MIBO3000 SG14 - H yperthermophilic bacteria Optimum temp:...

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Hyperthermophilic bacteria Optimum temp: 70-85°C Isolated from marine/freshwater hydrothermal vents 1. Aquifex: rod-shaped aerobic chemoautotroph 2. Thermodesulfobacterium: rod-shaped anaerobic chemoheterotroph , unusual membrane lipids 3. Thermotoga: fermentative chemoheterotroph , toga Green nonsulfur bacteria Filamentous, anaerobic, anoxygenic phototrophs Use gliding motility Only have Photosystem II Thermophilic Found in hot springs Deinococci Known for extreme radiation resistance (UV and γ) CW contains thick peptidoglycan layer with an outer membrane (stains Gram+) Proteobacteria (Gram-) α, β, γ, δ, ε, ζ Enteric bacteria: rod- shaped, peritrichously flagellated, facultative anaerobe; inhabit GI tract (like E. coli ) Vibrio bacteria: rod-shaped, peritrichously flagellated, facultative anaerobe; inhabit salt water and estuaries Pseudomonads: polarly flagellated, diverse metabolically; perform denitrification; diverse habitat: soil bacteria opportunistic pathogens
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2011 for the course MIBO 3000 taught by Professor Shearer during the Spring '11 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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MIBO3000 SG14 - H yperthermophilic bacteria Optimum temp:...

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