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- proper n. A taxonomic division within the kingdom Bacteria — several bacteria that have a wart-like morphology.
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“It belongs to a rather mysterious family of bacteria called Verrucomicrobia that are found everywhere but are very difficult to grow in the laboratory.”
The support value from 10,000 puzzling steps for the branch to the Verrucomicrobia was 86%.
Methane oxidation by an extremely acidophilic bacterium of the phylum Verrucomicrobia.
Although they are present almost everywhere, on land and sea, a group of related bacteria in the superphylum Planctomycetes-Verrucomicrobia-Chlamydiae, or PVC, have remained in relative obscurity ever since they were first described about a decade ago.