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- n. Plural form of myxobacterium.
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- n. bacteria that form colonies in self-produced slime; inhabit moist soils or decaying plant matter or animal waste
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Most are unicellular, but a few prokaryotes such as myxobacteria have multicellular stages in their life cycles.
The closest thing to predatory bacteria are the myxobacteria that excrete digestive enzymes and absord the digested
H. ochraceum mreB orthologue performs the same function as in other bacteria, and given that the myxobacteria, to which this species belongs, are known to synthesize actin-targeting toxins
If this is the case bacteria order myxobacteria is a prime example of this.
These substances are produced by myxobacteria, a group of microorganisms living in the soil.