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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The diazotrophic alpha proteobacteria was represented by Azospirillum sp.
Based on the identification, phylum Proteobacteria consisting of Gram-negative bacteria of subdivisions Alpha Proteobacteria (12.73%), Beta Proteobacteria (3.64%), and Gamma Proteobacteria (25.45%) were predominant (41.81% strains identified), followed by phyla Firmicutes (29.09%), Actinobacteria (25.45%), and Bacteroidetes (3.64%) (Figure 2(a)).
(XB197) of the Alpha Proteobacteria, Streptomyces sp.
Isolation of new fastidious alpha Proteobacteria and Afipia felis from hospital water supplies by direct plating and amoebal co-culture procedures.
It is a member of the alpha proteobacteria, a group which includes phototropic bacteria, Rickettsia, and Sphingomonas.
A majority of the bacteria identified belonged to the Cytophaga-Flavobacter and Alpha proteobacteria groups.
Currently, 6 genera of acetic acid bacteria are recognized in the Alpha Proteobacteria lineage (Figure).
All these clones were closely related to a group of alpha proteobacteria that includes the genera Roseobacter, Rhodovulum, Rhodobacter, and Paracoccus.
Recently, a more sensitive isolation approach was developed by using Bartonella alpha Proteobacteria growth medium (BAPGM) followed by real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR).