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Paenibacillus selenitireducens sp. nov., a selenite-reducing bacterium isolated from a selenium mineral soil.
A Gram-stain-positive, rod-shaped, facultatively anaerobic bacterium, designated strain ES3-24(T), was isolated from a selenium mineral soil. The isolate was endospore-forming, nitrate-reducing andExpand
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Soil microbial activity measured by microcalorimetry in response to long-term fertilization regimes and available phosphorous on heat evolution
Microcalorimetric technique was used to investigate the effects of balanced versus nutrient-deficiency fertilization on soil microbial activity in a long-term (19-year) fertilizer experiment. TheExpand
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Influence of agricultural practices on soil microbial activity measured by microcalorimetry
Abstract To investigate the influence of different agricultural practices and vegetations on soil microbial activity and diversity, soil samples from different habitats were studied with theirExpand
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Soil pH, total phosphorus, climate and distance are the major factors influencing microbial activity at a regional spatial scale
Considering the extensive functional redundancy in microbial communities and great difficulty in elucidating it based on taxonomic structure, studies on the biogeography of soil microbial activity atExpand
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Paenibacillus selenii sp. nov., isolated from selenium mineral soil.
Strain W126(T), a Gram-reaction-positive, spore-forming, rod-shaped, facultatively anaerobic bacterium, motile by means of peritrichous flagella, was isolated from selenium mineral soil in HubeiExpand
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Chitinophaga barathri sp. nov., isolated from mountain soil.
A Gram-stain-negative, non-motile, rod-shaped, aerobic bacterium, designated strain YLT18T, was isolated from mountain cliff soil of Enshi Grand Canyon in China. The major menaquinone was menaquinoneExpand
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Lysinibacillus manganicus sp. nov., isolated from manganese mining soil.
A Gram-stain-positive, aerobic, motile, rod-shaped bacterium, designated strain Mn1-7(T), was isolated from manganese mining soil in Tianjin, China. The closest phylogenetic relatives wereExpand
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Paenirhodobacter enshiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a non-photosynthetic bacterium isolated from soil, and emended descriptions of the genera Rhodobacter and Haematobacter.
A Gram-reaction-negative, facultatively anaerobic, non-motile, rod-shaped, non-photosynthetic bacterial strain, DW2-9(T), was isolated from soil. The highest 16S rRNA gene sequence similarities wereExpand
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Selenite reduction by the obligate aerobic bacterium Comamonas testosteroni S44 isolated from a metal-contaminated soil
BackgroundSelenium (Se) is an essential trace element in most organisms but has to be carefully handled since there is a thin line between beneficial and toxic concentrations. Many bacteria have theExpand
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Novel bacterial selenite reductase CsrF responsible for Se(IV) and Cr(VI) reduction that produces nanoparticles in Alishewanella sp. WH16-1.
Alishewanella sp. WH16-1 is a facultative anaerobic bacterium isolated from mining soil. Under aerobic conditions, this bacterium efficiently reduces selenite and chromate. A flavoprotein showing 37%Expand
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