The genus Gelria

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An extensive revision of one of the most authoritative works in bacterial taxonomy Reorganized along phylogenetic lines to reflect the current state of prokaryotic taxonomy 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 to be 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
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBergeys Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Vol. 3: The Firmicutes. 2nd ed.
EditorsP. de Vos, G. Garrity, D. Jones, N.R. Krieg, W. Ludwig, F.A. Rainey, K-H. Schleifer, W.B. Whitman
Place of PublicationNew York
Number of pages1450
ISBN (Print)9780387950419
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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