proteobacteria

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proteobacteria

(prō″tē-ō-băk-tē′rē-ă)
A diverse phylum of gram-negative bacteria, which includes many intestinal bacteria (e.g., Escherichia coli, Salmonella), the nitrogen-fixing bacteria, and the anaerobic purple bacteria.
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