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Halothiobacillus is a genus of Proteobacteria. All species are obligate aerobic bacteria, they requires oxygen to grow. They are also halophile, they live in environments with high concentrations of salt. The members of this genus used to belong to Thiobacillus, before they were reclassified in the year 2000. They are now classified with the purple sulfur bacteria.
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A genus of gram-negative, chemolithoautotrophic bacteria in the family Halothiobacillaceae. Several of its species were reclassified to this genus from THIOBACILLUS.
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