Flexibacter


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Flexibacter

[¦flek·sə¦bak·tər]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Cytophagaceae; cells are unsheathed rods or filaments and are motile; microcysts are not known.
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Cytophaga, Flavobacterium, Flexibacter and Chryseobacterium infections in cultured marine fish.
Characterization and experimental infection of Flexibacter maritimus in hatcheries of post-larvae of Litopenaeus vannamei Boone, 1931.
The Antarctic CRC has identified five groups of PUFA-producing bacteria: Shewanella, Colwellia, Flexibacter and Psychroflexus from Antarctic sea ice, and Moritella from the deep sea.