Amoebobacter

Amoebobacter

[ə‚mē·bə′bak·tər]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Chromatiaceae; cells are spherical and nonmotile, have gas vacuoles, and contain bacteriochlorophyll a on vesicular photosynthetic membranes.
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