Chloroflexus

Chloroflexus

[‚klȯr·ō′flek‚sēz]
(microbiology)
The single genus of the family Chloroflexaceae.
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It has been determined that the most present bacteria genus were respectively Thiofaba, Ignavibacterium, Chloroflexus, Gpl and Gp3 in this study.
Malonyl-CoA reductase and propionyl-CoA synthetase are the key enzymes of the 3-hydroxypropianate cycle, which is operative in Chloroflexus (Ishii et al., 2004) with a modified version detected in the crenarchaeal order Sulfolobales (Alber et al., 2006).
A bicyclic autotrophic [CO.sub.2] fixation pathway in Chloroflexus aurantiacus.
Many microbiologists have successfully cultivated many uncultivable bacteria by using modified or diluted media, and long incubation times; strains thus isolated belonged to 11 phyla such as Acidobacteria, Actinobacteria, Bacteroidetes, Rubrobacteridae, Chloroflexus, Firmucutes, Fusobacteria, Gemmatimonadetes, Planctomydetes, Proteobacteria, and Verrucomicrobia (1).