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The Genus Herpetosiphon

  • Natuschka Lee
  • Hans Reichenbach

The Herpetosiphon species are aerobic, chemoorganotrophic, filamentous bacteria that are Gram negative but do not have a typical Gram negative cell wall. The filaments are very long, unbranched, and multicellular, between 0.5 µm and 1.5 µm wide and usually 100 µm to more than 1200 µm long (Fig. 1). Short transparent sections (“sleeves”; Fig. 2) are seen at the ends of many filaments.

Keywords

Activate Sludge Respiratory Quinone ATCC 23779T Sewage Plant Eikelboom Type 
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