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Moraxella ovis

Taxonomy ID: 29433 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid29433)
current name
Moraxella ovis (Lindqvist 1960) Henriksen and Bøvre 1968 (Approved Lists 1980) in [Skerman VBD et al. (1980), Henriksen SD & Bøvre K (1968)]
type strain of Moraxella ovis: ATCC:33078, CCUG:354, BCCM/LMG:8381, NCTC:11227, personal::199/55, DSM:18075
homotypic synonym:
Moraxella ovis (Lindqvist 1960) Henriksen and Bøvre 1968 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Li et al. 2022 (Lindqvist 1960) Henriksen and Bøvre 1968 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Li et al. 202, emended name 1) in [Li F et al. (2022)]
Neisseria ovis Lindqvist 1960 (Approved Lists 1980) in [Skerman VBD et al. (1980), Lindqvist K (1960)]
Moraxella (subgen. Branhamella Catlin 1970) ovis (Lindqvist 1960) Bøvre 1984
NCBI BLAST name: g-proteobacteria
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Pseudomonadota; Gammaproteobacteria; Moraxellales; Moraxellaceae; Moraxella
   Entrez records   
Database name Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 98 26
Protein 12,304 -
Genome 1 -
Popset 8 -
PubMed Central 47 -
Gene 2,258 -
SRA Experiments 5 -
Identical Protein Groups 4,858 -
BioProject 6 -
BioSample 9 4
Assembly 4 2
Taxonomy 1 -


Comments and References:

Skerman VBD et al. (1980)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. "Approved Lists of Bacterial Names." Intl. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30(1):225-420.
Henriksen SD & Bøvre K (1968), PubMed: abstract
Henriksen, S.D., and Bøvre, K. "The taxonomy of the genera Moraxella and Neisseria." J. Gen. Microbiol. (1968) 51(3):387-392.
Li F et al. (2022), PubMed: abstract
Li, F., Zhu, P., Li, Z., Zhao, W., Gao, H., Hong, Q., Song, J., and Yang, S. "Moraxella nasovis sp. nov., isolated from a sheep with respiratory disease." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2022) 72(9):005511.
Lindqvist K (1960), PubMed: abstract
Lindqvist, K. "A Neisseria species associated with infectious keratoconjunctivitis of sheep--Neisseria ovis Nov. Spec." J. Infect. Dis. (1960) 106:162-165.
Moraxella ovis = Neisseria ovis
Moraxella ovis and Neisseria ovis are homotypic synonyms.
Veron M et al. (1993)
Veron, M., Lenvoise-Furet, A., Coustere, C., Ged, C., and Grimont, F. "Relatedness of three species of 'false neisseriae,' Neisseria caviae, Neisseria cuniculi, and Neisseria ovis, by DNA-DNA hybridizations and fatty acid analysis." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1993) 43(2):210-220.

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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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