Chlamydobacteria

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Chlamydobacteria

 

a group of filamentous bacteria. Many chlamydobacteria produce ferrous hydroxide (II), forming mucilaginous volvas. The young cells that emerge from the volva are motile. Chlamydobacteria develop in places where water and soil are constantly polluted by food wastes or sewage.

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