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Search Results for: proteobacteria

Betaproteobacteria

Definition noun A taxonomic class in the phylum Proteobacteria that includes species such as chemolithotrophic... Read More

Alphaproteobacteria

Definition noun A taxonomic class belonging to the phylum Proteobacteria that includes phototropic proteobacteria,... Read More

Proteobacteria

Definition noun (taxonomy) A phylum of the domain Bacteria that includes medically and scientifically important species such... Read More

Deltaproteobacteria

Definition noun A taxonomic class in Phylum Proteobacteria that includes diverse species such as myxospore-forming bacteria... Read More

Gammaproteobacteria

Definition noun (taxonomy) A class within Phylum Proteobacteria that includes unicellular bacteria that are mostly... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Providencia alcalifaciens

Definition noun One of the clinically important species of the genus Providencia isolated chiefly from infections of the... Read More

Serratia marcescens

Definition Noun A gram-negative motile and non-endospore forming rod bacterium associated with hospital acquired infections... Read More

Haemophilus parahaemolyticus

Definition Noun A gram-negative commensal bacterium involved as a causative agent in some human diseases including... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Enterobacter aerogenes

Definition Noun A gram-negative rod shaped motile and encapsulated bacterium and have peritrichous flagella that surrounds... Read More

Providencia rettgeri

Definition noun Species of the genus Providencia frequently associated with hospital-acquired infections of the urinary... Read More

Chemosynthesis

Definition noun, plural: chemosyntheses The production of a more complex chemical compound by combining two or more simpler... Read More

Salmonella typhimurium

Definition A gram-negative pathogenic bacterium associated in gastroenteritis in humans and other... Read More

Vibrio cholerae

Definition Noun A gram-negative single polar flagellum bacterium associated with cholera infection in... Read More

Methanotroph

Definition noun, plural: methanotrophs An organism that metabolize methane as a source of carbon and... Read More

Neisseria sicca

Definition Noun A gram-negative diplococcus oxidase positive commensal bacterium involved as a normal flora of human oral... Read More

Acinetobacter lwoffii

Definition Noun A gram-negative aerobic and non-fermentative bacterium involved as a normal flora of the skin, perineum and... Read More

Neisseria mucosa

Definition Noun A gram-negative mucoid cocci bacterium involved in several human infections including cerebrospinal fluid... Read More

Neisseria flavescens

Definition Noun A gram-negative saprophytic bacterium found normally in the nasopharynx, mouth and upper respiratory tracts... Read More

Moraxella bovis

Definition Noun A gram-negative non-motile coccobacillus and highly opportunistic aerobic bacterium involved in Bovine... Read More

Zoogloea

Definition noun, plural: zoogleas, zoogleae A jelly-like gram-negative aerobic rod-shaped bacterium that aggregates on... Read More

Microaerophile

Definition noun, plural: microaerophiles An organism that lives in environment that only has a low level of... Read More

Enterobacteriaceae

Definition noun: (taxonomy) A family of gram-negative bacilli that inhabit the large intestine of humans and other... Read More

Escherichia coli

Definition A Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped species belonging to the family... Read More

Endosymbiotic theory

Endosymbiotic theory definition noun (evolutionary biology) A theory suggesting that the organelles such as mitochondria... Read More