Desulfobacteraceae

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Desulfobacteraceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Deltaproteobacteria
Order: Desulfobacterales
Family: Desulfobacteraceae
Genera

Desulfobacter
Desulfobacterium
Desulfobacula
Desulfobotulus
Desulfocella
Desulfococcus
Desulfofaba
Desulfofrigus
Desulfonema
Desulfosarcina
Desulfospira
Desulfotalea
Desulfotignum

The Desulfobacteraceae are a family of Proteobacteria. They are reducing sulfates to sulfides to obtain energy and are strictly anaerobe.

References[edit]

  • 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.