Details for Chloronema

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NCBI Taxonomy ID: 166588
NCBI Taxonomy Rank: Genus
Chloronema has unusually large cells, 2-5┬Ám wide, and can be up to several hundred micrometers long. Chloronema develop in freshwater lakes containing low levels of sulfide, occuring together with other species of green sulfur or purple sulfur bacteria.
Taken from the text Brock Biology of Microorganisms (10th ed.). Madigan, M.T., Martinko, J.M., and Parker, J. 2003. Prentice Hall. 440p.