Definition of Thiobacteria

1. Noun. Any bacterium of the genus Thiobacillus.

Exact synonyms: Sulfur Bacteria, Sulphur Bacteria
Generic synonyms: Thiobacillus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thiobacteria

thioalcohol
thioaldehyde
thioaldehydes
thioamide
thioamides
thioanhydride
thioanhydrides
thioanisol
thioanisole
thioarsenite
thioarsenites
thioate
thioautotrophic
thiobacillus
thiobacillus thiooxidans
thiobacteria (current term)
thiobarbiturate
thiobarbiturates
thiobarbituric
thiobarbituric acid
thiobarbituric acid reactive substances
thiobenzoate
thiobenzoic
thiobenzoic acid
thiocane
thiocanes
thiocarbamate
thiocarbamates
thiocarbamide
thiocarbamides

Literary usage of Thiobacteria

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1. A Textbook of bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Hans Zinsser, Frederick Fuller Russell (1922)
"Strictly aerobic, the colorless thiobacteria are independent of sunlight, ... In the case of the colored thiobacteria, the red pigment appears to fulfil, ..."

2. The Indian Policy of the United States on the Southwestern Frontier, 1830 by Joseph Abner Hill, Philip Hanson Hiss, Hans Zinsser (1914)
"Strictly aerobic, the colorless thiobacteria are independent of sunlight, ... In the case of the colored thiobacteria, the red pigment appears to fulfil, ..."

3. A Text-book of Bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Philip Hanson Hiss, Hans Zinsser (1918)
"Strictly aerobic, the colorless thiobacteria are independent of sunlight, ... In the case of the colored thiobacteria, the red pigment appears to fulfil, ..."

4. The Structure and Functions of Bacteria by Alfred Fischer (1900)
"The sulphur bacteria (36), thiobacteria (p. 13), whose cells are often ... thiobacteria can be found at any time of the year, but are most abundant in the ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"... depends, as has been shown by Winogradsky, upon the intaking of sulphuretted hydrogen and oxygen ; this particular form of thiobacteria possessing in ..."

6. A Text-book of Bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Philip Hanson Hiss, Hans Zinsser (1910)
"... and in stagnant ponds, there is found a curiously interesting group of microorganisms, the so-called sulphur or thiobacteria. Red, purple, and colorless ..."

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