Re-evaluation of the taxonomic position of Streptococcus ferus
UNSPECIFIED. (2002) Re-evaluation of the taxonomic position of Streptococcus ferus. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY, 52 (Part 5). pp. 1783-1787. ISSN 1466-5026Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijs.0.02254-0
Streptococcus ferus was originally isolated from rats and, although it is often considered a member of the 'mutans group' streptococci on the basis of phenotypic criteria, its phylogenetic position has not been investigated. Here, the relationship of this organism to other streptococcal groups has been determined by DNA-DNA hybridization and by partial sequencing of 16S rDNA and the sodA gene. S. ferus was found to be distantly related to all currently described streptococci, with no strong evidence in support of its inclusion within any of the currently recognized streptococcal groups.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QR Microbiology|
|Journal or Publication Title:||INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY|
|Publisher:||SOC GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY|
|Official Date:||September 2002|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 1783-1787|
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