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The characteristics and questionable taxonomic position of the oxalate-decomposing bacterium,Vibrio extorquens

  • V. N. Iyer
  • S. R. Khambata
  • J. V. Bhat
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Summary

A detailed account of the morphological, staining, penicillin sensitivity and serological peculiarities of five strains of an oxalate-decomposing bacterium including the well-recognized strainVibrio extorquens, has been given. Inasmuch as all the strains share many of the characteristics of the genusArthrobacter and notVibrio the desirability of placing the bacterium in the former genus for the time being has been suggested. The possibility of the strains falling under an altogether new genus which represent a phylogenic link between the pseudomonads and diphtheroids has been speculated.

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Oxalate Taxonomic Position Polar Flagellum Young Culture Lateral Flagellum 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. N. Iyer
    • 1
  • S. R. Khambata
    • 2
  • J. V. Bhat
    • 2
  1. 1.Microbiology DepartmentS. B. Garda CollegeNavsari
  2. 2.Fermentation Technology LaboratoryIndian Institute of ScienceBangalore-12

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