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Vitreoscilla MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vitreoscilla
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.400.840
B03.660.075.525.900
Unique ID
D020589
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020589
Scope Note
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic or microaerophilic, colorless filaments. It is nonfruiting, motile by gliding, and found in freshwater sediments and cow dung. One species (V. stercoraria) is considered morphologically to be a streptobacillus. That species is strictly aerobic and produces a homodimeric bacterial hemoglobin, especially under oxygen-limited growth conditions. (From Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Vitreoscilla stercoraria
Registry Number
txid59
Related Numbers
txid61
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Vitreoscilla Preferred
Vitreoscilla stercoraria Narrower
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