Title

Family I. Puniceicoccaceae

Document Type

Chapter

Abstract

Cocci. Gram-stain-negative. Aerobic or facultatively anaerobic via fermentation. Mesophilic. Chemoorganotrophic. Saccharolytic. Use predominantly mono-, di-, and polysaccharides and their derivatives. Neither muramic acid nor diaminopimelic acid identified in cell-wall extracts. Resistant to β-lactam antibiotics. The major respiratory quinone is menaquinone MK-7.

Disciplines

Bacteriology | Life Sciences | Microbial Physiology | Microbiology


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