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Fibrobacteres
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Fibrobacteres

Fibrobacteres is a small bacterial phylum which includes many of the major rumen bacteria, allowing for the degradation of plant-based cellulose in ruminant animals. Members of this phylum were categorized in other phyla. The genus Fibrobacter (the only genus of Fibrobacteres) was divided from the genus Bacteroides in 1988.[1]

References

  1. ^ Montgomery L; Flesher B; Stahl D. (1988). "Transfer of Bacteroides succinogenes (Hungate) to Fibrobacter gen. nov. as Fibrobacter succinogenes comb. nov. and description of Fibrobacter intestinalis sp. nov.". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 430–435.  
  • Holt JG (editor) (1994). Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology (9th ed.). Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 0-683-00603-7.  

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  • Fibrobacteres

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Fibrobacteres

  1. a taxonomic phylum, within kingdom Bacteria - bacteria that break down cellulose in ruminant animals
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  • Fibrobacterales

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Superregnum: Bacteria
Regnum: Bacteria
Divisio: Fibrobacteres
Classis: Fibrobacteres
Ordo: Fibrobacterales


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