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  1. Xanthomonas campestris

    Xanthomonas campestris is bacterial species that causes a variety of plant diseases. Available from the NCPPB,and other international Culture collections such as ICMP, ATCC, and LMG in a purified form, it is used in the commercial production of a high-molecular-weight polysaccharide - xanthan gum - that is an efficient viscosifier of water and that has many important uses, especially in the food industry.

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  1. Xanthomonas campestris

    A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that is pathogenic for plants.


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