Cetobacterium somerae

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Cetobacterium somerae
Scientific classification
C. somerae
Binomial name
Cetobacterium somerae
Finegold et al. 2003[1]
Type strain
ATCC BAA-474, CCUG 46254, WAL 14325[2]

Cetobacterium someriae[2]

Cetobacterium somerae is a Gram-negative, microaerotolerant, non-spore-forming and rod-shaped bacterium from the genus of Cetobacterium which has been isolated from human feces.[1][2][3][4] Cetobacterium somerae occur in intestinal tracts of freshwater fish.[5] Cetobacterium somerae produces cobalamin.[6]


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  3. ^ Finegold, SM; Vaisanen, ML; Molitoris, DR; Tomzynski, TJ; Song, Y; Liu, C; Collins, MD; Lawson, PA (June 2003). "Cetobacterium somerae sp. nov. from human feces and emended description of the genus Cetobacterium". Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 26 (2): 177–81. doi:10.1078/072320203322346010. PMID 12866843.
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  5. ^ Tsuchiya, C; Sakata, T; Sugita, H (January 2008). "Novel ecological niche of Cetobacterium somerae, an anaerobic bacterium in the intestinal tracts of freshwater fish". Letters in Applied Microbiology. 46 (1): 43–8. doi:10.1111/j.1472-765X.2007.02258.x. PMID 17944860.
  6. ^ Merrifield, Daniel L.; Ringo, Einar (2014). Aquaculture Nutrition: Gut Health, Probiotics and Prebiotics. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9781118897270.