Athiorhodaceae


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Athiorhodaceae

[ā‚thī·ə‚rō′dās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
Formerly the nonsulfur photosynthetic bacteria, a family of small, gram-negative, nonsporeforming, motile bacteria in the suborder Rhodobacteriineae.
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