Burkholderiales

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Burkholderiales
Burkholderia pseudomallei colonies on a blood agar plate.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Families

Alcaligenaceae
Burkholderiaceae
Comamonadaceae
Oxalobacteraceae
Sutterellaceae

The Burkholderiales are an order of Proteobacteria.1 Like all Proteobacteria, they are gram-negative. They include several pathogenic bacteria, including species of Burkholderia, Bordetella, and Ralstonia.1 They also include Oxalobacter and related genera, which are unusual in using oxalic acid as their source of carbon.1

References

  1. ^ a b c George M. Garrity: Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. 2. Auflage. Springer, New York, 2005, Vol. 2: The Proteobacteria Part C: The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteabacteria ISBN 0-387-24145-0

External links

  • Burkholderiales J.P. Euzéby: List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature







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