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Mobiluncus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Class: Actinobacteria
Subclass: Actinobacteridae
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Actinomycineae
Family: Actinomycetaceae
Genus: Mobiluncus

Mobiluncus is a genus of gram-positive[1], anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria. While this species of bacterium possesses a cell wall with structural similarity to other gram-positive cell walls, upon gram stain these bacteria may be stained either gram-negative or gram-variable.

Its organisms are found in the human vagina, particularly in association with Gardnerella vaginalis in cases of bacterial vaginosis.[2]

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Wikispecies

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Taxonavigation

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Superregnum: Bacteria
Regnum: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Classis: Actinobacteria
Subclassis: Actinobacteridae
Ordo: Actinomycetales
Subordo: Actinomycineae
Familia: Actinomycetaceae
Genus: Mobiluncus
Species: M. curtisii - M. mulieris

Name

Mobiluncus Carol A. Spiegel & Marilyn C. Roberts, 1984

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