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anoxygenic phototrophs that grow phototrophically, obtaining carbon from CO2 + H2S
purple sulfur bacteria
anoxygenic phototrophs that grow phototrophically, obtaining carbon from organic sources
purple nonsulfur bacteria
reside in alpha, beta, and gamma subdivisions of the proteobacteria
purple bacteria
key genera includes:
chromatium
ectothiorhodospira
rhodobacter
rhodospirillum
purple bacteria
key genera:
nitrosomonas
nitrobacter
nitrifying bacteria
widespread in soil and water; present in highest numbers in habitats where considerable amounts of ammonia are present
nitrifying bacteria
bacteria able to grow chemolithotrophically at the expense of reduced inorganic nitrogen compounds
nitrifying bacteria
key genera include:
thiobacillus
achromatium
beggiatoa
sulfur and iron oxidizing bacteria
produces hemolysins (enzyme that lyses red blood cells)
streptococci
Beta hemolytic (S. pyogenes) is the cause of:
strep throat
alpha hemolytic (S. pneumonia) is the cause of:
bacterial pneumonia
endospore-forming gram + rods and cocci
bacillus - aerobic or facultative anaerobes
strict anaerobes including C. tetani and C. boutlinum
clostridium
responsible for gas gengrene
clostridium perfringens
anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria
purple or green bacteria