Subspecies Neisseria elongata subsp. nitroreducens

Name: Neisseria elongata subsp. nitroreducens Grant et al. 1991

Category: Subspecies

Proposed as: subsp. nov.

Etymology: ni.tro.re.du’cens N.L. neut. n. nitras (gen. nitratis), nitrate; N.L. pref. nitro-, pertaining to nitrate; L. pres. part. reducens, leading back, bringing back and in chemistry converting to a different oxidation state; N.L. part. adj. nitroreducens, nitrate reducing

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 49377; B1019; CCUG 30802; CIP 103511; DSM 17632; NCTC 12736

16S rRNA gene: AJ247254 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Grant PE, Brenner DJ, Steigerwalt AG, Hollis DG, Weaver RE. Neisseria elongata subsp. nitroreducens subsp. nov., formerly CDC group M-6, a gram-negative bacterium associated with endocarditis. J Clin Microbiol 1990; 28:2591-2596.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 39. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:580-581.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Neisseria elongata Bøvre and Holten 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Grant PE, Brenner DJ, Steigerwalt AG, Hollis DG, Weaver RE. Neisseria elongata subsp. nitroreducens subsp. nov., formerly CDC group M-6, a gram-negative bacterium associated with endocarditis. J Clin Microbiol 1990; 28:2591-2596.

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