Fibrobacteres

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Fibrobacteres
Scientific classification
Kingdom: 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; specifically the genus Fibrobacter (the primary 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&ndash, 435.
  • Holt JG (editor) (1994). Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology (9th ed. ed.). Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 0-683-00603-7.

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