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Proteobacteria

MeSH ID: D020560

DEFINITION: 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.

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chemistry [Q000737] ; classification [Q000145] ; cytology [Q000166] ; drug effects [Q000187] ; enzymology [Q000201] ; genetics [Q000235] ; growth & development [Q000254] ; immunology [Q000276] ; isolation & purification [Q000302] ; metabolism [Q000378] ; pathogenicity [Q000472] ; physiology [Q000502] ; radiation effects [Q000528] ; ultrastructure [Q000648] ; virology [Q000821]

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