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Review: Organophosphonates: occurrence, synthesis and biodegradation by microorganisms
The organophosphonates are biogenic and xenobiotic compounds characterized by the presence of a stable carbon to phosphorus (C-P) bond. The C-P bond imparts upon these molecules a relative resistanceExpand
Habitat, applications and genomics of the aerobic, thermophilic genus Geobacillus.
Thermophilic bacteria belonging to Bacillus genetic group 5 have been reclassified as being members of Geobacillus gen. nov., with G. stearothermophilus as the type strain. Geobacillus species,Expand
Phosphate starvation-independent 2-aminoethylphosphonic acid biodegradation in a newly isolated strain of Pseudomonas putida, NG2.
A strain of Pseudomonas putida that utilized the biogenic organophosphonate 2-aminoethylphosphonic acid as sole carbon and energy, nitrogen and phosphorus source contained 2-aminoethylphosphonicExpand
Quantitative proteomic analysis of the heat stress response in Clostridium difficile strain 630.
Clostridium difficile is a serious nosocomial pathogen whose prevalence worldwide is increasing. Postgenomic technologies can now be deployed to develop understanding of the evolution and diversityExpand
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Cystic Fibrosis isolates of similar RAPD genotype exhibit diversity in biofilm forming ability in vitro
BackgroundPseudomonas aeruginosa is considered to grow in a biofilm in cystic fibrosis (CF) chronic lung infections. Bacterial cell motility is one of the main factors that have been connected withExpand
Linkages between extracellular enzyme activities and the carbon and nitrogen content of grassland soils
Important biochemical reactions in soils are catalyzed by extracellular enzymes, which are synthesized by microbes and plant roots. Although enzyme activities can significantly affect theExpand
Initial in vitro characterisation of phosphonopyruvate hydrolase, a novel phosphate starvation-independent, carbon-phosphorus bond cleavage enzyme in Burkholderia cepacia Pal6
Abstract A novel, inducible carbon-phosphorus bond cleavage enzyme, phosphonopyruvate hydrolase, was detected in cell-free extracts of Burkholderia cepacia Pal6, an environmental isolate capable ofExpand
High growth rate and substrate exhaustion results in rapid cell death and lysis in the thermophilic bacterium Geobacillus thermoleovorans
Batch cultures of the thermophilic bacterium Geobacillus thermoleovorans T80 attained extremely high‐specific glucose utilization rates leading to high specific growth rates, followed by extensiveExpand
Impact of a (poly)phenol-rich extract from the brown algae Ascophyllum nodosum on DNA damage and antioxidant activity in an overweight or obese population: a randomized controlled trial.
Background Epidemiologic evidence suggests that a diet rich in (poly)phenols has beneficial effects on many chronic diseases. Brown seaweed is a rich source of (poly)phenols. Objective The aim ofExpand
Organophosphonate Utilization by the Thermophile Geobacillus caldoxylosilyticus T20
ABSTRACT A strain of Geobacillus caldoxylosilyticus from central heating system water could utilize a number of organophosphonates as the sole phosphorus source for growth at 60°C. During growth onExpand