Thiobacteriaceae


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Noun1.Thiobacteriaceae - free-living coccoid to rod-shaped bacteria that derive energy from oxidizing sulfur or sulfur compounds
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
order Pseudomonadales, Pseudomonadales - one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram-negative spiral or spherical or rod-shaped bacteria usually motile by polar flagella; some contain photosynthetic pigments
genus Thiobacillus - a genus of bacteria
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By far the most important group of bacteria which are involved in leaching of sulphide minerals are the acidophilic Thiobacilli which form part of the family Thiobacteriaceae.