The family prevotellaceae

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Prevotellaceae is a family in the phylum Bacteroidetes and is composed of four genera: Prevotella, Alloprevotella, Hallella, and Paraprevotella. Two strains of Prevotella have been completely sequenced: Prevotella intermedia 17 and Prevotella ruminicola 23 (TIGR). Prevotella strains are Gram-negative, non-spore-forming, non-motile, rod-shaped or pleomorphic, singular cells that thrive under anaerobic growth conditions. The G+C content of strains in this family range from 45 to 49 mol%.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Prokaryotes
Subtitle of host publicationOther Major Lineages of Bacteria and The Archaea
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783642301230
ISBN (Print)3642389538, 9783642301223
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2014


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