Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 157230

Type strain: Yes

Species: Bifidobacterium imperatoris

Strain history: LMG 30297 <-- M. Ventura; Dept. of Chem., Univ. of Parma, Italy; Tam1G.

NCBI tax ID(s): 2020965 (species)

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@ref: 63770

BacDive-ID: 157230

keywords: mesophilic, anaerobe, Bacteria, genome sequence

description: Bifidobacterium imperatoris LMG 30297 is an anaerobe, mesophilic bacterium that was isolated from Faeces,Emperor Tamarin.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 2020965
  • Matching level: species

strain history: LMG 30297 <-- M. Ventura; Dept. of Chem., Univ. of Parma, Italy; Tam1G.

doi: 10.13145/bacdive157230.20220920.7

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/actinomycetota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Actinomycetota
  • class: Actinomycetes
  • order: Bifidobacteriales
  • family: Bifidobacteriaceae
  • genus: Bifidobacterium
  • species: Bifidobacterium imperatoris
  • full scientific name: Bifidobacterium imperatoris Lugli et al. 2018

@ref: 63770

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Actinobacteria

class: Actinobacteria

order: Bifidobacteriales

family: Bifidobacteriaceae

genus: Bifidobacterium

species: Bifidobacterium imperatoris

type strain: yes


colony morphology

  • @ref: 63770
  • incubation period: 2 days

Culture and growth conditions

culture temp


Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

  • @ref: 63770
  • oxygen tolerance: anaerobe

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample typesampling dategeographic locationcountryorigin.countrycontinenthost species
63770Faeces,Emperor Tamarin2014-09-16Emilia Romagna,ParmaItalyITAEurope
67770Stool sample of an emperor tamarin (Saguinus imperator)ItalyITAEuropeSaguinus imperator

isolation source categories

#Host Body Product#Gastrointestinal tract#Feces (Stool)

Sequence information

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Bifidobacterium imperatoris JCM 32708GCA_017357045chromosomencbi2020965
66792Bifidobacterium imperatoris strain JCM 327082020965.6completepatric2020965
67770Bifidobacterium imperatoris strain Tam1G, whole genome shotgun sequencing projectNMWV00000000ncbi2020965

GC content

  • @ref: 67770
  • GC-content: 56.13

External links

@ref: 63770

culture collection no.: LMG 30297, CCUG 70961, JCM 32708


Phylogeny29395537Phylogenetic classification of six novel species belonging to the genus Bifidobacterium comprising Bifidobacterium anseris sp. nov., Bifidobacterium criceti sp. nov., Bifidobacterium imperatoris sp. nov., Bifidobacterium italicum sp. nov., Bifidobacterium margollesii sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium parmae sp. nov.Lugli GA, Mangifesta M, Duranti S, Anzalone R, Milani C, Mancabelli L, Alessandri G, Turroni F, Ossiprandi MC, van Sinderen D, Ventura MSyst Appl Microbiol10.1016/j.syapm.2018.01.0022018Animals, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Sequence, Bifidobacterium/*classification/genetics, Callithrix/microbiology, Cricetinae/microbiology, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Fatty Acids/analysis, Feces/*microbiology, Geese/microbiology, High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing, Italy, *Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Rabbits/microbiology, Saguinus/microbiology, Sequence Analysis, DNATranscriptome
Phylogeny30789326Characterization of the phylogenetic diversity of five novel species belonging to the genus Bifidobacterium: Bifidobacterium castoris sp. nov., Bifidobacterium callimiconis sp. nov., Bifidobacterium goeldii sp. nov., Bifidobacterium samirii sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium dolichotidis sp. nov.Duranti S, Lugli GA, Napoli S, Anzalone R, Milani C, Mancabelli L, Alessandri G, Turroni F, Ossiprandi MC, van Sinderen D, Ventura MInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijsem.0.0033062019Animals, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Composition, Bifidobacterium/*classification, Callithrix/*microbiology, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Feces/microbiology, Genes, Bacterial, *Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Rodentia/*microbiology, Saimiri/*microbiology, Sequence Analysis, DNATranscriptome
Phylogeny33226935Five novel bifidobacterial species isolated from faeces of primates in two Czech zoos: Bifidobacterium erythrocebi sp. nov., Bifidobacterium moraviense sp. nov., Bifidobacterium oedipodis sp. nov., Bifidobacterium olomucense sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium panos sp. nov.Neuzil-Bunesova V, Lugli GA, Modrackova N, Vlkova E, Bolechova P, Burtscher J, Longhi G, Mancabelli L, Killer J, Domig K, Ventura MInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijsem.0.0045732020Animals, Animals, Zoo/microbiology, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Composition, Bifidobacterium/*classification/isolation & purification, Czech Republic, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Fatty Acids/chemistry, Feces/*microbiology, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, *Phylogeny, Primates/*microbiology, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Sequence Analysis, DNATranscriptome


20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ10.1099/ijsem.0.004332
63770Curators of the CCUG Collection University of Gothenburg (CCUG) (CCUG 70961)
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg OvermannAutomatically annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)
67770Curators of the JCM