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Pyrodictiaceae

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Domain  Archaea
Phylum  Crenarchaeota
Scientific name  Pyrodictiaceae
Rank  Family
Kingdom  Crenarchaeota
Order  Desulfurococcales
Higher classification  Desulfurococcales
Lower classifications  Pyrodictium, Pyrolobus fumarii, Strain 121

Medical vocabulary what does pyrodictiaceae mean


The Pyrodictiaceae are a family of disc-shaped anaerobic microorganisms belonging to the order Desulfurococcales, in the domain Archaea. Members of this family are distinguished from the other family (Desulfurococcaceae) in the order Desulfurococcales by having an optimal growth temperature above 100 °C, rather than below 100 °C.

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Phylogeny

The currently accepted taxonomy is based on the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) and National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and the phylogeny is based on 16S rRNA-based LTP release 106 by The All-Species Living Tree Project.

Notes:
♠ Strain found at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) but not listed in the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN)

References

Pyrodictiaceae Wikipedia