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Descriptor English:   Clostridium 
Descriptor Spanish:   Clostridium 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Clostridium 
Tree Number:   B03.300.390.400.200
B03.353.625.375.500
B03.510.415.400.200
Definition English:   A genus of motile or nonmotile gram-positive bacteria of the family Clostridiaceae. Many species have been identified with some being pathogenic. They occur in water, soil, and in the intestinal tract of humans and lower animals. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer specifics; infection = CLOSTRIDIUM INFECTIONS or its specifics
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EN enzymology GE genetics
GD growth & development IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PY pathogenicity PH physiology
RE radiation effects UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   3039 
Unique Identifier:   D003013 


   ORGANISMS [B]
      Bacteria [B03]
         Endospore-Forming Bacteria [B03.300]
            Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Bacteria [B03.300.390]
               Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Rods [B03.300.390.400]
                  Bacillaceae [B03.300.390.400.158] +
                  Brevibacillus [B03.300.390.400.160]
                  Clostridium [B03.300.390.400.200] 
                     Clostridium acetobutylicum [B03.300.390.400.200.025]
                     Clostridium beijerinckii [B03.300.390.400.200.100]
                     Clostridium bifermentans [B03.300.390.400.200.130]
                     Clostridium botulinum [B03.300.390.400.200.160] +
                     Clostridium butyricum [B03.300.390.400.200.180]
                     Clostridium cellulolyticum [B03.300.390.400.200.200]
                     Clostridium cellulovorans [B03.300.390.400.200.205]
                     Clostridium chauvoei [B03.300.390.400.200.215]
                     Clostridium difficile [B03.300.390.400.200.250]
                     Clostridium histolyticum [B03.300.390.400.200.412]
                     Clostridium kluyveri [B03.300.390.400.200.493]
                     Clostridium perfringens [B03.300.390.400.200.575]
                     Clostridium septicum [B03.300.390.400.200.690]
                     Clostridium sordellii [B03.300.390.400.200.700]
                     Clostridium sticklandii [B03.300.390.400.200.710]
                     Clostridium symbiosum [B03.300.390.400.200.713]
                     Clostridium tertium [B03.300.390.400.200.722]
                     Clostridium tetani [B03.300.390.400.200.725]
                     Clostridium tetanomorphum [B03.300.390.400.200.740]
                     Clostridium thermocellum [B03.300.390.400.200.770]
                     Clostridium tyrobutyricum [B03.300.390.400.200.800]
                  Micromonosporaceae [B03.300.390.400.500] +
                  Moorella [B03.300.390.400.525]
                  Paenibacillus [B03.300.390.400.645] +
                  Saccharopolyspora [B03.300.390.400.790]
                  Staphylococcaceae [B03.300.390.400.800] +
                  Streptomycetaceae [B03.300.390.400.810] +


   ORGANISMS [B]
      Bacteria [B03]
         Firmicutes [B03.353]
            Clostridiales [B03.353.625]
               Clostridiaceae [B03.353.625.375]
                  Clostridium [B03.353.625.375.500] 
                     Clostridium acetobutylicum [B03.353.625.375.500.025]
                     Clostridium beijerinckii [B03.353.625.375.500.100]
                     Clostridium bifermentans [B03.353.625.375.500.130]
                     Clostridium botulinum [B03.353.625.375.500.160] +
                     Clostridium butyricum [B03.353.625.375.500.180]
                     Clostridium cellulolyticum [B03.353.625.375.500.200]
                     Clostridium cellulovorans [B03.353.625.375.500.205]
                     Clostridium chauvoei [B03.353.625.375.500.215]
                     Clostridium difficile [B03.353.625.375.500.250]
                     Clostridium histolyticum [B03.353.625.375.500.412]
                     Clostridium kluyveri [B03.353.625.375.500.493]
                     Clostridium perfringens [B03.353.625.375.500.575]
                     Clostridium septicum [B03.353.625.375.500.690]
                     Clostridium sordellii [B03.353.625.375.500.700]
                     Clostridium sticklandii [B03.353.625.375.500.710]
                     Clostridium symbiosum [B03.353.625.375.500.713]
                     Clostridium tertium [B03.353.625.375.500.722]
                     Clostridium tetani [B03.353.625.375.500.725]
                     Clostridium tetanomorphum [B03.353.625.375.500.740]
                     Clostridium thermocellum [B03.353.625.375.500.770]
                     Clostridium tyrobutyricum [B03.353.625.375.500.800]
                  Sarcina [B03.353.625.375.750]


   ORGANISMS [B]
      Bacteria [B03]
         Gram-Positive Bacteria [B03.510]
            Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Bacteria [B03.510.415]
               Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Rods [B03.510.415.400]
                  Alicyclobacillus [B03.510.415.400.078]
                  Bacillaceae [B03.510.415.400.158] +
                  Brevibacillus [B03.510.415.400.179]
                  Clostridium [B03.510.415.400.200] 
                     Clostridium acetobutylicum [B03.510.415.400.200.025]
                     Clostridium beijerinckii [B03.510.415.400.200.100]
                     Clostridium bifermentans [B03.510.415.400.200.130]
                     Clostridium botulinum [B03.510.415.400.200.160] +
                     Clostridium butyricum [B03.510.415.400.200.180]
                     Clostridium cellulolyticum [B03.510.415.400.200.200]
                     Clostridium cellulovorans [B03.510.415.400.200.205]
                     Clostridium chauvoei [B03.510.415.400.200.215]
                     Clostridium difficile [B03.510.415.400.200.250]
                     Clostridium histolyticum [B03.510.415.400.200.412]
                     Clostridium kluyveri [B03.510.415.400.200.493]
                     Clostridium perfringens [B03.510.415.400.200.575]
                     Clostridium septicum [B03.510.415.400.200.690]
                     Clostridium sordellii [B03.510.415.400.200.700]
                     Clostridium sticklandii [B03.510.415.400.200.710]
                     Clostridium symbiosum [B03.510.415.400.200.713]
                     Clostridium tertium [B03.510.415.400.200.722]
                     Clostridium tetani [B03.510.415.400.200.725]
                     Clostridium tetanomorphum [B03.510.415.400.200.740]
                     Clostridium thermocellum [B03.510.415.400.200.770]
                     Clostridium tyrobutyricum [B03.510.415.400.200.800]
                  Desulfotomaculum [B03.510.415.400.230]
                  Micromonosporaceae [B03.510.415.400.500] +
                  Moorella [B03.510.415.400.525]
                  Paenibacillus [B03.510.415.400.645] +
                  Saccharopolyspora [B03.510.415.400.790]
                  Streptomycetaceae [B03.510.415.400.810] +