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Crenarchaeota and Euryarchaeota in temperate estuarine sediments
Assessment of the presence and diversity of Archaea in the sediments of the river Douro estuary (Portugal) relating the results obtained to ecological data shows that these micro‐organisms are present in a large variety of ecosystems. Expand
Methyloversatilis universalis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel taxon within the Betaproteobacteria represented by three methylotrophic isolates.
Based on physiological, phenotypic and genomic characteristics of the three isolates, a new genus, Methyloversatilis gen. nov., is proposed within the family Rhodocyclaceae, and the type strain is FAM5T, which represents a novel taxon. Expand
Heterologous expression of soluble methane monooxygenase genes in methanotrophs containing only particulate methane monooxygenase
Abstract The methanotrophs Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath) and Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b contain particulate methane monooxygenase (pMMO) and soluble methane monooxygenase (sMMO) genes. OtherExpand
Functional and genomic diversity of methylotrophic Rhodocyclaceae: description of Methyloversatilis discipulorum sp. nov.
Based on the phenotypic and genomic data, the strains FAM1(T), RZ18-153 and RZ94 represent a novel species of the genus M methyloversatilis, for which the name MethyloversatILis discipulorum sp. Expand
Novel pollutant-resistant methylotrophic bacteria for use in bioremediation.
Thirty one novel methylotrophic bacterial strains were isolated from a range of soil and sediment sources under different enrichment regimes and can be considered real 'super-bugs' for their ability to withstand extremely high concentrations of a variety of pollutants. Expand
Labrys portucalensis sp. nov., a fluorobenzene-degrading bacterium isolated from an industrially contaminated sediment in northern Portugal.
A detailed classification of a novel bacterial strain, designated F11(T), capable of degrading fluorobenzene as a sole carbon and energy source, was performed by using a polyphasic approach. ThisExpand
Isolation and properties of a pure bacterial strain capable of fluorobenzene degradation as sole carbon and energy source.
Strain F11 belongs to a novel genus within the alpha-2 subgroup of the Proteobacteria, possibly within a new clade related to the order Rhizobiales, and was shown to be able to use a range of other organic compounds, including other fluorinated compounds. Expand
Enrichment of microbial cultures able to degrade1,3-dichloro-2-propanol: A comparison between batch and continuous methods
Two common enrichment methods, suspension batch and immobilized continuous, were compared and bacterial isolates capable of degrading 1,3-DCP as single strains were obtained from the batch enrichments. Expand
Chryseobacterium palustre sp. nov. and Chryseobacterium humi sp. nov., isolated from industrially contaminated sediments.
16S rRNA gene sequence analysis revealed that strains 3A10(T) and ECP37(T), isolated from sediment samples collected from an industrially contaminated site in northern Portugal, were members of the family Flavobacteriaceae and were related phylogenetically to the genus Chryseobacterium. Expand
Complete Genome Sequences of Two Strains of “Candidatus Filomicrobium marinum,” a Methanesulfonate-Degrading Species
These are the first full genomes reported for the genus Filomicrobium and for methanesulfonate (MSA)-degrading bacteria. Expand