Nocardiaceae


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No·car·di·a·ce·ae

(nō-kar-dē-ā'sē-ē),
A family of acid-fast, gram-positive, aerobic bacteria (order Actinomycetales) that includes the genus Nocardia.
[E. Nocard]

Nocardiaceae

/No·car·di·a·ceae/ (no-kahr″de-a´se-e) a family of bacteria (order Actinomycetales), including the genera Actinomadura and Nocardia.

Nocard,

Edmund I.E., French veterinarian, 1850-1903.
Nocardia - a genus of aerobic nonmotile actinomycetes (family Nocardiaceae, order Actinomycetales), transitional between bacteria and fungi, which are mainly saprophytic but may produce disease in human beings and other animals.
Nocardia brasiliensis
Nocardia dacryoliths - white pseudoconcretions, composed of masses of Nocardia species found in the lacrimal canaliculi. Synonym(s): Desmarres dacryoliths
Nocardiasis bovine farcy
Nocardiaceae - a family of acid-fast, gram-positive, aerobic bacteria (order Actinomycetales) that includes the genus Nocardia.
nocardiosis - a pulmonary or brain infection that is caused by Nocadia asteroides.
Preisz-Nocard bacillus - see under Preisz
References in periodicals archive ?
In contrast, Deinococcaceae, Methylococcaceae, and Nocardiaceae were the most prominent bacterial families in case two.
The order Actinomycetales also includes the genera of Actinomyces, Corynebacterium, Mycobacterium, Nocardiaceae and Streptomyces.
In the present case studies, we report the degradation of phenol by Rhodococcus strain belonging Nocardiaceae family, the main objectives of the investigation are to isolate and characterize a bacterial strain capable of degrading phenol, to study the degradation ability of the isolate at initial high phenol concentrations, and to determine the phenol degradative pathway of the organism.
The genus Rhodococcus is in the family Nocardiaceae in the suborder Corynebacterineae of the Actinomycetales order.