halobacteria


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halobacteria

BACTERIA that grow in high salt environments, including SPECIES of the genera Halobacter and Halococcus. They are found in the DOMAIN ARCHAEA.
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Halobacteria are either Gram-negative or Gram-positive and have aerobic facultative anaerobic or obligatory anaerobic metabolism (Johnson et al.
The rise and decline of a bloom of halobacteria in the Dead Sea.
Nucleotide sequence of the 16s ribosomal RNA gene from the haloalkalophilic archaeon (archaebacterium) Natronobacterium magadii and the phylogeny of halobacteria.