Brucellaceae

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Brucellaceae
Brucella spp.JPG
Brucella spp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Brucellaceae
Breed et al. 1957
Genera[2]

Brucella[1]
Crabtreella[1]
Daeguia[1]
Falsochrobactrum[1]
Mycoplana[1]
Ochrobactrum[1]
Paenochrobactrum[1]
Pseudochrobactrum[1]

The Brucellaceae are a family of the Gram-negative Rhizobiales, they are named after Sir David Bruce, a Scottish microbiologist. They are aerobic chemoorganotrophes,[3] the family comprises pathogen and soil bacteria[3]

See Brucella, the type genus, and brucellosis, a disease caused by Brucella.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Brucellaceae". www.uniprot.org. 
  2. ^ "List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature". Archived from the original on 27 April 2012. Retrieved 20 July 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Garrity, George M.; Brenner, Don J.; Krieg, Noel R.; Staley, James T. (eds.) (2005). Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Volume Two: The Proteobacteria, Part C: The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria. New York, New York: Springer. ISBN 978-0-387-24145-6.