Desulfotomaculum


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Desulfotomaculum

(dē-sŭl'fō-tō-mak'yū-lŭm),
A genus of rod-shaped (straight or curved), anaerobic, chemoorganotrophic motile bacteria that stain gram-negative but have gram-positive cell walls. Found in soil, the rumen and elsewhere. The type species is Desulfotomaculum nigrificans.
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2009) reported that there are few Gram positive anaerobic bacteria which can degrade hydrocarbons and that these bacteria are closely related to the Desulfotomaculum genus.
Complete genome sequence of the sulfate-reducing firmicute Desulfotomaculum ruminis type strain (DLT).
Furthermore, the four species of Syntrophobacter and Desulfotomaculum thermocisternum have ability to axcenically grow on propionate oxidation coupling with sulfate or fumarate reduction in the deficiency of methanogens (Wallrabenstein et al.
Low G+C Gram positive bacteria contain Desulfotomaculum and Pelotomaculum and these two genera belong to Desulfotomaculum Cluster I that is usually recognized as sulfate-reducing bacteria and have habitually been observed in different anoxic habitats (Hristova et al.
Desulfotomaculum genus- and group-specific small-subunit rRNA hybridization probes for environmental studies.
The predominant bacterial genera identified were Bacillus, Pseudomonas, Desulfotomaculum, Desulfovibrio, Desulfomonas, Methylococcus, Vibrio, Micrococcus, Klebsiella and Azotobacter.
However, microbial diversity of Bhitarkanika mangrove ecosystem has not been explored except for the reports on presence of Gram negative bacteria such as Pseudomonas, Desulfotomaculum and Methylococcus spp.
Las especies de Desulfovibrio y Desulfotomaculum se conocian que usaban al hidrogeno y a ciertos compuestos tales como etanol, formato, lactato, piruvato, malato y succinato para el crecimiento.
2005), aislaron de un bioreactor usado para el tratamiento de un agua residual, una nueva especie de BSR, Desulfotomaculum carboxydivorans, que fue capaz de crecer a un 100 % de CO con y sin sulfato.
termitidis, Desulfotomaculum ruminis y Desulfotomaculum propionicus), aisladas del contenido intestinal de animales, metilaron mercurio y produjeron de 100 a 1.