Alicyclobacillaceae

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Alicyclobacillaceae
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Alicyclobacillaceae

da Costa & Rainey, 2009[1]
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The Alicyclobacillaceae are a family of gram-positive bacteria. Some of them are thermophiles, they can live at around 70 °C (158 °F).[2] They also tolerate acidic pH levels of 1.5–5.5.[2] They can make endospores. Alicyclobacillaceae are found in soil, water and in geothermal springs.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. da Costa, M. S.; Rainey, F. A. (2009). Family II. Alicyclobacillaceae fam. nov. Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology (2nd ed.). Volume 3. p. 229.CS1 maint: location (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 George Garrity (hrsg.): Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology, Volume 3: The low G+C Gram Positives. 2. Auflage. Springer-Verlag, New York u. a. O. 2008, ISBN 978-0-387-95041-9.