Spirochaeta


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Related to Spirochaeta: Spirochaeta pallida
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Noun1.Spirochaeta - the type genus of the family Spirochaetaceae; a bacterium that is flexible, undulating, and chiefly aquatic
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
family Spirochaetaceae, Spirochaetaceae - large coarsely spiral bacteria; free-living in fresh or salt water or commensal in bodies of oysters
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Foot-rot is a disease caused mainly by the bacteria Fusiformis nodosus and Spirochaeta penortha.
The abundance of Spirochaeta, Succinivibrio, and Suttonella tended to decrease linearly with increasing dietary inclusion of AFE (0.05<p<0.10).
Noguchi, "Spirochaeta icterohaemorrhagiae in american wild rats and its relation to the japanese and european strains: first paper," Journal of Experimental Medicine, vol.
Based on 16S ribosomal DNA gene sequences, the Genus Borrelia belongs to the Order Spirochaetales, family Spirochetaceae along with other genera, including Spirochaeta, Cristispira, Treponema and Brachyspira (formerly Serpulina).
Treponema pallidum (Spirochaeta pallida) is a thin, delicate, spiral organism with 6 to 14 spirals, measuring 5 to 20 mm in length and 0.2 mm width.
He named it Spirochaeta interrogans because it looked like a question mark.
The centenary of Treponema pallidum: on the discovery of spirochaeta Pallida.
All identified spirochete clones fell into 2 families: the Spirochaetaceae with 2 genera, Cristispira and Spirochaeta, and the Brachyspiraceae, with the genus Brachyspira.
16S rDNA analysis of Spirochaeta thermophila: Its phylogenetic position and implications for the systematics of the order Spirochaetales.