Chloroflexus aggregans

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Chloroflexus aggregans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Division: Chloroflexi
Class: Chloroflexi
Order: Chloroflexales
Family: Chloroflexaceae
Genus: Chloroflexus
Species: C. aggregans
Binomial name
Chloroflexus aggregans
Hanada et al. 1995

Chloroflexus aggregans is a thermophilic, filamentous, phototrophic bacterium that forms dense cell aggregates. Its type strain is strain MD-66 (= DSM 9485).[1]


  1. ^ Hanada, S.; Hiraishi, A.; Shimada, K.; Matsuura, K. (1995). "Chloroflexus aggregans sp. nov., a Filamentous Phototrophic Bacterium Which Forms Dense Cell Aggregates by Active Gliding Movement". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 45 (4): 676–681. doi:10.1099/00207713-45-4-676. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 7547286. 

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