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Desulfovibrio desulfuricans

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Domain  Bacteria
Order  Desulfovibrionales
Genus  Desulfovibrio
Rank  Species
Phylum  Proteobacteria
Family  Desulfovibrionaceae
Higher classification  Desulfovibrio
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Scientific name  Desulfovibrio desulfuricans
Similar  Desulfovibrio, Desulfovibrio vulgaris, Desulfotomaculum, Desulfobulbus propionicus, Geobacter

Medical vocabulary what does desulfovibrio desulfuricans mean


Desulfovibrio desulfuricans is a Gram-negative sulfate-reducing bacteria. It is generally found in soils, waters, and the stools of animals, although in rare cases it has been found to cause infection in humans. It is particularly noted for its ability to produce methyl mercury.

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Morphology

Desulfovibrio desulfuricans has been described as a motile, rod-shaped, Gram-negative obligate anaerobe with polar flagella. It measures approximately 3μm by 0.5μm.

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Desulfovibrio desulfuricans Wikipedia


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