Definition of Purple bacteria

1. Noun. Free-living Gram-negative pink to purplish-brown bacteria containing bacteriochlorophyll.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purple Bacteria

purparty
purpie
purpies
purple
purple-fish
purple-flowering raspberry
purple-fringed orchid
purple-fringed orchis
purple-hooded orchis
purple-staining Cortinarius
purple-stemmed aster
purple amaranth
purple anise
purple apricot
purple avens
purple bacteria (current term)
purple beech
purple boneset
purple chinese houses
purple clematis
purple clover
purple coral
purple corals
purple cress
purple drank
purple dye murex
purple dye murices
purple emperor
purple emperors
purple finch

Literary usage of Purple bacteria

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1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"purple bacteria. One very remarkable kind of color-bacteria deserves especial ... Such bacteria are known as purple bacteria and they have the ability to ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Engelmann showed, for instance, that these red-purple bacteria collect in the ultra-red ... In the case of these red-purple bacteria the colouring matter is ..."

3. The Causes and Course of Organic Evolution: A Study of Bioenergics by John Muirhead Macfarlane (1918)
"Since it has been shown also that the purple bacteria, like green plants, set free oxygen during daylight, it may be that these are the forms which yield us ..."

4. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1916)
"The view of Engelmann, however, that the pigment is similar to chlorophyl and that the purple bacteria, like the green plants, give off oxygen in the ..."

5. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1914)
"The view of Engelmann, however, that the pigment is similar to chlorophyl and that the purple bacteria, like the green plants, give off oxygen in the ..."

6. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1914)
"The view of Engelmann, however, that the pigment is similar to chlorophyl and that the purple bacteria, like the green plants, give off oxygen in the ..."

7. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1918)
"The view of Engelmann, however, that the pigment is similar to chlorophyl and that the purple bacteria, like the green plants, give off oxygen in the ..."

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