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Bergey’s Manual® of Systematic Bacteriology

Volume Five The Actinobacteria, Part A and B

  • Michael Goodfellow
  • Peter Kämpfer
  • Hans-Jürgen Busse
  • Martha E. Trujillo
  • Ken-ichiro Suzuki
  • Wolfgang Ludwig
  • William B. Whitman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Wolfgang Ludwig, Jean Euzéby, Peter Schumann, Hans-Jürgen Busse, Martha E. Trujillo, Peter Kämpfer et al.
    Pages 1-28
  3. Wolfgang Ludwig, Jean Euzéby, William B. Whitman
    Pages 29-31
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 2029-2083

About this book

Introduction

Includes a revised taxonomic outline for the Firmicutes based upon the SILVA project as well as a description of more than 1346 species and 235 genera belonging to the phylum Firmicutes, which are also called the low mol% G+C Gram positive prokaryotes. Major taxa are included are Alicyclobacillus, Bacillus, Clostridium, Enterococcus, Erysipelothrix, Eubacterium, Haloanaerobium, Heliobacterium, Lachnospira, Lactobacillus, Leuconostoc, Listeria, Paenibacillus, Peptococcus, Ruminococcus, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Syntrophomonas, Thermoactinomyces, Thermoanaerobacter, Veillonella and 229 additional genera. Includes many medically and industrially important taxa.

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael Goodfellow
  • Peter Kämpfer
  • Hans-Jürgen Busse
  • Martha E. Trujillo
  • Ken-ichiro Suzuki
  • Wolfgang Ludwig
  • William B. Whitman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyBergey’s Manual Trust University of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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