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Figure 1: Transmission electron micrographs of Silicibacter pomeroyi.
Figure 2: Sampling for Idiomarina loihiensis in the deep-sea hydrothermal vents in the Lo'ihi submarine volvano, Hawaii.

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Campylobacter coli

Campylobacter lari

Campylobacter upsaliensis

C. jejuni NCTC 11168

C. jejuni RM1221

Idiomarina loihiensis

Silicibacter pomeroyi

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Crossman, L., Cerdeño-Tárraga, A. & Parkhill, J. Diversity at every level. Nat Rev Microbiol 3, 196–197 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrmicro1479

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