Nocardiaceae


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Nocardiaceae

[nō‚kär·dē′ās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A family of aerobic bacteria in the order Actinomycetales; mycelium and spore production is variable.
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The order Actinomycetales includes the families Mycobacteriaceae and Nocardiaceae, among others.
The most prominent families were Deinococcaceae, Methylobacteriaceae, and Nocardiaceae representing 16.2% of all identified bacterial sequences.
Maldonado, "The families dietziaceae, gordoniaceae, nocardiaceae and tsukamurellaceae," in The Prokaryotes: Archaea.
The whole-genome restriction map for R1101 was compared with in silico NcoI restriction maps of 33 complete genome sequences from the family Nocardiaceae, retrieved from GenBank; these sequences included R.
The order Actinomycetales also includes the genera of Actinomyces, Corynebacterium, Mycobacterium, Nocardiaceae and Streptomyces.