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Descriptor in English: Actinobacteria
Descriptor in Spanish: Actinobacteria
Descriptor in Portuguese: Actinobacteria
Descriptor in French: Actinobacteria
Entry term(s): Actinomycetes
Gram-Positive Bacteria, High G+C
High G+C Gram-Positive Bacteria
Tree number(s): B03.510.024
B03.510.460.400.400.049
Scope note: Class of BACTERIA with diverse morphological properties. Strains of Actinobacteria show greater than 80% 16S rDNA/rRNA sequence similarity among each other and also the presence of certain signature nucleotides. (Stackebrandt E. et al, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1997) 47:479-491)
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: 2003; for ACTINOMYCETES use ACTINOMYCETALES 1997-2002 & 1963-1966
DeCS UI: 30282
Descriptor UI: D039903
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Actinobacteria - Preferred
Concept UI M0419813
Scope note Class of BACTERIA with diverse morphological properties. Strains of Actinobacteria show greater than 80% 16S rDNA/rRNA sequence similarity among each other and also the presence of certain signature nucleotides. (Stackebrandt E. et al, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1997) 47:479-491)
Preferred term Actinobacteria
Entry term(s) Actinomycetes
Gram-Positive Bacteria, High G+C
High G+C Gram-Positive Bacteria



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