Hyphomicrobiaceae


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Hyphomicrobiaceae

[¦hī·fō·mī‚krō·bē′ās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
Formerly a family of bacteria in the order Hyphomicrobiales; cells occurring in free-floating groups with individual cells attached to each other by a slender filament.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The families Hyphomicrobiaceae, Sphingomonadaceae, and Rhodospirillaceae were more abundant after 168 h than at 0 h, representing more than 1% of the community (Fig.