archaeobacteria


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Related to archaeobacteria: archaebacteria
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Noun1.archaeobacteria - considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algaearchaeobacteria - considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algae
moneran, moneron - organisms that typically reproduce by asexual budding or fission and whose nutritional mode is absorption or photosynthesis or chemosynthesis
division Archaebacteria - in some classifications considered a kingdom
methanogen - archaebacteria found in anaerobic environments such as animal intestinal tracts or sediments or sewage and capable of producing methane; a source of natural gas
halophil, halophile - archaebacteria requiring a salt-rich environment for growth and survival
thermoacidophile - archaebacteria that thrive in strongly acidic environments at high temperatures
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Immunization of mice with lipopeptide antigens encapsulated in novel liposomes prepared from the polar lipids of various Archaeobacteria elicits rapid and prolonged specific protective immunity against infection with the facultative intracellular pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes.