A genus of bacteria closely related to Leptothrix and found in fresh water; S. natans grows a thick biofilm mat in sulfite-containing water, especially that drained from paper mills.
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Bhavya, "Effect of pH, Temperature and biomass on biosorption of heavy metals by Sphaerotilus natans," International Journal of Microbiology and Mycology, vol.
Prevalence of borad-host-range lytic bacteriophaegs of Sphaerotilus natans, Escherichia coli, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
In municipal WWTPs, mostly the dominating group (e.g., genera Burkholderia, Sphaerotilus, Alcaligenes, Thiobacillus, and Nitrosomonas) [beta]1-group of the Group consisting of 76 Betaproteobacteria floc forming (n.d.) (amount of filamentous bacteria and S.
Mycolata like Sphaerotilus spp., Leptothrix spp., Microthrix parvicella, Corynebacterium spp., Dietzia spp., Nostocoida limicola, Gordonia spp., Skermania spp., Mycobacterium spp., Nocardia spp., Rhodococcus spp., Tsukamurella spp., Type 021N, and Type 0041 play a role in foaming.
But this process is foiled by filamentous microbes such as Sphaerotilus natans, which grow long tentacles that suspend sludge and impede settling.
A relacao proposta pelos autores (Isoterma Logistica de Langmuir Sensitiva ao pH--modelo ILLSpH, Equacao (2)) gerou excelentes resultados na descricao da adsorcao monocomponente dos ions cadmio e cobre pela bacteria Sphaerotilus natans.
Batie Creek was marked by a strong sewage odor and the presence of Sphaerotilus, a filamentous fungus associated with sewage.
Some bacteriophages have a broad host spectrum that taxonomically includes very distant species, such as Sphaerotilus natans, E.
The rate at which pyrite oxidizes in natural environmental systems is usually accelerated by the action of sulfur and iron oxidizing bacteria such as Thiobacillus sp., Ferrobacillus sp., Gallionella, Sphaerotilus and others (Langmuir 1997).
By counting the abundance of four benthic macroinvertebrate taxa and determining the extent of growth of the sewage fungus Sphaerotilus, three distinct categories of impact were identified.