Actinomycetaceae


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Noun1.Actinomycetaceae - filamentous anaerobic bacteriaActinomycetaceae - filamentous anaerobic bacteria  
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
Actinomycetales, order Actinomycetales - filamentous or rod-shaped bacteria
genus Actinomyces - type genus of the family Actinomycetaceae
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Actinomycosis is a rare, indolent and slowly progressing infectious disease caused by filamentous Gram-positive anaerobic bacteria, genus Actinomyces , belonging to the family Actinomycetaceae.
Within the order Actinomycetales, the most common families were Actinomycetaceae (n = 73), Corynebacteriaceae (n = 59), and Nocardiaceae (n = 53) (online Appendix Table 1, wwwnc.
The genus Streptomyces is represented in nature by the largest number of species and varieties, producing the majority of known antibiotics among the family Actinomycetaceae.