Species Mycoplasma penetrans

Name: Mycoplasma penetrans Lo et al. 1992

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: pe’ne.trans L. part. adj. penetrans, entering, penetrating, referring to the ability of the organism to penetrate into mammalian cells

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 55252; DSM 22633; GTU-54-6A1

16S rRNA gene: JN935872 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lo SC, Hayes MM, Tully JG, Wang RY, Kotani H, Pierce PF, Rose DL, Shih JW. Mycoplasma penetrans sp. nov., from the urogenital tract of patients with AIDS. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:357-364.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 42, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:656.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Malacoplasma penetrans (Lo et al. 1992) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lo SC, Hayes MM, Tully JG, Wang RY, Kotani H, Pierce PF, Rose DL, Shih JW. Mycoplasma penetrans sp. nov., from the urogenital tract of patients with AIDS. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:357-364.

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