Species Mycobacterium mucogenicum

Name: Mycobacterium mucogenicum Springer et al. 1995

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: mu.co.ge’ni.cum L. masc. n. mucus, mucus; Gr. v. gennaô, to produce; Gr. neut. adj. suff. -icum, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. mucogenicum, intended to mean producing mucus, referring to the highly mucoid character of most strains on solid agar

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 49650; DSM 44625; MO76

16S rRNA gene: AF480586 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Springer B, Bottger EC, Kirschner P, Wallace RJJ. Phylogeny of the Mycobacterium chelonae-like organism based on partial sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene and proposal of Mycobacterium mucogenicum sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:262-267.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 45, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:621.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycobacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Springer B, Bottger EC, Kirschner P, Wallace RJJ. Phylogeny of the Mycobacterium chelonae-like organism based on partial sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene and proposal of Mycobacterium mucogenicum sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:262-267.

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