Yersinia kristensenii

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Yersinia kristensenii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Enterobacteriales
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Genus: Yersinia
Species: Y. kristensenii
Binomial name
Yersinia kristensenii
Bercovier et al., 1980

Yersinia kristensenii is a species of bacteria.[1] It is Gram-negative and its type strain is 105 (=CIP 80-30). It is potentially infectious to mice.[2] It secretes a bacteriocin that targets related species.[3]


  1. ^ Bercovier, Hervé, et al. "Yersinia kristensenii: A new species of Enterobacteriaceae composed of sucrose-negative strains (formerly called atypical Yersinia enterocolitica or Yersinia enterocolitica-like)." Current Microbiology 4.4 (1980): 219-224.
  2. ^ Robins-Browne RM, Cianciosi S, Bordun AM, Wauters G (January 1991). "Pathogenicity of Yersinia kristensenii for mice". Infection and Immunity. 59 (1): 162–7. PMC 257721Freely accessible. PMID 1987029. Retrieved 2013-07-03. 
  3. ^ Toora, S. (1995). "Partial purification and characterization of bacteriocin from Yersinia kristensenii". Journal of Applied Microbiology. 78 (3): 224–228. ISSN 1364-5072. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2672.1995.tb05020.x. 

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