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Descriptor in English: Proteobacteria
Descriptor in Spanish: Proteobacteria
Descriptor in Portuguese: Proteobactérias
Descriptor in French: Proteobacteria
Entry term(s): Bacteria, Purple
Purple Bacteria
Tree number(s): B03.660
Scope note: A phylum of bacteria consisting of the purple bacteria and their relatives which form a branch of the eubacterial tree. This group of predominantly gram-negative bacteria is classified based on homology of equivalent nucleotide sequences of 16S ribosomal RNA or by hybridization of ribosomal RNA or DNA with 16S and 23S ribosomal RNA.
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: 2000
DeCS UI: 34135
Descriptor UI: D020560
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/03
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Proteobacteria - Preferred
Concept UI M0328495
Scope note A phylum of bacteria consisting of the purple bacteria and their relatives which form a branch of the eubacterial tree. This group of predominantly gram-negative bacteria is classified based on homology of equivalent nucleotide sequences of 16S ribosomal RNA or by hybridization of ribosomal RNA or DNA with 16S and 23S ribosomal RNA.
Preferred term Proteobacteria
Entry term(s) Bacteria, Purple
Purple Bacteria



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