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. This species does not only utilize inorganic sulphur compounds and ferrous ion simultaneously can oxidize inorganic substrates.