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flavobac·teri·um

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  1. flavobacteriumnoun

    Any of many Gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria, of the class Flavobacteria, that occur in soil and water, and are mostly pigmented and photosynthetic.

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  1. Flavobacterium

    Flavobacterium is a genus of Gram-negative, nonmotile and motile, rod-shaped bacteria that consists of 130 recognized species. Flavobacteria are found in soil and fresh water in a variety of environments. Several species are known to cause disease in freshwater fish.Flavobacterium psychrophilum causes the bacterial cold water disease on salmonids and the rainbow trout fry disease on rainbow trout. F. columnare causes the cotton-wool disease on freshwater fishes. F. branchiophilum causes the bacterial gill disease on trout. Another member of this genus, F. okeanokoites is the original source for the type IIs restriction endonuclease FokI, used in Zinc finger nucleases and TALENs.Nylon-eating bacteria are a strain of Flavobacterium that is capable of digesting certain by-products of nylon 6 manufacture. Species who are a part of the genus Flavobacterium are most likely found scattered along in nature. These microbes are mostly found in aquatic ecosystems and wet areas with freshwater or seawater. The Flavobacterium species are in most if not all cases found in some type of hypersaline water which is very halotolerant of the Antarctic species of [F.] gondwanense and [F.] salegens Which are the most important members of Flavobacteriaceae.

Wikidata

  1. Flavobacterium

    Flavobacterium is a genus of Gram-negative, non-motile and motile, rod-shaped bacteria that consists of ten recognized species, as well as three newly proposed species. Flavobacteria are found in soil and fresh water in a variety of environments. Several species are known to cause disease in freshwater fish. Flavobacterium psychrophilum causes the Bacterial Cold Water Disease on salmonids and the Rainbow Trout Fry Disease on rainbow trouts. Flavobacterium columnare causes the cotton-wool disease on freshwater fishes. Flavobacterium branchiophilum causes the Bacterial Gill Disease on trouts.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Flavobacterium

    A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria widely distributed in SOIL and WATER. Its organisms are also found in raw meats, MILK and other FOOD, hospital environments, and human clinical specimens. Some species are pathogenic in humans.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flavobacterium in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flavobacterium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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