Rhodospirillineae

Rhodospirillineae

[¦rō·dō‚spī·rə′lin·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
The purple bacteria, a suborder of the order Rhodospirillales; contain bacteriochlorophyll a or b, located on internal membranes.
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