The Family Sporichthyaceae

  • Tomohiko Tamura
Reference work entry


Sporichthyaceae, a family within the order “Frankiales,” includes the genus Sporichthya. Members of this family are facultative anaerobes and have a cell wall containing a large amount of LL-diaminopimelic acid. Sporichthya aerial hyphae grow upright on the surface of the medium through holdfasts, which are outgrowths of the basal cell wall. No substrate mycelium forms.


Aerial Hypha Substrate Mycelium Diamino Acid Mixed Grass Prairie Uncultured Bacterium Clone 
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  1. 1.Biological Resource Center (NBRC)National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE)Kisarazu-shiJapan

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