Genus of gram-negative, microaerophilic bacteria with helical to curved cells; exhibits motility by a single polar flagellum. Isolated from the gingival sulcus and from root canal infections in humans, and from the bovine rumen. Type species is Wolinella succinogenes.
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Genus of gram-negative, microaerophilic bacteria isolated from gingival sulcus and root canal infections in humans. Type species is W. succinogenes.
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