Lamprocystis


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Lamprocystis

[‚lam·prə′sis·təs]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Chromatiaceae; cells are spherical and motile, have gas vacuoles, and contain bacteriochlorophyll a on vesicular photosynthetic membranes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(1976) registraron un bloom bacteriano producido por Lamprocystis roseo-persicinum (Kutzing) Schroeter, con unos pocos individuos de A.