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Yersinia pestis

Taxonomy ID: 632 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid632)
current name
Yersinia pestis (Lehmann and Neumann 1896) van Loghem 1944 (Approved Lists 1980), nom. cons., nom. cons. 1)
type strain of Yersinia pestis: ATCC:19428, CIP:80.26, NCTC:5923
homotypic synonym:
"Bacterium pestis" Lehmann and Neumann 1896, effective name 2)
"Bacillus pestis" (Lehmann and Neumann 1896) Migula 1900, effective name 3)
"Pasteurella pestis" (Lehmann and Neumann 1896) Bergey et al. 1923, effective name 4)
"Pestisella pestis" (Lehmann and Neumann 1896) Dorofeev 1947, effective name 5)
Yersinia pseudotuberculosis subsp. pestis (Lehmann and Neumann 1896) Bercovier et al. 1981, nom. rej. 6)
NCBI BLAST name: enterobacteria
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Pseudomonadota; Gammaproteobacteria; Enterobacterales; Yersiniaceae; Yersinia; Yersinia pseudotuberculosis complex
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 472,596 89,737 29
Protein 1,292,858 600,266 -
Structure 293 202 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 55 49 -
Conserved Domains 13 13 -
GEO Datasets 669 655 -
PubMed Central 11,108 11,108 -
Gene 61,552 5,355 -
SRA Experiments 3,556 3,306 -
GEO Profiles 31,440 31,440 -
Protein Clusters 2,330 2,330 -
Identical Protein Groups 117,943 93,924 -
BioProject 389 234 -
BioSample 3,628 3,138 1
Assembly 1,075 721 -
PubChem BioAssay 230 227 -
Taxonomy 282 1 -


Comments and References:

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Ansimov AP et al. (2004)
Anisimov, A.P., Lindler, L.E., and Pier, G.B. "Intraspecific diversity of Yersinia pestis." Clin. Microbiol. Rev. (2004) 17:434-464. [Erratum: Clin. Microbiol. Rev. (2004) 17:695.]
Bercovier H et al. (1980b)
Bercovier, H., Mollaret, H.H., Alonso, J.M., Brault, J., Fanning, G.R., Steigerwalt, A.G., and Brenner, D.J. "Intra- and interspecies relatedness of Yersinia pestis by DNA hybridization and its relationship to Yersinia pseudotuberculosis." Curr. Microbiol. (1980) 4:225-229. [No PubMed record available.]
Bergey DH et al. (1923)
Bergey, D.H., Harrison, F.C., Breed, R.S., Hammer B.W., and Huntoon, F.M. Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 1st ed. (1923) The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore, pp. 1-442. [No PubMed record available.]
Dorofeev KA (1947)
Dorofeev (Dorofe'ev), K.A. "Classification of the causative agent of tularemia." Symp. Res. Works Inst. Epidemiol. Mikrobiol. (Chita)." (Russ.) 1:170-180. [No PubMed record available.]
JUDICIAL OPINION 60: Rejection of the name Yersinia pseudotuberculosis subsp. pestis (van Loghem) Bercovier et al. 1981 and conservation of the name Yersinia pestis (Lehmann and Neumann) van Loghem 1944 for the plague bacillus." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1985) 35:540. [No PubMed record available.]
Lehmann KB & Neumann R (1896)
Lehman, K.B., and Neumann, R. Atlas und Grundriss der Bakeriologie und Lehrbuch der speziellen bakteriologischen Diagnositk. 1st Ed., (1896) J.F. Lehmann, Munchen. [No PubMed record available.]
Migula W (1900)
Migula, W. System der Bakterien, Vol. 2. (1900) Gustav Fischer, Jena. [No PubMed record available.]
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.]
VALIDATION LIST No. 7 (1981) Yersinia pseudotuberculosis subsp. pestis)
VALIDATION LIST No. 7. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1981) 31:382-383.
van Loghem JJ (1944)
van Loghem, J.J. "The classification of plague bacillus." Antonie van Leeuwenhoek J. Serol. Microbiol. (1944) 10:15-16. [No PubMed record available.]
Wayne LG (1986)
Wayne, L.G. "Actions of the Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology on requests for opinions published in1983 and 1984." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1986) 36:357-358. [No PubMed record available.]
Williams JE (1984)
Williams, J.E. "Proposal to reject the new combination Yersinia pseudotuberculosis subsp. pestis for violation of the first principle of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria. Request for an opinion." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1984) 34:268-269. [No PubMed record available.]

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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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