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Descriptor in English: Photobacterium
Descriptor in Spanish: Photobacterium
Descriptor in Portuguese: Photobacterium
Descriptor in French: Photobacterium
Tree number(s): B03.440.450.900.604
B03.660.250.830.590
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that are common in the marine environment and on the surfaces and in the intestinal contents of marine animals. Some species are bioluminescent and are found as symbionts in specialized luminous organs of fish.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS UI: 10973
Descriptor UI: D010776
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Photobacterium - Preferred
Concept UI M0016743
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that are common in the marine environment and on the surfaces and in the intestinal contents of marine animals. Some species are bioluminescent and are found as symbionts in specialized luminous organs of fish.
Preferred term Photobacterium



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