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%.
|Title of host publication||The Prokaryotes|
|Subtitle of host publication||Other Major Lineages of Bacteria and The Archaea|
|Publisher||Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||3|
|ISBN (Print)||3642389538, 9783642301223|
|State||Published - 1 Jul 2014|