Halobacteriaceae


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Halobacteriaceae

[‚hal·ə‚bak·tir·ē′ās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A family of gram-negative, aerobic rods and cocci which require high salt (sodium chloride) concentrations for maintenance and growth.
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Two groups of organisms are thought to be involved in the lake's transformation: a family of algae called dunaliella and a family of bacteria known as halobacteriaceae.
While experts have not determined exactly what creatures have turned the lake red this year, they believe dunaliella and halobacteriaceae are the likely culprits
Extremely halophilic Archaea belong to the order Halobacteriales which contains one family the Halobacteriaceae (Ozcan et al.