The Microbe World

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Microbes are everywhere - a largely unseen world of living things that support life processes. "The Microbe World" provides a comprehensive directory of micro-organisms and their activities.
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Classification of Microbes

The term microbe is short for microorganism, which means small organism. To help people understand the different types of microbes, they are grouped or classified in various ways. Microbes are very diverse and represent all the great kingdoms of life. In fact, in terms of numbers, most of the diversity of life on Earth is represented by microbes.

Here is an outline of the major groups of microorganisms:


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