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Descriptor English: Proteobacteria
Descriptor Spanish: Proteobacteria
Descriptor Portuguese: Proteobactérias
Descriptor French: Proteobacteria
Entry term(s): Bacteria, Purple
Purple Bacteria
Tree number(s): B03.660
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020560
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.
Annotation:
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
Public MeSH Note: 2000
History Note: 2000
Entry Version: PROTEOBACT
DeCS ID: 34135
Unique ID: D020560
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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