Aggregatibacter

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Aggregatibacter
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Pasteurellales
Family: Pasteurellaceae
Genus: Aggregatibacter
Type species
A. actinomycetemcomitans

Aggregatibacter is a genus in the phylum Proteobacteria (Bacteria), which contains three species, namely:

  • A. actinomycetemcomitans ( (Klinger 1912) Nørskov-Lauritsen and Kilian 2006, (type species of the genus); Greek noun aktis, aktinos (ἀκτίς, ἀκτῖνος), a beam; Greek mukēs -ētos, mushroom or other fungus; New Latin actinomyces -etis, an actinomycete; Latin comitans, accompanying; New Latin actinomycetemcomitans, accompanying an actinomycete)[1]
  • A. aphrophilus (Khairat 1940) Nørskov-Lauritsen and Kilian 2006, Ancient Greek aphros, foam; New Latin philus from Greek philos (φίλος) meaning friend, loving; New Latin aphrophilus, foam-loving[2]
  • A. segnis (Kilian 1977) Nørskov-Lauritsen and Kilian 2006,Latin segnis, slow, sluggish, inactive)[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nørskov-Lauritsen, N.; Kilian, M. (2006). "Reclassification of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Haemophilus aphrophilus, Haemophilus paraphrophilus and Haemophilus segnis as Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans gen. Nov., comb. Nov., Aggregatibacter aphrophilus comb. Nov. And Aggregatibacter segnis comb. Nov., and emended description of Aggregatibacter aphrophilus to include V factor-dependent and V factor-independent isolates". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 56 (9): 2135–2146. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64207-0. PMID 16957111. 
  2. ^ Nørskov-Lauritsen, N.; Kilian, M. (2006). "Reclassification of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Haemophilus aphrophilus, Haemophilus paraphrophilus and Haemophilus segnis as Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans gen. Nov., comb. Nov., Aggregatibacter aphrophilus comb. Nov. And Aggregatibacter segnis comb. Nov., and emended description of Aggregatibacter aphrophilus to include V factor-dependent and V factor-independent isolates". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 56 (9): 2135–2146. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64207-0. PMID 16957111. 
  3. ^ Nørskov-Lauritsen, N.; Kilian, M. (2006). "Reclassification of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Haemophilus aphrophilus, Haemophilus paraphrophilus and Haemophilus segnis as Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans gen. Nov., comb. Nov., Aggregatibacter aphrophilus comb. Nov. And Aggregatibacter segnis comb. Nov., and emended description of Aggregatibacter aphrophilus to include V factor-dependent and V factor-independent isolates". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 56 (9): 2135–2146. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64207-0. PMID 16957111.