Closteridium Bacteria - QS Study
QS Study

Innumerable Bacteria are surrounding us even inside our body. As a representative of Bacteria, the structure and importance of Closteridium IS described here.

Structural features:

  1. It is rod shaped and unicellular.
  2. They live in the intestine of human being, other animal or even in soil.
  3. They are without photosynthetic pigments.
  4. They are prokaryotic, i.e. there is no nuclear membrane and nucleolus in their cell.
  5. There are flagella around the cell wall.
  6. They are anaerobic, Gram positive and Spore producing.

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Importance of Closteridium:

Closteridium tetani is the causal bacteria of tetanus and Closteridlum botullnum is the causal organism for botulism (food Poisoning)