Chlorobiaceae

Chlorobiaceae

[‚klȯr·ō‚bī′ās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A family of bacteria in the suborder Chlorobiineae; cells are nonmotile and contain bacteriochlorophylls c, d, or e in chlorobium vesicles attached to the cytoplasmic membrane.
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Most of the organisms belong to one of two families, the Chromatiaceae (purple sulphur bacteria) and Chlorobiaceae (green sulphur bacteria).