Name: Prevotella heparinolytica (Okuda et al. 1985) Shah and Collins 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Bacteroides heparinolyticus Okuda et al. 1985

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. heparinum, heparin; from Gr. n. hêpar, liver; N.L. adj. lyticus -a -um, able to loose, able to dissolve; from Gr. adj. lytikos -ê -on, able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. fem. adj. heparinolytica, heparin dissolving

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 35895; CCUG 27827; DSM 23917; HEP; LMG 10142

16S rRNA gene: L16487 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Shah HN, Collins DM. Prevotella, a new genus to include Bacteroides melaninogenicus and related species formerly classified in the genus Bacteroides. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:205-208.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Prevotella Shah and Collins 1990

Assigned by: Shah HN, Collins DM. Prevotella, a new genus to include Bacteroides melaninogenicus and related species formerly classified in the genus Bacteroides. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:205-208.

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