Clostridium paradoxum

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Clostridium paradoxum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Division: Firmicutes
Class: Clostridia
Family: Clostridiaceae
Genus: Clostridium
Species: Cl. paradoxum
Binomial name
Clostridium paradoxum
Li et al. 1993

Clostridium paradoxum is a moderately thermophilic anaerobic alkaliphile bacteria. It is motile with 2-6 peritrichous flagella and forms round to slightly oval terminal spores. Its type strain is JW-YL-7 (DSM 7308).[1]


  1. ^ Li, Y.; Mandelco, L.; Wiegel, J. (1993). "Isolation and Characterization of a Moderately Thermophilic Anaerobic Alkaliphile, Clostridium paradoxum sp. nov". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 43 (3): 450–460. doi:10.1099/00207713-43-3-450. ISSN 0020-7713. 

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