Category: Bacteria Domain

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Eubacterium

Eubacterium: Eubacterium is a genus of Gram-positive bacteria in the family Eubacteriaceae. These bacteria are characterised by a rigid cell wall. They may either be motile or nonmotile. If motile, they have a flagellum....

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Brucella melitensis

Brucella melitensis: Before Brucella melitensis was recognized as the cause of Malta fever in man, a disease causing the same symptoms in countries bordering the Mediterranean was known as Fibris andulans. David Bruce, a...

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Bacillus anthracis

Bacillus anthracis:                                  Bacillus anthracis is the etiologic agent of anthrax—a common disease of livestock and, occasionally, of humans—and the only obligate pathogen within the genus Bacillus. This disease can be classified as a zoonosis, causing infected animals to transmit the disease...

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Brucella abortus

Description and significance: Brucella abortus is a gram-negative bacterium that is found in cattle populations. This intracellular parasite is a blood borne pathogen that causes premature abortion of a cattle fetus. What makes this...

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Thermoplasmataceae

Thermoplasmataceae: Thermoplasmataceae Scientific classification Domain: Archaea Kingdom: Euryarchaeota Phylum: Euryarchaeota Class: Thermoplasmata Order: Thermoplasmatales Family: Thermoplasmataceae Binomial name Thermoplasmataceae Reysenbach 2002 Genus ·         Thermoplasma   Introduction: In taxonomy, the Thermoplasmataceae are a family of the Thermoplasmatales. It contains only one genus, Thermoplasma....

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Brucella

Brucella: Brucella is a genus of Gram-negative bacteria, named after David Bruce (1855–1931). They are small (0.5 to 0.7 by 0.6 to 1.5 µm), nonencapsulated, nonmotile, facultatively intracellular coccobacilli. Brucella spp. are the cause...

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Brucella suis

Brucella suis: Brucella suis is a bacterium that causes swine brucellosis, a zoonosis that affects pigs. The disease typically causes chronic inflammatory lesions in the reproductive organs of susceptible animals or orchitis, and may...

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Borrelia burgdorferi

Borrelia burgdorferi: Description and significance: Borrelia burgdorferi is a Gram-negative spirochete bacteria that is well known as the causative agent of Lyme disease. In 1982, a few years after Lyme disease was first diagnosed,...

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Anaplasma phagocytophilum

Anaplasma phagocytophilum: Scientific classification Domain: Bacteria Phylum: Proteobacteria Class: Alphaproteobacteria Order: Rickettsiales Family: Ehrlichiaceae Genus: Anaplasma Species: A. phagocytophilum Binomial name Anaplasma phagocytophilum (Foggie 1949) Dumler et al. 2001[1] Synonyms Rickettsia phagocytophila ovis Rickettsia phagocytophila...

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Agrobacterium tumefaciens

    Agrobacterium tumefaciens: carrot cell Scientific classification Kingdom: Bacteria Phylum: Proteobacteria Class: Alphaproteobacteria Order: Rhizobiales Family: Rhizobiaceae Genus: Agrobacterium Species: A. tumefaciens Binomial name Agrobacterium tumefaciens   Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens (updated scientific name Rhizobium radiobacter, synonym Agrobacterium...

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