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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Delta Proteobacteria
Order: Desulfobacterales


The Desulfobacterales are an order of sulfate-reducing bacteria, included among the Proteobacteria. There are three families. They are sulfate-reducing bacteria, reducing sulfates to sulfides to obtain energy. They

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