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Taxonomic, phylogenetic, and ecological diversity of methanogenic Archaea.
Methanogens are strict anaerobes which share a complex biochemistry for methane synthesis as part of their energy metabolism. The discovery of the unique biochemical and genetic properties of theseExpand
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Microbiology of petroleum reservoirs
Although the importance of bacterial activities in oil reservoirs was recognized a long time ago, our knowledge of the nature and diversity of bacteria growing in these ecosystems is still poor, andExpand
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Anaerobic bacteria from hypersaline environments.
Strictly anaerobic halophiles, namely fermentative, sulfate-reducing, homoacetogenic, phototrophic, and methanogenic bacteria are involved in the oxidation of organic carbon in hypersalineExpand
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Methanomassiliicoccus luminyensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a methanogenic archaeon isolated from human faeces.
During attempts to obtain novel, human-associated species of the domain Archaea, a coccoid micro-organism, designated strain B10(T), was isolated in pure culture from a sample of human faecesExpand
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Elevated atmospheric CO2 affects soil microbial diversity associated with trembling aspen.
The effects of elevated atmospheric CO(2) (560 p.p.m.) and subsequent plant responses on the soil microbial community composition associated with trembling aspen was assessed through theExpand
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Thermotoga hypogea sp. nov., a xylanolytic, thermophilic bacterium from an oil-producing well.
A new thermophilic, xylanolytic, strictly anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium, strain SEBR 7054T, was isolated from an African oil-producing well. Based on the presence of an outer sheath (toga) and 16SExpand
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Desulfosporosinus acidiphilus sp. nov.: a moderately acidophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from acid mining drainage sediments
An obligately anaerobic, spore-forming, acidophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium, strain SJ4T, was isolated from an acid mining effluent decantation pond sediment sample (pH around 3.0). Cells wereExpand
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Dethiosulfovibrio peptidovorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a new anaerobic, slightly halophilic, thiosulfate-reducing bacterium from corroding offshore oil wells.
A strictly anaerobic thiosulfate-reducing bacterium was isolated from a corroding offshore oil well in Congo and was designated strain SEBR 4207T. Pure culture of the strain induced a very activeExpand
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Aminomonas paucivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic, anaerobic, amino-acid-utilizing bacterium.
A novel, asaccharolytic, amino-acid-degrading bacterium, designated strain GLU-3T, was isolated from an anaerobic lagoon of a dairy wastewater treatment plant. Strain GLU-3T stained Gram-negative andExpand
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Aminobacterium colombiensegen. nov. sp. nov., an amino acid-degrading anaerobe isolated from anaerobic sludge.
A new gram-negative, non-sporulating, mesophilic, amino acid fermenting bacterium, designated strain ALA-1(T) (T = type strain), was isolated from an anaerobic lagoon of a dairy wastewater treatmentExpand
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