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 beta proteobacteria was represented by Derxia (DeLT[P.sub.2] and DeAT[M.sub.3]).
(a) Actinobacteria 25.45 Firmicutes 25.45 Alpha proteobacteria 12.73 Beta proteobacteria 3.64 Gamma proteobacteria 25.45 Bacteroidetes 3.64 (b) Phyla/subdivision Number of Total number of XRB antagonistic XRB belonging to each in each phylum/ phylum/subdivision subdivision Actinobacteria 2 14 Firmicutes 9 16 Alpha proteobacteria 4 7 Beta proteobacteria 1 2 Gamma proteobacteria 11 14 Bacteroidetes 1 2 Note: Table made from pie chart.
henselae Fever, cat scratch Tissue disease, bacillary section angiomatosis Beta Proteobacteria Bordetella trematum Chronic otitis Neisseria weaveri Infected wound Spirochetae Borrelia burgdorferi Erythema chronicum sensu stricto, B.