Bacteroidaceae


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Noun1.Bacteroidaceae - family of bacteria living usually in the alimentary canal or on mucous surfaces of warm-blooded animalsBacteroidaceae - family of bacteria living usually in the alimentary canal or on mucous surfaces of warm-blooded animals; sometimes associated with acute infective processes
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
Eubacteriales, order Eubacteriales - one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram-positive spherical or rod-shaped forms; some are motile; in some classifications considered an order of Schizomycetes
Bacteroides, genus Bacteroides - type genus of Bacteroidaceae; genus of Gram-negative rodlike anaerobic bacteria producing no endospores and no pigment and living in the gut of man and animals
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Relative genera could not be determined phylogenetically, though clones did group into relative families, including Bacteroidaceae (27%), Porphyromonadaceae (23%), Clostridiaceae (22%), Enterobacteriaceae (12%), Lachnospiraceae (8%), Verrucomicrobiaceae (4%), Aeromonadaceae (2%), and unknown Clostridiales (2%).
Subdivision Fantily Genus [alpha]-Proteobacteria Bradyrhizobiaceae Bradyrhizobium Hyphomicrobrobiacae Hyphomicrobium [beta]-Proteobacteria Commamonadaceae Curvibacter Rhodoferax Burkholderiaceae Polynucleobacter Methylophilaceae Methylophilus Neisseriaceae Chitinibacter Rhodocyclaceae Dechloromonas [gamma]-Proteobacteria Aeromonadaceae Aeromonas Enterobacteriaceae Escherichia / Shigella Yersinia Moraxellaceae Acinetobacter Shewanellaceae Shewanella [delta]-Proteobacteria Bdellovibrionaceae Bdellovibrio Acidobacteria Acidobacteriaceae Gp3 Gp4 Gp8 Actinobacteria Microbacteriaceae Cryobacterium Propionibacteriaceae Propionibacterium Bacteroidetes Bacteroidaceae Bacteroides Flavobacteriaceae Cloacibacterium Flavobacterium Chloroftexi Caldifneacea Caldilinea sp.
Fusobacterium necrophorum is a Gram-negative, strictly anaerobic, nonmotile rod that belongs to the family of Bacteroidaceae and is the cause of a constellation of clinical syndromes known collectively as necrobacillosis.