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Descriptor in English: Endospore-Forming Bacteria
Descriptor in Spanish: Bacterias Formadoras de Endosporas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Bactérias Formadoras de Endosporo
Descriptor in French: Bactéries formant des endospores
Entry term(s): Endospore Forming Bacteria
Tree number(s): B03.300
Scope note: A group of rods or cocci whose taxonomic affinities are uncertain. They form endospores, thick-walled bodies formed within the vegetative cells of certain bacteria, able to withstand adverse environmental conditions for prolonged periods.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specific families & genera
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: 98; use explode 1976-97
DeCS UI: 4806
Descriptor UI: D004725
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/25
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Endospore-Forming Bacteria - Preferred
Concept UI M0007426
Scope note A group of rods or cocci whose taxonomic affinities are uncertain. They form endospores, thick-walled bodies formed within the vegetative cells of certain bacteria, able to withstand adverse environmental conditions for prolonged periods.
Preferred term Endospore-Forming Bacteria
Entry term(s) Endospore Forming Bacteria



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