Chlorobiaceae

Chlorobiaceae

[‚klȯr·ō‚bī′ās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A family of bacteria in the suborder Chlorobiineae; cells are nonmotile and contain bacteriochlorophylls c, d, or e in chlorobium vesicles attached to the cytoplasmic membrane.
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The aryl isoprenoids were considered to result from aromatic carotenoids of the green sulfur bacteria (Chlorobiaceae) [33-35, 42, 43].
Culmination of such series in, variously, filamentous, buoyancy-regulating Cyanobacteia or even by gas-vacuolate purple and green sulphur bacteria (Chromotiaceae, Chlorobiaceae), is recognized at all latitudes where the opportunities arise (Reynolds 1992).
Most of the organisms belong to one of two families, the Chromatiaceae (purple sulphur bacteria) and Chlorobiaceae (green sulphur bacteria).