Oceanospirillales are an order of Proteobacteria, with seven families. Most species of this order are [1 ] halotolerant or halophilic. [2 ]
One strain of
Oceanospirillales is an endosymbiont of the worms. Osedax They are not present in [3 ] Osedax oocytes so they are acquired later on. [4 ]
References [ edit ]
^ J.P. Euzéby
^ George M. Garrity: Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. 2. Auflage. Springer, New York, 2005, Volume 2: The Proteobacteria, Part B: The Gammaproteobacteria
^ 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.
^ 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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