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Descriptor English: Acidithiobacillus
Descriptor Spanish: Acidithiobacillus
Descriptor Portuguese: Acidithiobacillus
Descriptor French: Acidithiobacillus
Tree number(s): B03.440.400.425.103
B03.660.250.015
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D042763
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria in the class GAMMAPROTEOBACTERIA. They are obligately acidophilic and aerobic, using reduced SULFUR COMPOUNDS to support AUTOTROPHIC GROWTH.
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
Previous Indexing: Gammaproteobacteria (2001-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004
History Note: 2004
DeCS ID: 37841
Unique ID: D042763
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Acidithiobacillus - Preferred
Concept UI M0441909
Scope note A genus of gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria in the class GAMMAPROTEOBACTERIA. They are obligately acidophilic and aerobic, using reduced SULFUR COMPOUNDS to support AUTOTROPHIC GROWTH.
Preferred term Acidithiobacillus



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