Chloroflexus aggregans

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Chloroflexus aggregans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Division: Chloroflexi
Class: Chloroflexi
Order: Chloroflexales
Family: Chloroflexaceae
Genus: Chloroflexus
Species: C. aggregans
Binomial name
Chloroflexus aggregans
Hanada et al. 1995

Chloroflexus aggregans is a thermophilic, filamentous, phototrophic bacterium that forms dense cell aggregates. Its type strain is strain MD-66 (= DSM 9485).[1]


  1. ^ Hanada, S.; Hiraishi, A.; Shimada, K.; Matsuura, K. (1995). "Chloroflexus aggregans sp. nov., a Filamentous Phototrophic Bacterium Which Forms Dense Cell Aggregates by Active Gliding Movement". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 45 (4): 676–681. doi:10.1099/00207713-45-4-676. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 7547286. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Hanada, Satoshi; Shimada, Keizo; Matsuura, Katsumi (2002). "Active and energy-dependent rapid formation of cell aggregates in the thermophilic photosynthetic bacteriumChloroflexus aggregans". FEMS Microbiology Letters 208 (2): 275–279. doi:10.1111/j.1574-6968.2002.tb11094.x. ISSN 0378-1097. 
  • Nubel, U.; Bateson, M. M.; Madigan, M. T.; Kuhl, M.; Ward, D. M. (2001). "Diversity and Distribution in Hypersaline Microbial Mats of Bacteria Related to Chloroflexus spp.". Applied and Environmental Microbiology 67 (9): 4365–4371. doi:10.1128/AEM.67.9.4365-4371.2001. ISSN 0099-2240. 
  • Weltzer, M. L.; Miller, S. R. (2012). "Ecological Divergence of a Novel Group of Chloroflexus Strains along a Geothermal Gradient". Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79 (4): 1353–1358. doi:10.1128/AEM.02753-12. ISSN 0099-2240. 

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