Herpetosiphon

Herpetosiphon

[¦hər·pəd·ō′sī·fən]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Cytophagaceae; cells are unbranched, sheathed rods or filaments; unsheathed segments are motile; microcysts are not known.
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Adapted to low dissolved oxygen concentration Deltaproteobacteria (amount Group including most <1 of filamentous bacteria) sulphate reducing (n.d.) bacteria (e.g., families Desulfobacteraceae, Desulfobulbaceae, and Desulfovibrionaceae) Chloroflexi Group of filamentous <1 (amount of filamentous organisms with (n.d.) bacteria) increasing impact on municipal and industrial WWTPs, due to their contribution to foaming and bulking events, very stable against mechanical stress (genus Herpetosiphon, type 1851, type 0803, and type 0092 and many other filaments still unknown) Eikelboom type 1851 Filamentous n.d.