Accessibility navigation


Corynebacterium capitovis sp. nov., from a sheep

Collins, M. D., Hoyles, L., Foster, G., Sjödén, B. and Falsen, E. (2001) Corynebacterium capitovis sp. nov., from a sheep. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 51 (3). pp. 857-860. ISSN 1466-5034

Full text not archived in this repository.

It is advisable to refer to the publisher's version if you intend to cite from this work. See Guidance on citing.

Official URL: http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/content/51/3/857.abstra...

Abstract/Summary

An unknown Gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium was isolated from skin scrapings from the infected head of a sheep and subjected to a polyphasic taxonomic analysis. Chemical analysis revealed the presence of straight-chain and monounsaturated fatty acids and short-chain (C32-C36) mycolic acids consistent with the genus Corynebacterium. Comparative 16S rRNA gene sequencing confirmed that the unknown rod was a member of the genus Corynebacterium, with the organism forming a distinct sub-line and displaying greater than 3% sequence divergence with established species. The unknown Corynebacterium isolate was readily distinguished from recognized species of the genus by biochemical tests and electrophoretic analysis of whole-cell proteins. Based on phylogenetic and phenotypic evidence, it is proposed that the unknown bacterium from a sheep be classified in the genus Corynebacterium, as Corynebacterium capitovis sp. nov. The type strain of Corynebacterium capitovis is CCUG 39779T (= CIP 106739T).

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy > Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences > Food Microbial Sciences Research Group
ID Code:17325
Additional Information:The full text of this article is freely available via PMC using the link supplied in Related URLs
Publisher:International Union of Microbiological Societies

University Staff: Request a correction | Centaur Editors: Update this record

Page navigation