proteobacterium


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proteobacterium

(prō′tē-ō-băk-tîr′ē-əm)
n. pl. proteobac·teria (-tîr′ē-ə)
Any of numerous gram-negative bacteria of the phylum Proteobacteria, including E. coli, the agrobacteria, many nitrogen-fixing bacteria, and many pathogens, such as salmonella.
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Stephen JR, Chang Y J, Macnaughton S J, Kowalchuk GA, Leung KT, Flemming CA, White DC (1999) Effect of toxic metals on indigenous soil p-subgroup proteobacterium ammonia oxidizer community structure and protection against toxicity by inoculated metal-resistant bacteria.
However, it is genetically unrelated to Burkholderia, a beta proteobacterium, and Pseudomonas, a gamma proteobacterium.
Stephen JR, Chang YJ, Macnaughton SJ, Kowalchuk GA, Leung KT, Flemming CA, White DC (1999) Effect of toxic metals on indigenous soil p-subgroup proteobacterium ammonia oxidizer community structure and protection against toxicity by inoculated metal-resistant bacteria.