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halobacterium

(hăl′ō-băk-tîr′ē-əm)
n. pl. halobac·teria (-tîr′ē-ə)
Any of various rod-shaped, halophilic, pigmented archaea of the genus Halobacterium, some of which produce bacteriorhodopsin to facilitate ATP synthesis during periods of oxygen deficiency.

Halobacterium

obligate halophiles which spoil meat of high salt content.
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