Species Bacteroides asaccharolyticus

Name: Bacteroides asaccharolyticus (Holdeman and Moore 1970) Finegold and Barnes 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacteroides melaninogenicus subsp. asaccharolyticus" Holdeman and Moore 1970

Etymology: a.sac.cha.ro.ly’ti.cus Gr. pref. a-, not; Gr. neut. n. sakchâr, sugar; N.L. masc. adj. lyticus, able to loose, able to dissolve; from Gr. masc. adj. lytikos, dissolving; N.L. masc. adj. asaccharolyticus, not digesting sugar

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 25260; CCUG 7834; DSM 20707; JCM 6326; LMG 13178

16S rRNA gene: FJ792537 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Finegold SM, Barnes EM. Proposal that the saccharolytic and asaccharolytic strains at present classified in the species as Bacteroides melaninogenicus and Bacteroides asaccharolyticus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:388-391.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Porphyromonas asaccharolytica (Holdeman and Moore 1970) Shah and Collins 1988

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Bacteroides Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Finegold SM, Barnes EM. Proposal that the saccharolytic and asaccharolytic strains at present classified in the species as Bacteroides melaninogenicus and Bacteroides asaccharolyticus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:388-391.

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Record number: 773929