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Descriptor English: Aquifex
Descriptor Spanish: Aquifex
Descriptor Portuguese: Aquifex
Descriptor French: Without translation
Tree number(s): B03.440.025
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000086142
Scope note: A thermophilic, gram-negative genus of bacteria in the phylum Aquificae and the family Aquificaceae. Rod-shaped and non-spore forming, this genus is known to grow near underwater volcanoes or hot springs.
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: Gram-Negative Bacteria (2013-2020)
Public MeSH Note: 2021
History Note: 2021
DeCS ID: 59505
Unique ID: D000086142
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2021/01/01
Date of Entry: 2020/07/07
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Aquifex - Preferred
Concept UI M000731984
Scope note A thermophilic, gram-negative genus of bacteria in the phylum Aquificae and the family Aquificaceae. Rod-shaped and non-spore forming, this genus is known to grow near underwater volcanoes or hot springs.
Preferred term Aquifex



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