Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 140491

Type strain: Yes

Species: Nocardia shinanonensis

Culture col. no.: TBRC 5149, NBRC 109590, IFM 11456

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BacDive-ID: 140491

keywords: gram-positive, thermophilic, aerobe, Bacteria, 16S sequence

description: Nocardia shinanonensis TBRC 5149 is an aerobe, thermophilic, gram-positive bacterium that builds an aerial mycelium and was isolated from aqueous humor of a patient with endophthalmitis.

doi: 10.13145/bacdive140491.20201210.5

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/actinobacteria
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Actinobacteria
  • class: Actinobacteria
  • order: Mycobacteriales
  • family: Nocardiaceae
  • genus: Nocardia
  • species: Nocardia shinanonensis
  • full scientific name: Nocardia shinanonensis Matsumoto et al. 2016

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domain: Bacteria

phylum: Actinobacteria

class: Actinobacteria

order: Mycobacteriales

family: Nocardiaceae

genus: Nocardia

species: Nocardia shinanonensis

type strain: yes


cell morphology

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  • gram stain: positive
  • motility: no

multicellular morphology

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  • forms multicellular complex: yes
  • complex name: aerial mycelium
  • complex color: white
  • further description: mycelium fragments into irregular rod-shaped elements

Culture and growth conditions

culture temp


Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

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  • oxygen tolerance: aerobe

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
4312317234glucose+builds acid from
4312317268myo-inositol+builds acid from
4312315963ribitol-builds acid from
4312330849L-arabinose-builds acid from
4312317113erythritol-builds acid from
4312328260galactose-builds acid from
4312317306maltose-builds acid from
4312362345L-rhamnose-builds acid from
4312330911sorbitol-builds acid from
4312337684mannose-builds acid from
4312329864mannitol-builds acid from
4312316947citrate+carbon source
4312317128adipate-carbon source
4312324265gluconate-carbon source

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


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  • sample type: aqueous humor of a patient with endophthalmitis
  • geographic location: Matsumoto, Nagano
  • country: Japan
  • JPN
  • continent: Asia
  • enrichment culture: 5 % sheep blood agar
  • enrichment culture duration: 3 days
  • enrichment culture temperature: 37

isolation source categories

#Host Body Product#Fluids
#Host Body-Site#Organ#Eye

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 43123
  • description: Nocardia shinanonensis gene for 16S ribosomal RNA, partial sequence, strain: IFM 11456
  • accession: LC103184
  • length: 1474
  • database: nuccore
  • NCBI tax ID: 1769161

GC content

  • @ref: 43123
  • GC-content: 69.5
  • method: high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

External links

@ref: 43123

culture collection no.: TBRC 5149, NBRC 109590, IFM 11456


20215D.Gleim, M.Kracht, N.Weiss et. al.Prokaryotic Nomenclature Up-to-date - compilation of all names of Bacteria and Archaea, validly published according to the Bacteriological Code since 1. Jan. 1980, and validly published nomenclatural changes since
43123Takehisa Matsumoto, Tatsuya Negishi, Moriyuki Hamada, Hisayuki Komaki, Tohru Gonoi, Takashi YaguchiNocardia shinanonensis sp. nov., isolated from a patient with endophthalmitis10.1099/ijsem.0.001197IJSEM 66: 3324-3328 2016