Methylophilaceae

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Methylophilaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Methylophilales
Family: Methylophilaceae
Genera

Methylophilus
Methylobacillus
Methylovorax

The Methylophilaceae are a family of Proteobacteria, given their own order. Like all Proteobacteria, they are gram-negative. The cells are slightly curved or straight rod-shaped.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. pp. 354–361. ISBN 978-0-387-24145-6.

External links[edit]

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