Genus Weissella

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Number of species cited in this file: 19
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Weissella Collins et al. 1994, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Weissella viridescens (Niven and Evans 1957) Collins et al. 1994.
Etymology: N.L. dim. fem. n. Weissella, named after Norbert Weiss, a German microbiologist known for his many research contributions to the taxonomy of the lactic acid bacteria.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 49. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 370-371. [COLLINS (M.D.), SAMELIS (J.), METAXOPOULOS (J.) and WALLBANKS (S.): Taxonomic studies on some Leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 1993, 75, 595-603.]
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Weissella Collins et al. 1994 emend. Padonou et al. 2010.
Type species: ¤ Weissella viridescens (Niven and Evans 1957) Collins et al. 1994.
Etymology: N.L. dim. fem. n. Weissella, named after Norbert Weiss, a German microbiologist known for his many research contributions to the taxonomy of the lactic acid bacteria.
Reference: PADONOU (S.W.), SCHILLINGER (U.), NIELSEN (D.S.), FRANZ (C.M.A.P.), HANSEN (M.), HOUNHOUIGAN (J.D.), NAGO (M.C.) and JAKOBSEN (M.): Weissella beninensis sp. nov., a motile lactic acid bacterium from submerged cassava fermentations, and emended description of the genus Weissella. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2193-2198.
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Note: In the paper by Padonou et al. 2010, the genus Weissella is erroneously cited as Weissella Collins et al. 1993.

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Weissella beninensis Padonou et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 2L24P13 = DSM 22752 = JCM 18047 = LMG 25373.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU439435.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. beninensis, of or pertaining to Benin, where the type strain was isolated.
Reference: PADONOU (S.W.), SCHILLINGER (U.), NIELSEN (D.S.), FRANZ (C.M.A.P.), HANSEN (M.), HOUNHOUIGAN (J.D.), NAGO (M.C.) and JAKOBSEN (M.): Weissella beninensis sp. nov., a motile lactic acid bacterium from submerged cassava fermentations, and emended description of the genus Weissella. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2193-2198.
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Weissella ceti Vela et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 1119-1A-09 = CCUG 59653 = CECT 7719.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FN813251.
Etymology: L. gen. n. ceti, of a whale.
Reference: VELA (A.I.), FERNÁNDEZ (A.), BERNALDO DE QUIRÓS (Y.), HERRÁEZ (P.), DOMÍNGUEZ (L.) and FERNÁNDEZ-GARAYZÁBAL (J.F.): Weissella ceti sp. nov., isolated from beaked whales (Mesoplodon bidens). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2758-2762.
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Weissella cibaria Björkroth et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain LMG 17699 = CCUG 41967 = JCM 12495.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ295989.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. cibaria, pertaining to food.
Reference: BJÖRKROTH (K.J.), SCHILLINGER (U.), GEISEN (R.), WEISS (N.), HOSTE (B.), HOLZAPFEL (W.H.), KORKEALA (H.J.) and VANDAMME (P.): Taxonomic study of Weissella confusa and description of Weissella cibaria sp. nov., detected in food and clinical samples. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 141-148.
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Note: According to Ennahar et al. 2004, Weissella cibaria Björkroth et al. 2002 is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Weissella kimchii Choi et al. 2002.
Reference: ENNAHAR (S.) and CAI (Y.): Genetic evidence that Weissella kimchii Choi et al. 2002 is a later heterotypic synonym of Weissella cibaria Björkroth et al. 2002. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 463-465.
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Weissella confusa (Holzapfel and Kandler 1969) Collins et al. 1994, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain TCC 10881 = ATCC 10881 = BCRC (formerly CCRC) 14002 = CCUG 30113 = CIP 103172 = CIP 54.169 = DSM 20196 = JCM 1093 = LMG 9497 = NCIMB 9311 (formerly NCDO 1586) = NRRL B-1064.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB023241.
Basonym: ¤ Lactobacillus confusus (Holzapfel and Kandler 1969) Sharpe et al. 1972 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Lactobacillus coprophilus subsp. confusus" Holzapfel and Kandler 1969.
Etymology: L. part. fem. adj. confusa, confused, an allusion to its original confusion with Leuconostoc.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 49. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 370-371. [COLLINS (M.D.), SAMELIS (J.), METAXOPOULOS (J.) and WALLBANKS (S.): Taxonomic studies on some Leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 1993, 75, 595-603.]
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Note: In Validation List no. 49, the basonym of Weissella confusa (Holzapfel and Kandler 1969) Collins et al. 1994 is erroneously cited as Lactobacillus confusa (sic).
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.) and KUDO (T.): Corrigenda to the Validation Lists. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1933-1938.
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Weissella diestrammenae Oh et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ORY33=KACC 16890= JCM 18559.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JQ646523 .
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. diestrammenae, of Diestrammena, referring to Diestrammena coreana, a camel cricket from the gut of which this bacterium was isolated.
Source: Animal.
Reference: OH, S. J., SHIN, N. R., HYUN, D. W., KIM, P. S., KIM, J. Y., KIM, M. S., YUN, J. H. and BAE, J. W. 2013. Weissella diestrammenae sp. nov., isolated from the gut of a camel cricket (Diestrammena coreana). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 2951-2956.
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Weissella fabalis Snauwaert et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain M75 = CCUG 61472 = LMG 26217.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HE576795.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. fabalis, of or belonging to beans.
Reference: SNAUWAERT (I.), PAPALEXANDRATOU (Z.), DE VUYST (L.) and VANDAMME (P.): Characterization of strains of Weissella fabalis sp. nov. and Fructobacillus tropaeoli from spontaneous cocoa bean fermentations. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1709-1716.
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Note: In the species description ("protologue"), the type strain CCUG 61472 is erroneously cited as CCUG 61217.
Reference: VANDAMME (P.): Personal communication (May 18, 2013).

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Weissella fabaria De Bruyne et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 257 = DSM 21416 = LMG 24289.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FM179678.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. fabaria, of or belonging to beans.
Reference: DE BRUYNE (K.), CAMU (N.), DE VUYST (L.) and VANDAMME (P.): Weissella fabaria sp. nov., from a Ghanaian cocoa fermentation. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1999-2005.
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Weissella ghanensis De Bruyne et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 215 = DSM 19935 = LMG 24286.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM882997.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. ghanensis, pertaining to Ghana.
Reference: DE BRUYNE (K.), CAMU (N.), LEFEBVRE (K.), DE VUYST (L.) and VANDAMME (P.): Weissella ghanensis sp. nov., isolated from a Ghanaian cocoa fermentation. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2721-2725.
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Weissella halotolerans (Kandler et al. 1983) Collins et al. 1994, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain R61 = ATCC 35410 = BCRC (formerly CCRC) 14050 = CCUG 33457 = CECT 573 = CIP 103005 = DSM 20190 = JCM 1114 = LMG 9469 = NRIC 1627.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB022926.
Basonym: ¤ Lactobacillus halotolerans (ex Reuter 1970) Kandler et al. 1983.
Other synonym: "Lactobacillus viridescens subsp. halotolerans" Reuter 1970.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating, enduring; N.L. part. adj. halotolerans, salt-tolerating.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 49. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 370-371. [COLLINS (M.D.), SAMELIS (J.), METAXOPOULOS (J.) and WALLBANKS (S.): Taxonomic studies on some Leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 1993, 75, 595-603.]
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Weissella hellenica Collins et al. 1994, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain LV346 = ATCC 51523 = CCUG 33494 = DSM 7378 = IFO (now NBRC) 15553 = JCM 10103 = LMG 15125 = NCIMB 702973 (formerly NCFB 2973).
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: S67831.
Etymology: Gr. adj. hellenikos, Greek; N.L. fem. adj. hellenica, Greece, where the bacterium was isolated.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 49. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 370-371. [COLLINS (M.D.), SAMELIS (J.), METAXOPOULOS (J.) and WALLBANKS (S.): Taxonomic studies on some Leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 1993, 75, 595-603.]
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Weissella kandleri (Holzapfel and van Wyk 1983) Collins et al. 1994, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain L250 = ATCC 51149 = BCRC (formerly CCRC) 14624 = CCUG 32237 = CIP 102809 = DSM 20593 = JCM 5817 = LMG 18979 = NCIMB 702753 (formerly NCFB 2753) = NRIC 1628.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB022922.
Basonym: ¤ Lactobacillus kandleri Holzapfel and van Wyk 1983.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. kandleri, of Kandler; named for Otto Kandler, a German microbiologist.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 49. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 370-371. [COLLINS (M.D.), SAMELIS (J.), METAXOPOULOS (J.) and WALLBANKS (S.): Taxonomic studies on some Leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 1993, 75, 595-603.]
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Weissella kimchii Choi et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CHJ3 = KCCM 41287 = DSM 14295 = KCTC 3746.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF312874.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. kimchii, of kimchi, a traditional Korean food made by fermentation of Chinese cabbage.
Reference: CHOI (H.J.), CHEIGH (C.I.), KIM (S.B.), LEE (J.C.), LEE (D.W.), CHOI (S.W.), PARK (J.M.) and PYUN (Y.R.): Weissella kimchii sp. nov., a novel lactic acid bacterium from kimchi. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 507-511.
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¤ Weissella cibaria Björkroth et al. 2002.

Note: According to Ennahar et al. 2004, Weissella kimchii Choi et al. 2002 is a later heterotypic synonym of ¤ Weissella cibaria Björkroth et al. 2002.
Reference: ENNAHAR (S.) and CAI (Y.): Genetic evidence that Weissella kimchii Choi et al. 2002 is a later heterotypic synonym of Weissella cibaria Björkroth et al. 2002. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 463-465.
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Weissella koreensis Lee et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain S-5623 = CCUG 47134 = JCM 11263 = KCCM 41516 = KCTC 3621.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY035891.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. koreensis, pertaining to Korea, where the novel organisms were isolated.
Reference: LEE (J.S.), LEE (K.C.), AHN (J.S.), MHEEN (T.I.), PYUN (Y.R.) and PARK (Y.H.): Weissella koreensis sp. nov., isolated from kimchi. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1257-1261.
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Weissella minor (Kandler et al. 1983) Collins et al. 1994, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 3 = ATCC 35412 = BCRC (formerly CCRC) 14049 = CCUG 30668 = CECT 572 = CIP 102978 = DSM 20014 = JCM 1168 = LMG 9847 = NCIMB 701973 (formerly NCFB 1973) = NRIC 1625.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB022920.
Basonym: ¤ Lactobacillus minor (ex Abo-Elnaga and Kandler 1965) Kandler et al. 1983.
Other synonym: "Lactobacillus viridescens subsp. minor" Abo-Elnaga and Kandler 1965.
Etymology: L. fem. comp. adj. minor, smaller.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 49. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 370-371. [COLLINS (M.D.), SAMELIS (J.), METAXOPOULOS (J.) and WALLBANKS (S.): Taxonomic studies on some Leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 1993, 75, 595-603.]
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Weissella oryzae Tohno et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain SG25 = JCM 18191 = DSM 25784.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB690345.
Etymology: L. gen. n. oryzae, of rice, from which the type strain was isolated.
Reference: TOHNO (M.), KITAHARA (M.), INOUE (H.), UEGAKI (R.), IRISAWA (T.), OHKUMA (M.) and TAJIMA (K.): Weissella oryzae sp. nov., isolated from fermented rice grains. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1417-1420.
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Weissella paramesenteroides (Garvie 1967) Collins et al. 1994, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 33313 = CCUG 30068 = CIP 102421 = DSM 20288 = JCM 9890 = LMG 9852 = NCIMB 13092 (formerly NCFB 803) = NRIC 1542 = NRRL B-1186 = NRRL B-3471.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB023238.
Basonym: ¤ Leuconostoc paramesenteroides Garvie 1967 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. prep. para, beside; N.L. fem. adj. mesenteroides, a specific epithet; N.L. fem. adj. paramesenteroides, beside Leuconostoc mesenteroides.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 49. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 370-371. [COLLINS (M.D.), SAMELIS (J.), METAXOPOULOS (J.) and WALLBANKS (S.): Taxonomic studies on some Leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 1993, 75, 595-603.]
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Weissella soli Magnusson et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain Mi268 = CCUG 46608 = DSM 14420 = JCM 12536 = LMG 20113.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY028260.
Etymology: L. n. solum, soil; L. gen. n. soli, of the soil.
Reference: MAGNUSSON (J.), JONSSON (H.), SCHNÜRER (J.) and ROOS (S.): Weissella soli sp. nov., a lactic acid bacterium isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 831-834.
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Weissella thailandensis Tanasupawat et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain FS61-1 = PCU 210 = HSCC 1412 = CCUG 46557 = CIP 106751 = JCM 10695 = KCTC 3751 = NRIC 0298 = TISTR 1384.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB023838.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. thailandensis, pertaining to Thailand where the strains were first isolated.
Reference: TANASUPAWAT (S.), SHIDA (O.), OKADA (S.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Lactobacillus acidipiscis sp. nov. and Weissella thailandensis sp. nov., isolated from fermented fish in Thailand. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1479-1485.
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Weissella viridescens (Niven and Evans 1957) Collins et al. 1994, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 12706 = CCM 56 = BCRC (formerly CCRC) 11650 = CCUG 21533 = CCUG 30502 = CECT 283 = CIP 102810 = DSM 20410 = IAM 13546 = JCM 1174 = LMG 3507 = NCCB 71015 = NCIMB 8965 (formerly NCFB 1655, NCDO 1655) = NRIC 1536 = NRRL B-1951 = VKM B-1528.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB023236.
Basonym: ¤ Lactobacillus viridescens Niven and Evans 1957 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Lactobacillus viridescens subsp. minor" Kandler and Albo-Elnaga 1966.
Etymology: L. part. adj. viridescens, growing green, greening.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 49. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 370-371. [COLLINS (M.D.), SAMELIS (J.), METAXOPOULOS (J.) and WALLBANKS (S.): Taxonomic studies on some Leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 1993, 75, 595-603.]
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