Planctomyces


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Planctomyces

[‚plaŋk·tə′mī·sēz]
(microbiology)
A genus of appendaged bacteria; spherical, oblong, or pear-shaped cells with long, slender stalks; reproduce by budding.
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Most of the sequences were related to those of bacteria such as Clostridium and Planctomyces, but 18 could not be assigned to any known bacterial group.
Other bacterial divisions identified here by sequence type include uncultivated Planctomyces spp.
Planctomyces is actually a prokaryote (1) that has been shown to have some kind of a membrane associated with it.