chemolithotrophic

chemolithotrophic

 [ke″mo-lith´o-trōf´ik]
deriving energy from the oxidation of reduced inorganic compounds such as ferrous iron, ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, or hydrogen; said of bacteria.

che·mo·au·to·tro·phic

(kē'mō-aw-tō-trof'ik),
Pertaining to a chemoautotroph.
Synonym(s): chemolithotrophic

chemolithotrophic

/che·mo·litho·tro·phic/ (-lith″o-tro´fik) deriving energy from the oxidation of inorganic compounds of iron, nitrogen, sulfur, or hydrogen; said of bacteria.

che·mo·au·to·tro·phic

(kē'mō-aw-tō-trō'fik)
Pertaining to a chemoautotroph.
Synonym(s): chemolithotrophic.

chemolithotrophic

deriving energy from the oxidation of reduced inorganic compounds such as ferrous iron, ammonia, hydrogen sulfide or hydrogen; said of bacteria.
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Activity of chemolithotrophic nitrifying bacteria under stress in natural soils.
Hydrothermal fluids create a suitable environment for many phototrophic and chemolithotrophic microorganisms (1,2).
For this unusual behavior, the native strains may be new species, which have been adapted to the medium and have a chemolithotrophic metabolism of different group of sulfur bacteria.
Isolation and characterization of a sulfur-oxidizing chemolithotrophic growing on crude oil under anaerobic conditions.
The bacteria, which are chemolithotrophic, obtain their energy from the oxidation of pyrite and added sulfur.
De Boer W, Klein Gunnewiek PJA, Veenhuis M, Bock E, Laanbroek HJ (1991) Nitrification at low pH by aggregated chemolithotrophic bacteria.
4] is referred to as chemolithotrophic oxidation of sulfur (Kelly, 1982) is favorable to odor reduction; therefore, higher S[O.
Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans is a chemolithotrophic acidophilic, obligately autotrophic bacterium which derives its energy by oxidizing reduced or partially reduced sulfur compounds and obtains its carbon by fixing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere [16].
The molecular genetics of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans y other mesophilic, acidophilic, chemolithotrophic, iron or sulfur oxidizing bacteria.
Other factors that may have contributed to the oxygen consumption rates were (Cunha-Santino, 2003): (i) agitation from sampling handle during determination of DO concentrations; (ii) biochemical reactions generating hydrogen peroxide; (iii) chemolithotrophic processes; (iv) chemical oxidations (e.
Since, mine overburden represents hostile environment but rich is sulfur and iron components in the form of pyrite, the expected group of bacteria in fresh mine overburden spoil are chemolithotrophic, sulfur and iron oxidizers.
Some studies have indicated chemolithotrophic bacteria activities in caves, causing biofilms and snottites, which form as extensions of microbial biofilms that coat the walls and ceilings of caves (Hose et al.