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Micrococcus luteus

Taxonomy ID: 1270 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1270)
current name
Micrococcus luteus (Schroeter 1872) Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Wieser et al. 2002, nom. approb. 1),2)
type strain of Micrococcus luteus: ATCC:4698, CCM:169, CCUG:5858, CIP A270, DSM:20030, HAMBI:1399, HAMBI:26, IEGM:391, IFO:3333, JCM:1464, BCCM/LMG:4050, NBRC:3333, NCCB:78001, NCTC:2665, NRRL:B-287, VKM:B-1314, NCIMB:9278, BCRC:80739
homotypic synonym:
"Micrococcus flavus" Trevisan, effective name 3)
"Bacteridium luteum" Schroeter 1872, effective name 3)
"Sarcina lutea" (Schroeter 1872) Schroeter 1886, effective name 3)
Micrococcus luteus (Schroeter 1872) Cohn 1872 emend. Wieser et al. 2002 emend. Nouioui et al. 2018, emended name 4) in [Nouioui I et al. (2018c)]
Burkholderia sp. 2385
Micrococcus sp. AIAM01
Micrococcus sp. VTT E-072678
NCBI BLAST name: high G+C Gram-positive bacteria
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
"Micrococcus lysodeikticus" Fleming 1933, effective name 3)
type strain of "Micrococcus lysodeikticus": ATCC:15307
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Actinomycetota; Actinomycetes; Micrococcales; Micrococcaceae; Micrococcus
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 27,835 25,287 1,420
Protein 192,844 178,839 -
Structure 17 16 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 313 313 -
GEO Datasets 15 7 -
PubMed Central 8,257 8,257 -
Gene 7,254 2,401 -
SRA Experiments 305 289 -
Protein Clusters 1,834 1,834 -
Identical Protein Groups 169,451 168,009 -
BioProject 114 103 -
BioSample 447 432 20
Assembly 443 432 5
PubChem BioAssay 889 872 -
Taxonomy 7 1 -


Comments and References:

Nouioui I et al. (2018c), doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02007, PubMed: abstract
Nouioui, I., Carro, L., García-López, M., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Woyke, T., Kyrpides, N.C., Pukall, R., Klenk, H.-P., Goodfellow, M., and Göker M. "Genome-based taxonomic classification of the phylum Actinobacteria." Front. Microbiol. (2018) 9:2007.
"Micrococcus flavus" = Micrococcus luteus?
Most strains originally deposited as "Micrococcus flavus" in various culture collections have been reclassified as Micrococcus luteus.
Fleming A (1922)
Fleming, A. "On a remarkable bacteriolytic element found in tissues and secretions." Proc. R. Soc. Lond. Ser. B Biol. Sci. (1922) 93:306-317. [No PubMed record available.]
Murshudov GN et al. (1992)
Murshudov, G.N., Melik-Adamyan, W.R., Grebenko, A.I., Barynin, V.V., Vagin, A.A., Vainshtein, B.K., Dauter, Z., and Wilson, K.S. "Three-dimensional structure of catalase from Micrococcus lysodeikticus at 1.5 A resolution." FEBS Lett. (1992) 312:127-131.
Ogasawara-Fujita N & Sakaguchi K (1976)
Ogasawara-Fujita, N., and Sakaguchi, K. "Classification of micrococci on the basis of deoxyribonucleic acid homology." J. Gen. Microbiol. (1976) 94:97-106.
Skerman VBD et al. (1980)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. (editors). "Approved lists of bacterial names." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:225-420. [No PubMed record available.]
Weiser M et al. (2002)
Wieser, M., Denner, E.B.M., Kampfer, P., Schumann, P., Tindall, B., Steiner, U., Vybiral, D., Lubitz, W., Maszenan, A.M., Patel, B.K.C., Seviour, R.J., Radax, C., and Busse, H.J. "Emended descriptions of the genus Micrococcus, Micrococcus luteus (Cohn 1872) and Micrococcus lylae (Kloos et al. 1974)." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2002) 52:629-637.

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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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