Microbial Ecology

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 284–295 | Cite as

Properties of marine bdellovibrios

  • A. Marbach
  • Mazal Varon
  • M. Shilo


Marine bdellovibrio isolates from the Israeli littoral of the Mediterranean Sea were screened and characterized in terms of host range, temperature and salinity ranges, cation requirement, mutation frequency, and G + C% mole content. Ten types of isolates were distinguished on the basis of these parameters.


Nature Conservation Host Range Mutation Frequency Salinity Range Mole Content 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Marbach
    • 1
  • Mazal Varon
    • 1
  • M. Shilo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Microbiological ChemistryThe Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical SchoolJerusalemIsrael

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