Definitions for beijerinckiaceae
The Beijerinckiaceae are a family of Rhizobiales. They are named after the Dutch microbiologist Martinus Willem Beijerinck. The Beijerinckia are free living nitrogen fixing bacteria.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A family of aerobic gram-negative rods that are nitrogen fixers. They are highly viscous, and appear as a semitransparent slime in giant colonies.
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