GFAJ-1
GFAJ-1 is a strain of rod-shaped bacteria in the family Halomonadaceae. It is an extremophile. It was isolated from the hypersaline and alkaline Mono Lake in eastern California by geobiologist Felisa ...
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Bacterial taxonomy
The hierarchy of biological classification's eight major taxonomic ranks. Intermediate minor rankings are not shown.Bacterial taxonomy is the taxonomy, i.e. the rank-based classification, of bacter...
Azotobacter
Azotobacter is a genus of usually motile, oval or spherical bacteria that form thick-walled cysts and may produce large quantities of capsular slime. They are aerobic, free-living soil microbes which ...
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Monera
Monera (/məˈnɪərə/ mə-NEER-ə) is a kingdom that contains unicellular organisms with a prokaryotic cell organization, (having no nuclear membrane), such as bacteria.The taxon Monera was first proposed...
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Latin grammar
The grammar of Latin, like that of other ancient Indo-European languages, is highly inflected; consequently, it allows for a large degree of flexibility in choosing word order. For example, femina tog...
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List of bacterial genera named after mythological figures
Several Bacterial species are named after graecoroman mythical figures.The rules present for species named after a famous person do not apply, although some names are changed in the female nominative ...
Agrobacterium
Agrobacterium is a genus of Gram-negative bacteria established by H. J. Conn that uses horizontal gene transfer to cause tumors in plants. Agrobacterium tumefaciens is the most commonly studied specie...
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List of bacterial genera named after geographical names
Several Bacterial species are named after geographical locations.For the generic epithet, all names derived from people or places (unless in combination) must be in the female nominative case, either ...
Yersinia pestis
Yersinia pestis (formerly Pasteurella pestis) is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped coccobacillus, a facultative anaerobic bacterium that can infect humans and animals.Human Y. pestis infection takes three m...
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List of bacterial genera named after institutions
Several Bacterial species are named after institutions, including acronyms which are spelt out as they would be read,e.g. CDC becomes Ce+de+ce+a.The names are changed in the female nominative case, ei...
Bacillus cereus
Bacillus cereus is an endemic, soil-dwelling, Gram-positive, rod-shaped, motile, beta hemolytic bacterium. Some strains are harmful to humans and cause foodborne illness, while other strains can be be...
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Bacillus
Bacillus is a genus of Gram-positive, rod-shaped (bacillus), bacteria and a member of the phylum Firmicutes. Bacillus species can be obligate aerobes (oxygen reliant), or facultative anaerobes (having...
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Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli (/ˌɛʃɨˈrɪkiə ˈkoʊlaɪ/; commonly abbreviated E. coli) is a Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Escherichia that is commonly found in the lower int...
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Candidatus
In bacterial nomenclature, Candidatus (Latin for candidate of Roman office, named after the white gown worn by Roman senators) is a component of the taxonomic name for a bacterium that cannot be maint...
Ancient Greek grammar
Ancient Greek grammar (here mainly referring to that of the Attic dialect) is morphologically complex and preserves several features of Proto-Indo-European morphology. Nouns, adjectives, pronouns, art...
Binomial nomenclature
Binomial nomenclature (also called binominal nomenclature or binary nomenclature) is a formal system of naming species of living things by giving each a name composed of two parts, both of which use L...
Culture collection
A microbiological culture, or microbial culture, is a method of multiplying microbial organisms by letting them reproduce in predetermined culture media under controlled laboratory conditions. Microbi...
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International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
The International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research in the field of microbial systematics that was established in 1951. Its sc...
International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology - Wikipedia
Bacteriological Code
The International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria (ICNB) or Bacteriological Code (BC) governs the scientific names for bacteria, including Archaea. It denotes the rules for naming taxa of bacteria, a...
Archaea
The Archaea (/ɑrˈkiːə/ or /ɑrˈkeɪə/; singular archaeon) constitute a domain or kingdom of single-celled microorganisms. These microbes are prokaryotes, meaning that they have no cell nucleus or any ot...
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Bacteria
Bacteria (/bækˈtɪəriə/; singular: bacterium) constitute a large domain of prokaryotic microorganisms. Typically a few micrometres in length, bacteria have a number of shapes, ranging from spheres to r...
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Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology
Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology is the main resource for determining the identity of bacterial species, using every characterizing aspect.The manual was published subsequent to the Bergey's...
International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria
The International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria (ICNB) or Bacteriological Code (BC) governs the scientific names for bacteria, including Archaea. It denotes the rules for naming taxa of bacteria, a...
List of bacterial genera named after personal names
Many Bacterial species are named after people, either the discoverer or a famous person in the field of microbiology, for example Salmonella is after D.E. Salmon, who discovered it (albeit as "Bacillu...
List of bacterial genera named after personal names - Wikipedia
Common name
In biological nomenclature, a common name of a taxon or organism (also known as a vernacular name, English name, colloquial name, trivial name, trivial epithet, country name, popular name, or farmer's...