The family Anaplasmataceae

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The family Anaplasmataceae is in the order Rickettsiales that includes the four genera Anaplasma, Ehrlichia, Neorickettsia, and Wolbachia, all of which are small Gram-negative pleomorphic cocci and obligatory intracellular bacteria. The Rickettsiales are most often cited as the alphaproteobacterial subgroup from which mitochondria arose.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Prokaryotes
Subtitle of host publicationAlphaproteobacteria and Betaproteobacteria
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9783642301971
ISBN (Print)3642301967, 9783642301964
StatePublished - 1 Aug 2014


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