Firmicutes

Belongs within: Terrabacteria.Contains: Halanaerobiia, Thermoanaerobacteria, Bacilli, Selenobacteria, Veillonellaceae, Clostridium, Desulfotomaculia, Syntrophomonadaceae, Heliobacteriaceae. The Firmicutes are mostly Gram-positive bacteria with a low DNA mol% G + C content (Garrity & Holt 2001a). Representatives include the Peptococcaceae, obligately anaerobic bacteria found in a variety of habitats such as in association with human or animal tissue, or in… Continue reading Firmicutes

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Life

Contains: Euryarchaeota, Eukaryota, Crenarchaeota, Reitlingerellidae, Fusobacteria, Gracilicutes, Terrabacteria, Deinococci, Thermotogaceae. This is the source page to begin following the tree of all life on this planet. The total group of living organisms can be divided for convenience between eukaryotes, in which the greater part of the cell’s genetic material is contained within a nuclear membrane,… Continue reading Life

Planococcus

Belongs within: Bacilli. Planococcus is a genus of motile cocci or short rods. <==Planococcus | i. s.: P. rifietoensis Romano, Giordano et al. 2003VP [=P. rifietensis (l. c.)]IJSEM03 |–+–+–*P. citreus Kocur et al. 1970YW03 | | `–P. maritimus Yoon, Weiss et al. 2003YW03 | `–+–P. antarcticusYW03 | `–P. kocurii Hao & Kamagata 1985YW03 `–+–P. alkanoclasticus… Continue reading Planococcus

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Halanaerobiia

Belongs within: Firmicutes. The Halanaerobiia are halophilic, anaerobic, Gram-positive bacteria with a fermentative or homoacetogenic metabolism (Müller & Oren 2003). <==HalanaerobiiaCD21 |–Haloanaerobiaceae [Halanaerobiales]GH01a | |–HalocellaGH01a | |–Halothermothrix oreniiGH01a, P-PB03 | |–NatroniellaGH01a | `–HaloanaerobiumGH01a | |–H. acetethylicumMO03 | `–H. praevalensMO03 `–HalobacteroidalesCD21 |–Acetohalobium [Acetohalobiaceae]CD21 | `–A. arabaticumGH01b `–HalobacteroidaceaeGH01a |–HalobacteroidesGH01a |–HaloanaerobacterGH01a |–OreniaGH01a `–SporohalobacterGH01a *Type species of generic name… Continue reading Halanaerobiia

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Paenibacillus

Belongs within: Bacilli. Paenibacillus is a genus of facultatively anaerobic, endospore-forming, rod-shaped bacteria. <==Paenibacillus Ash et al. 1993YO03 | i. s.: P. filicis Kim et al. 2010IJSEM10 | P. fonticolaCD21 | P. pinihumi Kim et al. 2010IJSEM10 |–+–P. larvaeYO03 | `–+–+–P. alginolyticusYO03 | | `–P. chondroitinusYO03 | `–+–P. koreensisYO03 | `–P. validusYO03 `–+–+–+–P. curdlanolyticusYO03 |… Continue reading Paenibacillus

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Alicyclobacillaceae

Belongs within: Bacilli. The Alicyclobacillaceae are aerobic, endospore-forming, Gram-positive bacteria. <==Alicyclobacillaceae |–PasteuriaDC03 | |–*P. ramosa Metchnikoff 1888G-DW03 | |–P. nishizawae Sayre et al. 1992G-DW03 | |–P. penetrans (ex Thorne 1940) Sayre & Starr 1986G-DW03 [=Bacterium penetransS00, Dubosquia penetransS00] | |–P. thornei Starr & Sayre 1988G-DW03 | `–Candidatus P. usgae Giblin-Davis, Williams et al. 2003G-DW03 `–+–‘Bacillus’… Continue reading Alicyclobacillaceae

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Mollicutes

Belongs within: Bacilli. The Mollicutes, mycoplasmas, are parasitic bacteria lacking cell walls (Garrity & Holt 2001). Characters (from Garrity & Holt 2001): Pleomorphic cells devoid of cell walls. Growth on agar exhibiting “fried egg” appearance. Sterols may be required for growth. Gliding motility may be present. Facultatively to obligately anaerobic. Mol% G + C of… Continue reading Mollicutes

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Streptococcus

Belongs within: Lactobacillales. Streptococcus is a genus of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic Gram-positive bacteria that form pairs or chains of cocci, with the cells sometimes being elongated in the direction of the chain (Gray 1990). Streps Published 23 December 2008 Streptococcus is one of the most familiar bacterial genera. There was a time when the… Continue reading Streptococcus

Eubacterium

Belongs within: Clostridium. Eubacterium is a genus of anaerobic, non-spore-forming, Gram-positive bacteria commonly associated with the digestive tracts of animals. <==Eubacterium Prévot 1938AL IJSEM10 |–+–E. moniliformeGG03 | `–E. multiformeGG03 `–+–‘Clostridium’ absonumGG03 `–+–‘Clostridium’ baratiiGG03 `–+–E. budayiGG03 `–E. nitritogenesGG03 Eubacterium incertae sedis: E. acidaminophilumPH03 E. angustumPH03 E. cellulosolvens [=Cillobacterium cellulosolvens]CM92 E. combesiiHI02 E. contortumBS02 E. eligensBS02 E.… Continue reading Eubacterium

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Clostridium

Belongs within: Firmicutes.Contains: Lachnospiraceae, Peptostreptococcaceae, Eubacterium. Clostridium is a genus of anaerobic, rod-shaped, Gram-positive bacteria forming resistant endospores. <==Clostridium |–+–C. oroticumPHK96 | `–C. sporosphaeroidesPHK96 |–+–C. paradoxumPH03 | `–+–C. glycolicumPH03 | `–C. irregularisPH03 |–+–+–C. halophilumPH03 | | `–Caminicella sporogenesPH03 | `–+–TindalliaPH03 | | |–T. californiensis Pikuta, Hoover et al. 2003VP PH03 | | `–T. magadiensisPH03 |… Continue reading Clostridium

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