Species Streptococcus downii

Name: Streptococcus downii Martínez-Lamas et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: dow’ni.i N.L. gen. masc. n. downii, named in honour of the British physician John Langdon Down, who described Down syndrome for the first time

Gender: masculine

Type strain: CCUG 73139T; CECT 9732

16S rRNA gene: MF443455 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Martinez-Lamas L, Limeres-Posse J, Diz-Dios P, Alvarez-Fernandez M. Streptococcus downii sp. nov., isolated from the oral cavity of a teenager with Down syndrome. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4098-4104.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5187-5189.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Martinez-Lamas L, Limeres-Posse J, Diz-Dios P, Alvarez-Fernandez M. Streptococcus downii sp. nov., isolated from the oral cavity of a teenager with Down syndrome. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4098-4104.

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