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Leptospira interrogans

Taxonomy ID: 173 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid173)
current name
Leptospira interrogans (Stimson 1907) Wenyon 1926 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Faine and Stallman 1982, nom. approb. 1)
type strain of Leptospira interrogans: personal::RGA, ATCC:43642
not considered type of Leptospira interrogans: ATCC:23581
homotypic synonym:
"Spirochaeta interrogans" Stimson 1907, effective name 2)
Leptospira sp. 364
Leptospira sp. 528
NCBI BLAST name: bacteria
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
"Spirochaeta icterogenes" Uhlenhuth and Fromme 1916, effective name 3)
heterotypic synonym
"Spirochaeta icterohaemorrhagiae" Inada et al. 1916, effective name 4)
heterotypic synonym
"Spirochaeta nodosa" Hubener and Reiter 1916, effective name 5)
heterotypic synonym
"Leptospira icteroides" Noguchi 1919, effective name 6)
"Spirochaeta biflexa" Wolbach and Binger 1914, effective name 7)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Spirochaetota; Spirochaetia; Leptospirales; Leptospiraceae; Leptospira
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 165,824 49,774 457
Protein 695,743 247,605 -
Structure 52 28 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 288 255 -
Conserved Domains 5 4 -
GEO Datasets 114 18 -
PubMed Central 2,969 2,867 -
Gene 24,886 4,337 -
SRA Experiments 968 475 -
Protein Clusters 5,442 5,442 -
Identical Protein Groups 158,154 93,955 -
BioProject 336 72 -
BioSample 1,149 537 4
Assembly 599 130 -
PubChem BioAssay 37 4 -
Taxonomy 308 1 -


Comments and References:

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Faine S & Stallman ND (1982)
Faine, S., and Stallman, N.D. "Amended descriptions of the genus Leptospira Noguchi 1917 and the species L. interrogans (Stimson 1907) Wenyon 1926 and L. biflexa (Wolbach and Binger 1914) Noguchi 1918." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1982) 32:461-463. [No PubMed record available.]
Feresu SB et al. (1998)
Feresu, S.B., Bolin, C.A., and Korver, H. "A new leptospiral serovar, ngavi, in the Tarassovi serogroup isolated from Zimbabwe oxen." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1998) 48:207-213.
Garrity GM et al. (2011)
Garrity, G.M., Labeda, D.P., and Oren, A. "Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. XIIth International (IUMS) Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology. Minutes of the meetings, 3, 4 and 6 August 2008, Istanbul, Turkey." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2011) 61:2775-2780.
Hubener & Reiter (1916)
Hubener and Reiter: "Die Atiologie der Weilschen Krankheit." Z. Hyg. Infektionskrankh. (1916) 81:171-185. [No PubMed record available.]
Inada R et al. (1916)
Inada R., Ido, Y., Hoki, R., Kaneko, R., and Ito, H. "The etiology, mode of infection, and specific therapy of Weil's disease (spirochaetosis icterohaemorrhagica)." J. Exp. Med. (1916) 23:377-402. [No abstract available.]
Tindall, B.J. "ATCC 43642 replaces ATCC 23581 as the type strain of Leptospira interrogans (Stimson 1907) Wenyon 1926. Opinion 91. Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2014) 64:3584-3585.
Landon S & Tang JS (2004)
Landon, S., and Tang, J.S. "Proposal to list ATCC 43642 as the type strain of Leptospira interrogans in the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Request for an Opinion." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2004) 54:2439. Published online 13 August 2004. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63106-0
Noguchi H (1919)
Noguchi, H. "Etiology of the yellow fever: II. Transmission experiments on yellow fever." J. Exp. Med. (1919) 29:565-584.
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.]
Stimson AM (1907)
Stimson, A.M. "Note on an organism found in yellow-fever tissue." Public Health Rep., Wash. (1907) 22:541. [No PubMed record available.]
Uhlenhuth & Fromme (1916)
Uhlenhuth & Fromme: "Untersuchungen uber die Aetiologie, Immunitat und spezifische Behandlung der Weilschen Krankheit (Icterus infectiosus)." Z. ImmunForsch. Orig. (1916) 25:317. [No PubMed record available.]
Wenyon CM (1926)
Wenyon, C.M. "Spirochaetes." In: Wenyon (ed.), Protozoology, Vol. 2, William Wood and Co., New York, 1926, pp. 1233-1288. [No PubMed record available.]
Wolbach SB & Binger CAL (1914)
Wolbach, S.B., and Binger, C.A.L. "Notes on a filterable spirochaete from fresh water, Spirochaeta biflexa (new species)." J. Med. Res. (1914) 30:23-26. [No abstract available.]

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