Global survey of diversity among environmental saltwater Bacteriovoracaceae.

  title={Global survey of diversity among environmental saltwater Bacteriovoracaceae.},
  author={Silvia A. Pi{\~n}eiro and Oscar Colin Stine and Ashvini Chauhan and Susan R. Steyert and Richard Smith and Henry Neal Williams},
  journal={Environmental microbiology},
  volume={9 10},
Halophilic Bacteriovorax (Bx), formerly known as the marine Bdellovibrio, are Gram-negative, predatory bacteria found in saltwater systems. To assess their genetic diversity and geographical occurrence, the small subunit rRNA (ssu-rRNA) gene sequences were analysed from 111 marine, salt lake and estuarine isolates recovered from 27 locations around the… CONTINUE READING