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- noun Any of many
Gram-negativerod-shaped bacteria, of the class Flavobacteria, that occur in soil and water, and are mostly pigmentedand photosynthetic.
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Can I prove that there was no single flavobacterium cell on the Ark that could metabolize a plastic that didn’t yet exist.
Which, as described by Ohno in ‘84, and widely studied in the 20 years since then, is a type of previously unknown flavobacterium, which, through a single, well documented framing error mutation can now eat nylon.