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Free-Living Saccharolytic Spirochetes: The Genus Spirochaeta

  • Ercole Canale-Parola

Abstract

The genus Spirochaeta includes anaerobic facultatively anaerobic spirochetes that are indigenous to aquatic environments such as the mud water of ponds marshes. These spirochetes occur in nature as free-living forms, that is, their existence does not depend on physical associations with other organisms (Canale-Parola, 1984b).

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Agar Medium Trace Element Solution Isolation Medium Ocean Floor Spreading Facultative Anaerobe 
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