Alteromonadaceae

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Alteromonadaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Alteromonadales
Family: Alteromonadaceae
Genera

Aestuariibacter
Agaribacter
Agarivorans
Aliagarivorans
Aliiglaciecola
Alishewanella
Alteromonas
Bowmanella
Catenovulum
Gayadomonas
Glaciecola
Haliea
Marinimicrobium
Marinobacter
Marinobacterium
Melitea
Microbulbifer
Saccharophagus
Salinimonas

The Alteromonadaceae are a family of Proteobacteria.[1] They are now one of several families in the order Alteromonadales, including Alteromonas and its closest relatives.[2] Species of this family are mostly rod-like shaped and motile by using one polar flagellum.

References[edit]

  1. ^ George M. Garrity: Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. 2. Auflage. Springer, New York, 2005, Volume 2: The Proteobacteria, Part B: The Gammaproteobacteria
  2. ^ Elena P. Ivanova, Sébastien Flavier and Richard Christen: "Phylogenetic relationships among marine Alteromonas-like proteobacteria: emended description of the family Alteromonadaceae and proposal of Pseudoalteromonadaceae fam. nov., Colwelliaceae fam. nov., Shewanellaceae fam. nov., Moritellaceae fam. nov., Ferrimonadaceae fam. nov., Idiomarinaceae fam. nov. and Psychromonadaceae fam. nov." International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (2004), 54, 1773–1788 PDF Online

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