A moderately thermophilic ammonia-oxidizing crenarchaeote from a hot spring.

@article{Hatzenpichler2008AMT,
  title={A moderately thermophilic ammonia-oxidizing crenarchaeote from a hot spring.},
  author={Roland Hatzenpichler and Elena V. Lebedeva and Eva Spieck and Kilian Stoecker and Andreas Richter and Holger Daims and Michael Wagner},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2008},
  volume={105 6},
  pages={2134-9}
}
The recent discovery of ammonia-oxidizing archaea (AOA) dramatically changed our perception of the diversity and evolutionary history of microbes involved in nitrification. In this study, a moderately thermophilic (46 degrees C) ammonia-oxidizing enrichment culture, which had been seeded with biomass from a hot spring, was screened for ammonia oxidizers. Although gene sequences for crenarchaeotal 16S rRNA and two subunits of the ammonia monooxygenase (amoA and amoB) were detected via PCR, no… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 36 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 268 extracted citations

Ammonia-oxidizing archaea versus bacteria in two soil aquifer treatment systems

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology • 2014
View 7 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

amoA-encoding archaea in wastewater treatment plants: a review

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology • 2012
View 10 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

References

Publications referenced by this paper.

Nucleic Acid Techniques in Bacterial Systematics, eds Stackebrandt EG

DA Stahl, R Amann
1991
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…