Pseudoalteromonas tetraodonis

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Pseudoalteromonas tetraodonis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Alteromonadales
Family: Pseudoalteromonadaceae
Genus: Pseudoalteromonas
Binomial name
Pseudoalteromonas tetraodonis
(Simidu et al., 1990)
Ivanova et al., 2001

Alteromonas tetraodonis
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Pseudomonas tetraodonis
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Pseudoalteromonas tetraodonis is a marine bacterium known for its symbiotic relationship with fish such as the pufferfish. It secretes the neurotoxin, tetrodotoxin, which gives certain organs toxicity (i.e. the host's liver or skin).

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