Chapter 11. The Gram-Positive Rods

  1. Niall A. Logan BSc, PhD

Published Online: 30 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313949.ch11

Bacterial Systematics

Bacterial Systematics

How to Cite

Logan, N. A. (1994) The Gram-Positive Rods, in Bacterial Systematics, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313949.ch11

Author Information

  1. Department of Biological Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 MAR 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632037759

Online ISBN: 9781444313949



  • Gram-positive rods;
  • Gram-positive rod taxonomy cell shape and sporulation;
  • DNA-DNA and DNA-rRNA homologies;
  • evolutionary trcc and 16S rRNA sequence comparison;
  • clostridium and relatives;
  • Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacterology;
  • Bacillus-Lactobacillus intermediates;
  • 16S rRNA sequencing comparisons


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The endospore-formers

  • Asporogenous rods

  • Important species

  • Identification