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MOLB Chapter 11

The Prokaryotes

Proteobacteria Bacteria, Gram negative,chemoheterotrophic
Escheria Bacteria, not usually pathogenic, gammaproteobacteria
Esherichia coli causes UTI and diarrhea
Salmonella Bacteria, usually pathogenic , gammaproteobacteria
Salmonella enterica & S. typhimurium cause salmonellosis
Salmonella typhi causes typhoid fever
Shigella Bacteria only found in humans, gammaproteobacteria
Shigella Dysenteriae causes dysentery and shigellosis
Yersenia transmitted to humans by fleas, gammaproteobacteria
Yersenia pestis Cause of the plague
Serratia makes red pigment, gammaproteobacteria
Serratia marcenscens found in hospital catheters and saline irrigation systems cause of UTI, respiratory infections
Gammaproteobacteria characteristics large variety of physiological types
alphaproteobacteria capable of growth in low nutrient environments, agriculturally important, has protrusions called prosthecae
betaproteobacteria use hydrogen gas, ammonia, methane, from decomposing matter, several pathogenic
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