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SUMMARY: 237 strains of fusobacteria were studied and classified by such characters as cell composition, metabolism and morphology. They are shown to be closely related metabolically and in cell composition, but distinguishable by morphology into two species: Knorr and Knorr. It is suggested that these organisms are actinomycetes which have lost a number of characters in undergoing adaptation to parasitism.

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