Microbial Ecology

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

Properties of marine bdellovibrios

  • A. Marbach
  • Mazal Varon
  • M. Shilo

Abstract

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.

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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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