Desulfovibrio vulgaris is a Gram-negative, non-spore forming, curved rod-shaped bacteria, that can be found in soil, animal intestines and feces, fresh water, and salt water . Desulfovibrio vulgaris is usually considered a strict anaerobe, although it may be able to grow at low oxygen levels . Desulfovibrio vulgaris is often used as a model compound for sulfur-reducing bacteria .
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