1. Genus and
2. Group in
Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9th ed.
Class, Order, Family in Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology
(BMSB), 2nd ed. (See Appendix A in your textbook. Or BMSB,
2nd ed, contents on the iMac in lab; BMSB, 1st ed. in
4. Gram reaction
6. Is this
organism kept in the American
Type Culture Collection (ATCC)? What number? (You may
need to use the print ATCC catalogue, in lab.)
7. Who first
identified this organism? When?
anaerobic, facultative anaerobe?
9. Key identifying
tests for this genus.
10. Key tests
to identify this species.
special characteristics of this organism, e.g., pathogenesis,
commercial products, unique habitat or metabolism.
a recent (since 1990) article on this bacterium. Cite the article
using the correct format.* (See the Style
a. What was the purpose of the study?
b. What were the results?