Pelobacter

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Pelobacter
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Delta Proteobacteria
Order: Desulfuromonadales
Family: Pelobacteraceae
Genus: Pelobacter
Schink and Pfennig, 1983[1]
Type species
Pelobacter acidigallici
Schink and Pfennig, 1983
Species

Pelobacter carbinolicus
Pelobacter acetylenicus
Pelobacter propionicus
Pelobacter acidigallici
Pelobacter venetianus
Pelobacter sp. A3b3
Pelobacter masseliensis
Pelobacter seleniigenes Pelobacter acetylenicus

Pelobacter (gr pelos : mud) is a bacteria genus in the family Pelobacteraceae. The cells are rod-shaped with rounded ends and occur in single, pairs or chains. They have a fermentative metabolism.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pelobacter on www.uniprot.org
  2. ^ 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.
  • Martin Dworkin, Stanley Falkow, Eugene Rosenberg, Karl-Heinz Schleifer, Erko Stackebrandt (Hrsg.) The Prokaryotes, A Handbook of the Biology of Bacteria. Volume 7: Proteobacteria: Delta and Epsilon Subclasses. Deeply Rooting Bacteria ISBN 978-0-387-33493-6

External links[edit]

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