Oceanospirillales

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Oceanospirillales
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Oceanospirillales
Families

Oceanospirillaceae
Alcanivoracaceae
Hahellaceae
Halomonadaceae
Litoricolaceae
Oleiphilaceae
"Saccharospirillaceae"

The Oceanospirillales are an order of Proteobacteria, with seven families.[1] Most species of this order are halotolerant or halophilic.[2]

One strain of Oceanospirillales is an endosymbiont of the Osedax worms.[3] They are not present in Osedax oocytes so they are acquired later on.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ J.P. Euzéby
  2. ^ George M. Garrity: Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. 2. Auflage. Springer, New York, 2005, Volume 2: The Proteobacteria, Part B: The Gammaproteobacteria
  3. ^ S. K. Goffredi, S. B. Johnson, and R. C. Vrijenhoek (2007). "Genetic Diversity and Potential Function of Microbial Symbionts Associated with Newly Discovered Species of Osedax Polychaete Worms". Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73 (7): 2314–2323. doi:10.1128/AEM.01986-06. PMC 1855680. PMID 17277220. 
  4. ^ G. W. Rouse, N. G. Wilson, S. K. GoVredi, S. B. Johnson, T. Smart, C. Widmer, C. M. Young, and R. C. Vrijenhoek (2009). "Spawning and development in Osedax boneworms (Siboglinidae, Annelida)". Marine Biology 156: 395–405. doi:10.1007/s00227-008-1091-z. 

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