Chapter 7. The Spirochaetes

  1. Niall A. Logan BSc, PhD

Published Online: 30 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313949.ch7

Bacterial Systematics

Bacterial Systematics

How to Cite

Logan, N. A. (1994) The Spirochaetes, in Bacterial Systematics, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313949.ch7

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

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Keywords:

  • spirochaetes;
  • Spirochaetaceae and Cristispira! Spirochaeta and Treponema;
  • spirochaete phylogenetic tree;
  • 16S rRNA sequence analyses;
  • Spirochaeta∼Treponema-Borrelia cluster;
  • DNA-DNA hybridization and 100% relatedness;
  • host-associated spirochaetes and spirochaete-like organisms;
  • Leptospiraceae

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Classification

  • Important species