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Descriptor in English: Sulfolobaceae
Descriptor in Spanish: Sulfolobaceae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sulfolobaceae
Descriptor in French: Sulfolobaceae
Entry term(s): Metallosphaera
Stygiolobus
Sulfurisphaera
Sulfurococcus
Tree number(s): B02.075.725.725
Scope note: A family of SULFOLOBALES consisting of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic chemolithotrophic cocci, usually occurring singly. They grow best at a pH of about 2.
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
History Note: 1992
DeCS UI: 29804
Descriptor UI: D016943
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/30
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Sulfolobaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0025773
Scope note A family of SULFOLOBALES consisting of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic chemolithotrophic cocci, usually occurring singly. They grow best at a pH of about 2.
Preferred term Sulfolobaceae
Sulfurococcus - Narrower
Concept UI M0438382
Preferred term Sulfurococcus
Sulfurisphaera - Narrower
Concept UI M0438381
Preferred term Sulfurisphaera
Metallosphaera - Narrower
Concept UI M0438379
Preferred term Metallosphaera
Stygiolobus - Narrower
Concept UI M0438380
Preferred term Stygiolobus



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