Chlorobium


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Chlorobium

[klȯr′ō·bē·əm]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Chlorobiaceae; cells are ovoid, rod- or vibrio-shaped, and nonmotile, do not have gas vacuoles, contain bacteriochlorophyll c or d, and are free-living.
References in periodicals archive ?
The bacteria involved include Azotobacter, Clostridium, Chromatium and Chlorobium (Burris 2002).
The completion of the entire genome sequences of Chlorobium tepidum and Caulobacter crescentus mark a major milestone in TIGR's history.