In message <4a4jhv$iec at nntp.Stanford.EDU> - "Jonathan A. Eisen" <jeisen at leland.
}At the suggestion of a kind soul who read my posting on Campylobacter I
}will try and make my answer more concise and clear.
}No - species in the Campylobacter genus are not spirochetes, if you
}define spirochetes in an evolutionary sense. That is, despite some
}phenotypic similarities to spirochetes, species in the Campylobacter
}genus are evolutionarily distant from true spirochetes like Borrelia.
Might you have any good pointers to the above......
Or better still, maybe a short preview of the distictions would be great.
Have bin noticing nomenclature problems in some organisms....eg H. pylori
which used to be a cousin of Campylobacter but now it seems that it is