Azoarcus communis

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Azoarcus communis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Rhodocyclales
Family: Rhodocyclaceae
Genus: Azoarcus
Species: Azoarcus communis
Reinhold-Hurek et al., 1993

Azoarcus communis is a species of bacteria. It is a nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Its cells are yellow-pigmented, straight to curved, gram-negative rods. Its type strain is LMG 5514.[1]


  1. ^ Reinhold-Hurek, B.; Hurek, T.; Gillis, M.; Hoste, B.; Vancanneyt, M.; Kersters, K.; De Ley, J. (1993). "Azoarcus gen. nov., Nitrogen-Fixing Proteobacteria Associated with Roots of Kallar Grass (Leptochloa fusca (L.) Kunth), and Description of Two Species, Azoarcus indigens sp. nov. and Azoarcus communis sp. nov.". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 43 (3): 574–584. doi:10.1099/00207713-43-3-574. ISSN 0020-7713. 

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