Rhodospirillaceae


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Rhodospirillaceae

[¦rō·dō‚spī·rə′lās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A family of bacteria in the suborder Rhodospirillineae; cells are motile by flagella, multiplication is by budding or binary fission, and photosynthetic membranes are continuous with the cytoplasmic membrane.
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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.
jordaniae is a gram-negative, spiral-shaped aerobe in the family Rhodospirillaceae (1).
Pfennig, "Isolation of members of the family Rhodospirillaceae," in The Prokaryotes: A Handbook on Habitats, Isolation, and Identification of Bacteria, M.