Characterization of Actinomyces isolates from samples from the human urogenital tract: Description of Actinomyces urogenitalis sp. nov.

Three strains of a previously undescribed Actinomyces-like bacterium were isolated from human clinical sources (urine, urethra and vaginal secretion). Biochemical testing and PAGE analysis of whole-cell proteins indicated that the strains were phenotypically homogeneous and distinct from previously described Actinomyces and Arcanobacterium species. Comparative 16S rRNA gene sequencing studies showed the bacterium to be a hitherto unknown subline within a group of Actinomyces species which includes Actinomyces bovis, the type species of the genus. Based on phylogenetic and phenotypic evidence it is proposed that the unknown bacterium from humans be classified as Actinomyces urogenitalis sp. nov. The type strain of Actinomyces urogenitalis is CCUG 38702(T) (= CIP 106421(T)).

Авторы
Nikolaitchouk N. 1 , Hoyles L.2 , Falsen E. , Grainger J.M. , Collins M.D.2
Редакторы
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Издательство
Society for General Microbiology
Номер выпуска
4
Язык
Английский
Страницы
1649-1654
Статус
Опубликовано
Подразделение
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Номер
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Том
50
Год
2000
Организации
  • 1 Department of Microbiology, Russ. Peoples Friendship University, Moscow, Russian Federation
  • 2 Dept. of Food Science and Technology, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AP, United Kingdom
Ключевые слова
16S rRNA; Actinomyces urogenitalis; Phylogeny; Taxonomy
Дата создания
19.10.2018
Дата изменения
19.10.2018
Постоянная ссылка
https://repository.rudn.ru/ru/records/article/record/471/