Cytophaga

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Cytophaga
Бактерии рода Cytophaga, выросшие на твёрдой питательной среде.jpg
Cytophaga image.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Bacteroidetes
Class: Bacteroidia
Order: Bacteroidales
Family: Bacteroidaceae
Genus: Cytophaga
Species

C. columnaris
C. hutchinsonii
C. johnsonae
C. psychrophila

Cytophaga is a genus of Gram-negative, gliding, rod-shaped bacteria. This bacterium is commonly found in soil, rapidly digests crystalline cellulose[1] C. hutchinsonii is able to use its gliding motility to move quickly over surfaces. Although the mechanism for this is not known, there is a belief that the flagella is not used [2]

Species[edit]

The following are some species in Cytophaga:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Home - Cytophaga hutchinsonii ATCC 33406. (n.d.). Retrieved May 02, 2017, from http://genome.jgi.doe.gov/cythu/cythu.home.html
  2. ^ Home - Cytophaga hutchinsonii ATCC 33406. (n.d.). Retrieved May 02, 2017, from http://genome.jgi.doe.gov/cythu/cythu.home.html
  3. ^ Zhu, Yongtao; McBride, Mark (2014). "Deletion of the Cytophaga hutchinsonii type IX secretion system gene sprP results in defects in glinding motility and cellulose utilization" (PDF). Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 98: 763–755. 
  • Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (3rd ed.). Elsevier. 2007. 

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