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Gemmatimonadetes

(Phylum)

Overview

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A Phylum in the Kingdom Bacteria.

Taxonomy

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The Phylum Gemmatimonadetes is further organized into finer groupings including:

Classes

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Gemmatimonadetes

The Gemmatimonadetes are a family of bacteria, given their own phylum (Gemmatimonadetes). The first member of this phylum was discovered in 2003 in activated sludge in a sewage treatment system. The bacteria was named Gemmatimonas aurantiaca and is a gram-negative rod-shaped aerobe that appears to replicate by budding. [more]

More info about the Class Gemmatimonadetes may be found here.

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Last Revised: October 03, 2013
2013/10/03 15:45:17