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Descriptor in English: Desulfurococcaceae
Descriptor in Spanish: Desulfurococcaceae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Desulfurococcaceae
Descriptor in French: Desulfurococcaceae
Entry term(s): Desulfurococcus
Ignicoccus
Staphylothermus
Stetteria
Sulfophobococcus
Thermodiscus
Thermosphaera
Tree number(s): B02.075.200.500
Scope note: A family of archaea, in the order DESULFUROCOCCALES, consisting of anaerobic cocci which utilize peptides, proteins or carbohydrates facultatively by sulfur respiration or fermentation. There are eight genera: AEROPYRUM, Desulfurococcus, Ignicoccus, Staphylothermus, Stetteria, Sulfophoboccus, Thermodiscus, and Thermosphaera. (From Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2d ed)
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: 1998
DeCS UI: 33318
Descriptor UI: D019620
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Desulfurococcaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0029123
Scope note A family of archaea, in the order DESULFUROCOCCALES, consisting of anaerobic cocci which utilize peptides, proteins or carbohydrates facultatively by sulfur respiration or fermentation. There are eight genera: AEROPYRUM, Desulfurococcus, Ignicoccus, Staphylothermus, Stetteria, Sulfophoboccus, Thermodiscus, and Thermosphaera. (From Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2d ed)
Preferred term Desulfurococcaceae
Ignicoccus - Narrower
Concept UI M0438319
Preferred term Ignicoccus
Sulfophobococcus - Narrower
Concept UI M0438332
Preferred term Sulfophobococcus
Stetteria - Narrower
Concept UI M0438320
Preferred term Stetteria
Thermodiscus - Narrower
Concept UI M0029122
Preferred term Thermodiscus
Thermosphaera - Narrower
Concept UI M0438321
Preferred term Thermosphaera
Desulfurococcus - Narrower
Concept UI M0029119
Preferred term Desulfurococcus
Staphylothermus - Narrower
Concept UI M0029121
Preferred term Staphylothermus



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