Comamonadaceae

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Comamonadaceae
Leptothrix lichtmikroskopisch.jpg
Leptothrix ssp. under the microscope
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Comamonadaceae
Genera

Acidovorax
Aquabacterium
Brachymonas
Comamonas
Curvibacter
Delftia
Hydrogenophaga
Ideonella
Leptothrix
Limnohabitans
Malikia
Pelomonas
Polaromonas
Rhodoferax
Roseateles
Sphaerotilus
Tepidimonas
Thiomonas
Variovorax

The Comamonadaceae are a family of the Beta Proteobacteria.[1] Like all Proteobacteria, they are Gram-negative. They are aerobic and most of the species are motile via flagella. The cells are curved rod-shaped.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Willems A., J. De Ley, M. Gillis, and K. Kersters. Comamonadaceae, a New Family Encompassing the Acidovorans rRNA Complex, Including Variovorax paradoxus gen. nov.,comb. nov. for Alcaligenes paradoxus (Davis 1969). 1991. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 41: 445-450 PDF Online
  2. ^ Garrity, George M.; Brenner, Don J.; Krieg, Noel R.; Staley, James T. (eds.) (2005). Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Volume Two: The Proteobacteria, Part C: The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria. New York, New York: Springer. ISBN 978-0-387-24145-6.

External links[edit]

  • Comamonadaceae J.P. Euzéby: List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature