Rhodospirillales


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Rhodospirillales

[¦rō·dō‚spī·rə′lā·lēz]
(microbiology)
The single order of the phototrophic bacteria; cells are spherical, rod-shaped, spiral, or vibrio-shaped, and all contain bacteriochlorophylls and carotenoid pigments.
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isolates Actinomycetales 294 Bacillales 61 Pseudomonadales 56 Flavobacteriales 41 Burkholderiales 39 Lactobacillales 38 Enterobacteriales 33 Neisseriales 15 Pasteurellales 14 Rhizobiales 14 Clostridiales 10 Cardiobacteriales 9 Sphingomonadales 8 Caulobacterales 7 Rhodospirillales 7 Xanthomonadales 7 Fusobacteriales 6 Bacteroidales 5 Sphingobacteriales 4 Rhodocyclales 2 Desulfovibrionales 1 Micrococcineae 1 Rhodobacterales 1 Table 2.