|Categories:||Zoonotic; in the normal flora; primarily of interest in human medicin|
|Etymology:||Genus name: Named after Albert Neisser, who discovered the agent of gonorrhea in pus from a patient in year 1889.|
Species epithet: from an animal mouth.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Alternative Species Name(s):||Eugonic Fermenter (EF)-4a|
|Type Strain:||LMG 23011 = ATCC 29858 = NCTC 12228|
|Gram +/Gram -:|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||Does not produce acid from any carbohydrate by fermentation, but produces acid from glucose by oxidation.|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
|Reference(s):||No. 160, 161|
|The revised taxonomy of the mollicutes|
The revised taxonomy of mollicutes (mycoplasmas) has now been introduced on VetBact, which means that many of the species have been given new genus names or moved to another higher taxon.Published 2021-11-25. Read more...