Desulfovibrionales

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Desulfovibrionales
Dvulgaris micrograph.JPG
Desulfovibrio vulgaris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Deltaproteobacteria
Order: Desulfovibrionales
Families & Genera

Desulfovibrionaceae
   Desulfovibrio
   Bilophila
   Lawsonia
Desulfohalobiaceae
   Desulfohalobium
   Desulfomonas
   Desulfonatronovibrio
Desulfomicrobiaceae
   Desulfomicrobium
Desulfonatronumaceae
   Desulfonatronum

The Desulfovibrionales are an order of Proteobacteria, with four families. Like all Proteobacteria, they are Gram-negative. The majority are sulfate-reducing, with the exception of Lawsonia and Bilophila.[1] All members of this order are obligately anaerobic.[2] Most species are mesophilic, there are also some moderate thermophiles.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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.
  2. ^ Singh OV (2012). Extremophiles: Sustainable Resources and Biotechnological Implications. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 76–79. ISBN 978-1-118-10300-5. 

External links[edit]

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