N., Sato, T., Tomida, J., Tanaka, K., Bemis, D.A. 2015. Porphyromonas pogonae sp. nov., an anaerobic but low concentration oxygen adapted coccobacillus isolated from lizards (Pogona vitticeps) or human clinical specimens, and emended description of the genus Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 38, 104-109..
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Porphyromonas asaccharolytica (Holdeman and Moore 1970) Shah and Collins 1988, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 25260= CCUG 7834 = DSM 20707 = JCM 6326 = LMG 13178.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L16490, CP002689 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Bacteroides asaccharolyticus (Holdeman and Moore 1970) Finegold and Barnes 1977 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Bacteroides melaninogenicus subsp. asaccharolyticus" Holdeman and Moore 1970.
Etymology: Gr. pref. a, not; Gr. n. sakchâr, sugar; N.L. fem. adj. lytica (from Gr. fem. adj. lutikê), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. fem. adj. asaccharolytica, not digesting sugar.
Valid publication: SHAH (H.N.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Proposal for reclassification of Bacteroides asaccharolyticus, Bacteroides gingivalis, and Bacteroides endodontalis in a new genus, Porphyromonas. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 128-131.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Porphyromonas bennonis Summanen et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WAL 1926C = ATCC BAA-1629 = CCUG 55979 = JCM 16335.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU414673.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. bennonis, of Benno, in honour of the contemporary Japanese microbiologist Yoshimi Benno, who has contributed significantly to our knowledge of anaerobic bacteria.
Valid publication: SUMMANEN (P.H.), LAWSON (P.A.) and FINEGOLD (S.M.): Porphyromonas bennonis sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1727-1732.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Porphyromonas cangingivalis Collins et al. 1994, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 700135= CCUG 47700 = JCM 15983 = NCTC 12856 = VPB 4874.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X76259.
Etymology: L. n. canis, dog; L. n. gingiva, gum; L. fem. suff. -alis, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. cangingivalis, pertaining to the gums of dogs.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), LOVE (D.N.), KARJALAINEN (J.), KANERVO (A.), FORSBLOM (B.), WILLEMS (A.), STUBBS (S.), SARKIALA (E.), BAILEY (G.D.), WIGNEY (D.I.) and JOUSIMIES-SOMER (H.): Phylogenetic analysis of members of the genus Porphyromonas and description of Porphyromonas cangingivalis sp. nov. and Porphyromonas cansulci sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 674-679.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Porphyromonas canoris Love et al. 1994, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCUG 36550 = CIP 104881 = JCM 16132 = NCTC 12835 = VPB 4878.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB525416.
Etymology: L. n. canis, dog; L. n. os oris, the mouth; N.L. gen. n. canoris, of a dog’s mouth.
Valid publication: LOVE (D.N.), KARJALAINEN (J.), KANERVO (A.), FORSBLOM (B.), SARKIALA (E.), BAILEY (G.D.), WIGNEY (D.I.) and JOUSIMIES-SOMER (H.): Porphyromonas canoris sp. nov., an asaccharolytic, black-pigmented species from the gingival sulcus of dogs. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 204-208.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The type strains JCM 11138 (strain cited in the paper by  Love et al. 1994) and NCTC 12835 are not available.
Reference: FALSEN (E.): Personal communication (October 14, 2008).

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Porphyromonas cansulci Collins et al. 1994, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCUG 47702 = JCM 13913 = NCTC 12858 = VPB 4875.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X76260.
Etymology: L. n. canis, dog; L. gen. n. sulci, of a furrow; L. gen. n. cansulci, of a dog's furrow, referring to the habitat in the mouths of dogs.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), LOVE (D.N.), KARJALAINEN (J.), KANERVO (A.), FORSBLOM (B.), WILLEMS (A.), STUBBS (S.), SARKIALA (E.), BAILEY (G.D.), WIGNEY (D.I.) and JOUSIMIES-SOMER (H.): Phylogenetic analysis of members of the genus Porphyromonas and description of Porphyromonas cangingivalis sp. nov. and Porphyromonas cansulci sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 674-679.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Porphyromonas crevioricanis Hirasawa and Takada 1994.

Note: According to Sakamoto and Ohkuma 2013, Porphyromonas cansulci Collins et al. 1994 is a later heterotypic synonym of ¤ Porphyromonas crevioricanis Hirasawa and Takada 1994.
Reference: SAKAMOTO (M.) and OHKUMA (M.): Porphyromonas crevioricanis is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Porphyromonas cansulci and has priority. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 454-457.
Original article in IJSEM Online 

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Porphyromonas catoniae (Moore and Moore 1994) Willems and Collins 1995, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 51270= CCUG 41358 = JCM 13863 = NCTC 13056 = VPI N3B-3.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X82823.
Basonym: ¤ Oribaculum catoniae Moore and Moore 1994.
Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. catoniae, of Cato, named in honor of Elizabeth P. Cato, an American microbiologist.
Valid publication: WILLEMS (A.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Reclassification of Oribaculum catoniae (Moore and Moore 1994) as Porphyromonas catoniae comb. nov. and emendation of the genus Porphyromonas. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 578-581.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Porphyromonas circumdentaria Love et al. 1992, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 51356= CCUG 41934 = JCM 13864 = NCTC 12469 = VPB 3329.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L26102.
Etymology: L. adv. and prep. circum, around, about; L. fem. adj. dentaria, pertaining to teeth; N.L. fem. adj. circumdentaria, referring to the isolation of the organism from the vicinity of the teeth.
Valid publication: LOVE (D.N.), BAILEY (G.D.), COLLINGS (S.) and BRISCOE (D.A.): Description of Porphyromonas circumdentaria sp. nov. and reassignment of Bacteroides salivosus (Love, Johnson, Jones, and Calverley 1987) as Porphyromonas (Shah and Collins 1988) salivosa comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 434-438.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Porphyromonas crevioricanis Hirasawa and Takada 1994, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NUM 402 = ATCC 55563= JCM 15906.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU233446.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. crevi (sic), of a crevice; L. gen. n. oris, of the mouth; L. gen. n. canis, of a dog; N.L. gen. n. crevioricanis, of the crevice of a dog’s mouth.
Valid publication: HIRASAWA (M.) and TAKADA (K.): Porphyromonas gingivicanis sp. nov. and Porphyromonas crevioricanis sp. nov., isolated from beagles. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 637-640.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Porphyromonas crevioricanis Hirasawa and Takada 1994 emend. Sakamoto and Ohkuma 2013.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NUM 402 = ATCC 55563= JCM 15906.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU233446.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. crevi (sic), of a crevice; L. gen. n. oris, of the mouth; L. gen. n. canis, of a dog; N.L. gen. n. crevioricanis, of the crevice of a dog’s mouth.
Reference: SAKAMOTO (M.) and OHKUMA (M.): Porphyromonas crevioricanis is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Porphyromonas cansulci and has priority. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 454-457.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: According to Sakamoto and Ohkuma 2013, Porphyromonas crevioricanis Hirasawa and Takada 1994 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Porphyromonas cansulci Collins et al. 1994.
Reference: SAKAMOTO (M.) and OHKUMA (M.): Porphyromonas crevioricanis is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Porphyromonas cansulci and has priority. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 454-457.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Porphyromonas endodontalis (van Steenbergen et al. 1984) Shah and Collins 1988, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HG370 = ATCC 35406= JCM 8526 = NCTC 13058.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY253728.
Basonym: ¤ Bacteroides endodontalis van Steenbergen et al. 1984.
Etymology: Gr. adv. endon, within; Gr. n. odous -ontos, tooth; L. fem. suff. -alis, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. endodontalis, pertaining to the inside of a tooth, within teeth.
Valid publication: SHAH (H.N.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Proposal for reclassification of Bacteroides asaccharolyticus, Bacteroides gingivalis, and Bacteroides endodontalis in a new genus, Porphyromonas. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 128-131.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Porphyromonas gingivalis (Coykendall et al. 1980) Shah and Collins 1988, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2561 = ATCC 33277= CCUG 25893 = CCUG 25928 = CIP 103683 = DSM 20709 = JCM 12257 = NCTC 11834.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB035459.
Basonym: ¤ Bacteroides gingivalis Coykendall et al. 1980.
Etymology: L. n. gingiva, gum; L. fem. suff. -alis, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. gingivalis, pertaining to the gums, gingival.
Valid publication: SHAH (H.N.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Proposal for reclassification of Bacteroides asaccharolyticus, Bacteroides gingivalis, and Bacteroides endodontalis in a new genus, Porphyromonas. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 128-131.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Porphyromonas gingivicanis Hirasawa and Takada 1994, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NUM 301 = ATCC 55562= JCM 15907.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU233445.
Etymology: L. n. gingiva, gum; L. gen. n. canis, of a dog; N.L. gen. n. gingivicanis, of the gums of a dog.
Valid publication: HIRASAWA (M.) and TAKADA (K.): Porphyromonas gingivicanis sp. nov. and Porphyromonas crevioricanis sp. nov., isolated from beagles. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 637-640.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Porphyromonas gulae Founier et al. 2001, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Loup 1 = ATCC 51700= CCUG 47701 = JCM 13865 = NCTC 13180.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF208290.
Etymology: L. n. gula, [animal] mouth; L. gen. n. gulae, of/from the animal mouth, referring to its isolation from subgingival plaque of various animal hosts.
Valid publication: FOURNIER (D.), MOUTON (C.), LAPIERRE (P.), KATO (T.), OKUDA (K.) and MÉNARD (C.): Porphyromonas gulae sp. nov., an anaerobic, Gram-negative coccobacillus from the gingival sulcus of various animal hosts. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1179-1189.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The separation of Porphyromonas gulae and ¤ Porphyromonas gingivalis into distinct species was confirmed by the 16S-23S rRNA gene internal transcribed spacer (ITS) data.
Reference: Conrads (G.), Citron (D.M.), Tyrrell (K.L.), Horz (H.P.) and Goldstein (E.J.C.): 16S-23S rRNA gene internal transcribed spacer sequences for analysis of the phylogenetic relationships among species of the genus Porphyromonas. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 607-613.
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Porphyromonas levii (Johnson and Holdeman 1983) Shah et al. 1995, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LEV = ATCC 29147= CCUG 21027 = CCUG 34320 = HAMBI 467 = JCM 13866 = NCTC 11028 = VPI 10450 = VPI 3300.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L16493.
Basonym: ¤ Bacteroides levii (ex Holdeman et al. 1977) Johnson and Holdeman 1983.
Other synonym: "Bacteroides melaninogenicus subsp. levii" Holdeman et al. 1977.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. levii, of Lev, named after Meir Lev, the American-English microbiologist, who first isolated this organism.
Valid publication: SHAH (H.N.), COLLINS (M.D.), OLSEN (I.), PASTER (B.J.) and DEWHIRST (F.E.): Reclassification of Bacteroides levii (Holdeman, Cato, and Moore) in the genus Porphyromonas, as Porphyromonas levii comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 586-588.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Porphyromonas loveana Bird et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DSM 28520=NCTC 13658=UQD444=MRK101.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: EU012300.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. loveana, in honour of the late Australian veterinary microbiologist, Daria N. Love (1946–2001), for her contribution to the field of veterinary microbiology, in particular to our knowledge of pigmented anaerobic Gram-negative rods isolated from animals.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: BIRD, P. S., TROTT, D. J., MIKKELSEN, D., MILINOVICH, G. J., HILLMAN, K. M., BURRELL, P. C. and BLACKALL, L. L. 2016. Porphyromonas loveana sp. nov., isolated from the oral cavity of Australian marsupials. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 3771-3778.
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Porphyromonas macacae (Slots and Genco 1980) Love 1995, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 7728-L6C = Slots' strain 7728-L6C = ATCC 33141= CCUG 47703 = DSM 20710 = NCTC 13100.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L16494.
Basonym: ¤ Bacteroides melaninogenicus subsp. macacae Slots and Genco 1980.
Other synonym: ¤ Bacteroides macacae (Slots and Genco 1980) Coykendall et al. 1980.
Heterotypic synonym: ¤ Porphyromonas salivosa Love et al. 1992.
Etymology: N.L. n. Macaca, genus name of the macaque; N.L. gen. n. macacae, of the macaque.
Valid publication: LOVE (D.N.): Porphyromonas macacae comb. nov., a consequence of Bacteroides macacae being a senior synonym of Porphyromonas salivosa. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 90-92.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Porphyromonas pasteri Sakamoto et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KUFDS01=JCM 30531=CCUG 66735.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LC014934.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. pasteri, of Paster, named in honour of American microbiologist Bruce J. Paster, for his contributions to oral microbiology.
Source: Human.
Valid publication: SAKAMOTO, M., LI, D., SHIBATA, Y., TAKESHITA, T., YAMASHITA, Y. and OHKUMA, M. 2015. Porphyromonas pasteri sp. nov., isolated from human saliva. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 2511-2515.
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Porphyromonas pogonae Kawamura et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PAGU 1787=MI 10-1288=ATCC BAA-2643=JCM 19732.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HM583587.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: N.L. n. pogona, the genus name for lizards of the species Pogona vitticeps; N.L. gen. n. pogonae, of Pogona vitticeps.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 164. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65 (2015), 2017-2025.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: Kawamura, Y., Kuwabara, S., Kania, S.A., Kato, H., Hamagishi, M., Fujiwara, N., Sato, T., Tomida, J., Tanaka, K., Bemis, D.A. 2015. Porphyromonas pogonae sp. nov., an anaerobic but low concentration oxygen adapted coccobacillus isolated from lizards (Pogona vitticeps) or human clinical specimens, and emended description of the genus Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 38, 104-109.
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Porphyromonas salivosa (Love et al. 1987) Love et al. 1992, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 49407= NCTC 11632 = VPB 157.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L26103.
Basonym: ¤ Bacteroides salivosus Love et al. 1987.
Etymology:   L. fem. adj. salivosa, resembling saliva, slimy.
Valid publication: LOVE (D.N.), BAILEY (G.D.), COLLINGS (S.) and BRISCOE (D.A.): Description of Porphyromonas circumdentaria sp. nov. and reassignment of Bacteroides salivosus (Love, Johnson, Jones, and Calverley 1987) as Porphyromonas (Shah and Collins 1988) salivosa comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 434-438.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Bacteroides macacae (Slots and Genco 1980) Coykendall et al. 1980.

Note: According to Love 1995, Porphyromonas salivosa (Love et al. 1987) Love et al. 1992 is a later heterotypic synonym of ¤ Bacteroides macacae (Slots and Genco 1980) Coykendall et al. 1980.
Reference: LOVE (D.N.): Porphyromonas macacae comb. nov., a consequence of Bacteroides macacae being a senior synonym of Porphyromonas salivosa. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 90-92.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Porphyromonas macacae (Slots and Genco 1980) Love 1995, comb. nov.

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Porphyromonas somerae Summanen et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WAL 6690 = ATCC BAA-1230 = CCUG 51464 = JCM 13867.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY968205.
Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. somerae, of Somer, in honor of the Finnish microbiologist Hannele Jousimies-Somer, who has contributed significantly to our knowledge of pigmented anaerobic Gram-negative rods and to the identification of clinically important anaerobic bacteria in general.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 109. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 925-927.
Effective publication: SUMMANEN (P.H.), DURMAZ (B.), VÄISÄNEN (M.L.), LIU (C.), MOLITORIS (D.), EEROLA (E.), HELANDER (I.M.) and FINEGOLD (S.M.): Porphyromonas somerae sp. nov., a pathogen isolated from humans and distinct from Porphyromonas levii. J. Clin. Microbiol., 2005, 43, 4455-4459.
Validation List no. 109 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The culture collection accession numbers ATCC BAA-1230 and CCUG 51464 have been provided on request for validation.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 109 (footnote ¶). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 925-927.
Validation List no. 109 in IJSEM Online

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Porphyromonas uenonis Finegold et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WAL 9902 = ATCC BAA-906 = CCUG 48615 = JCM 13868.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY570514.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. uenonis, of Ueno, to honor the Japanese microbiologist Kazue Ueno, who has contributed so much to our knowledge of Gram-negative anaerobic rods and anaerobic bacteriology in general.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 102. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 547-549.
Effective publication: FINEGOLD (S.M.), VAISANEN (M.L.), RAUTIO (M.), EEROLA (E.), SUMMANEN (P.), MOLITORIS (D.), SONG (Y.), LIU (C.) and JOUSIMIES-SOMER (H.): Porphyromonas uenonis sp. nov., a pathogen for humans distinct from P. asaccharolytica and P. endodontalis. J. Clin. Microbiol., 2004, 42, 5298-5301.
Validation List no. 102 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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