Name:Corynebacteriumlipophiloflavum Funke et al. 1997
Proposed as: sp. nov.
li.po.phi.lo.fla.vum. Gr. neut. n.lipos, fat; N.L. neut. adj. suff.-philum, friend, loving; from Gr. neut. adj.philon, friend; L. adj.flavus -a -um, yellow; N.L. neut. adj.lipophiloflavum, fat loving and yellow
Funke G, Hutson RA, Hilleringmann M, Heizmann WR, Collins MD. Corynebacterium lipophiloflavum sp. nov. isolated from a patient with bacterial vaginosis. FEMS Microbiol Lett 1997; 150:219-224.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 63. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:1274.
validly published under the ICNP
The e-mail address of the corresponding author given in the effective publication is not functional any more.
According to Bartlett et al. (2022), this species is a putative human pathogen.Publication:
Bartlett A, Padfield D, Lear L, Bendall R, Vos M. A comprehensive list of bacterial pathogens infecting humans. Microbiology 2022; 168:0.
The phylogenetic position of this species was determined in a genome-scale analysis by Nouioui et al. (2018).Publication:
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "+".