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Sinorhizobium meliloti

Taxonomy ID: 382 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid382)
current name
Sinorhizobium meliloti (Dangeard 1926) De Lajudie et al. 1994
homotypic synonym:
Sinorhizobium meliloti (Dangeard 1926) De Lajudie et al. 1994 emend. Kuzmanović et al. 2022, emended name in [Kuzmanović N et al. (2022)]
Rhizobium meliloti Dangeard 1926 (Approved Lists 1980) in [Skerman VBD et al. (1980)]
type strain of Rhizobium meliloti: ATCC:9930, CCUG:27879, CFBP:5561, DSM:30135, HAMBI:2148, ICMP:12623, IFO:14782, JCM:20682, BCCM/LMG:6133, NBRC:14782, NCAIM B.01520, NRRL:L-45, NZP:4027, USDA:1002, IAM:12611
homotypic synonym:
Ensifer meliloti (Dangeard 1926) Young 2003
Ensifer sp. AC50a
Ensifer sp. AC50e
Rhizobium meliloti (megaplasmid pRME41B SYM)
Rhizobium meliloti (plasmid pRmeGR4b)
Rhizobium meliloti plasmid pRmeGR4b
Rhizobium sp. AC50e
NCBI BLAST name: a-proteobacteria
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Pseudomonadota; Alphaproteobacteria; Hyphomicrobiales; Rhizobiaceae; Sinorhizobium/Ensifer group; Sinorhizobium
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 98,498 89,876 1,022
Protein 1,549,071 1,477,945 -
Structure 190 52 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 296 296 -
Conserved Domains 1 1 -
GEO Datasets 794 649 -
PubMed Central 6,929 6,929 -
Gene 81,187 14,175 -
SRA Experiments 2,716 2,619 -
Protein Clusters 8,156 8,156 -
Identical Protein Groups 301,897 294,405 -
BioProject 541 430 -
BioSample 2,998 2,912 7
Assembly 478 439 -
PubChem BioAssay 17 16 -
Taxonomy 65 1 -

Comments and References:

Kuzmanović N et al. (2022), PubMed: abstract
Kuzmanović, N., Fagorzi, C., Mengoni, A., Lassalle, F., and diCenzo, G.C. "Taxonomy of Rhizobiaceae revisited: proposal of a new framework for genus delimitation." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2022) 72(3):005243.
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.
image:Sinorhizobium meliloti
Dangeard PA (1926)
Dangeard, P.A.: Botaniste (Paris) (1926) 16:1-275. [No PubMed record available.]
de Lajudie P et al. (1994)
de Lajudie, P., Willems, A., Pot, B., Dewettinck, D., Maestrojuan, G., Neyra, M., Collins, M.D., Dreyfus, B., Kersters, K., and Gillis, M. "Polyphasic taxonomy of rhizobia: emendation of the genus Sinorhizobium and description of Sinorhizobium meliloti comb. nov., Sinorhizobium saheli sp. nov., and Sinorhizobium teranga sp. nov." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1994) 44:715-733. [No PubMed record available.]
Wang ET et al. (1999) (reference with type strain information)
Wang, E.T., van Berkum, P., Sui, X.H., Beyene, D., Chen, W.X., and Martinez-Romero, E. "Diversity of rhizobia associated with Amorpha fruticosa isolated from Chinese soils and description of Mesorhizobium amorphae sp. nov." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1999) 49:51-65.
Yan AM et al. (2000)
Yan, A.M., Wang, E.T., Kan, F.L., Tan, Z.Y., Sui, X.H., Reinhold-Hurek, B., and Chen, W.X. "Sinorhizobium meliloti associated with Medicago sativa and Melilotus spp. in arid saline soils in Xinjiang, China." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2000) 50:1887-1891.
Young JM (2003)
Young, J.M., "The genus name Ensifer Casida 1982 takes priority over Sinorhizobium Chen et al. 1988, and Sinorhizobium morelense Wang et al. 2002 is a junior synonym of Ensifer adhaerens Casida 1982. Is the combination 'Sinorhizobium adhaerens' (Casida 1982) Willems et al. 2002 legitimate? Request for an Opinion." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2003) 53:2107-2110. Published online 30 May 2003: DOI 10.1099/ijs.0.02665-0

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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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