proteobacteria

(redirected from Alphaproteobacteria)

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 Phylum Proteobacteria was primarily composed of the Classes Alphaproteobacteria, Betaproteobacteria, Deltaproteobacteria and Gammaproteobacteria (23 [+ or -]4%, 8.
Similar study in Gulf of Mexico Beach Sands identified members of the Gammaproteobacteria (Alcanivorax, Marinobacter) and Alphaproteobacteria (Rhodobacteraceae) as fundamental players in petroleum degradation [22].
Serial testing from a 3-day collection period by use of the Bartonella Alphaproteobacteria growth medium platform may enhance the sensitivity of Bartonella species detection in bacteremic human patients.
It is in the Alphaproteobacteria class, which is part of the Proteobacteria phylum.
2012) utilized shotgun metagenomic reads from a tunicate species (Lissoclinum patella) to reconstruct the complete genome of an endosymbiotic Alphaproteobacteria.
pensylvanicus were affiliated with Alphaproteobacteria, Gammaproteobacteria, Bacilli, and Mollicutes (Lundgren et al.
Alphaproteobacteria represent the most diverse class of proteobacteria found in both lesions and on unaffected surfaces.
Phylum, class Detected by Detected by cloning microarray and sequencing Actinobacteria, Yes Yes Actinobacteria Bacteroidetes, Yes No Bacteroidetes Bacteroidetes, Yes Yes Sphingobacteria Chloroflexi, Chloroflexi Yes No Cyanobacteria, Yes No Cyanobacteria Cyanobacteria, Yes No Cyanophyceae Deinococcus-Thermus, Yes No Thermus Firmicutes, Bacilli Yes Yes Firmicutes, Clostridia Yes No Planctomycetes, Yes No Planctomycetacia Proteobacteria, Yes Yes Alphaproteobacteria Proteobacteria, Yes No Betaproteobacteria Proteobacteria, Yes No Deltaproteobacteria Proteobacteria, Yes Yes Gammaproteobacteria Proteobacteria, Yes No Epsilonproteobacteria
The Alphaproteobacteria and Gammaproteobacteria (strains CS-2, CS-3, CS-5, CS-6, and CS-9 in Table 1) have closest relatives in salty environments from Korea and Brazil.
The OTUs within Proteobacteria were distributed between Alphaproteobacteria, Betaproteobacteria and Gammaproteobacteria for each sample (Figure 3).