Species Streptococcus mutans

Name: Streptococcus mutans Clarke 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. part. adj. mutans, changing

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 25175; CCUG 11877; CCUG 17824; CCUG 6519; CIP 103220; DSM 20523; HAMBI 1519; IFO 13955; JCM 5705; LMG 14558; NBRC 13955; NCTC 10449

16S rRNA gene: EU156766 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Clarke JK. On the bacterial factor in the aetiology of dental caries. British Journal of Experimental Pathology 1924; 5:141-147.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Clarke JK. On the bacterial factor in the aetiology of dental caries. British Journal of Experimental Pathology 1924; 5:141-147.

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