Bacteria have traditionally been identified and classified by shape, on the basis of their biochemistry, and/or the conditions under which they grow. New approaches allow classification on the basis of similarities among DNA sequences.
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Article by Wim van Egmond on these microbes with photographs of Cyanobacteria and the green Anabaena.
Information from Wikipedia on these unicellular organisms.
A place to find out the most current name for a bacterium.
Provides images of the causative agents of Anthrax, Yersinia and several generalised bacterial cells including the walls of gram positive and gram negative cells.
Provides a data repository of bacteriocin natural antimicrobial peptides, developed by PFBA in Tunisia in collaboration with INAF, Laval University, Canada.
The Tree of Life web project provides a classification of the true bacteria.
Introduction to the Bacteria
Topics include morphology, systematics, life history and ecology, and the fossil record.
List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature
Alphabetically and chronologically arranged lists of taxa, with additional information on bacterial taxonomy.
An Overview of Bacteria.
Article by Matt Emery provides an introduction to these microbes with several images of stained cultures.
Taxonomy Browser (Eubacteria)
Shows the relationships among the recognized groups, and samples yet to be named or classified.
A theory of the lifecycle of bacteria
Paper by Y Heyman who investigated the viability kinetics of activated sludge, the death rate of viable cells and the hydrolysis rate of dead cells.
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