Acetobacterium tundrae sp. nov., a new psychrophilic acetogenic bacterium from tundra soil

@article{Simankova2000AcetobacteriumTS,
  title={Acetobacterium tundrae sp. nov., a new psychrophilic acetogenic bacterium from tundra soil},
  author={Maria V Simankova and Oleg Rollandovich Kotsyurbenko and Erko Stackebrandt and Nadezhda A. Kostrikina and Anatoliy M. Lysenko and G. A. Osipov and Alla N. Nozhevnikova},
  journal={Archives of Microbiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={174},
  pages={440-447}
}
Abstract. A new psychrophilic, anaerobic, acetogenic bacterium from the tundra wetland soil of Polar Ural is described. The organism fermented H2/CO2, formate, methanol, and several sugars to acetate as the sole end-product. The temperature range for growth was 1–30 °C with an optimum at 20 °C. The bacterium showed no growth at 32 °C. Cells were gram-positive, oval-shaped, flagellated rods 0.7–1.1×1.1–4.0 µm in size when grown at 1–20 °C. At 25–30 °C, the cell size increased up to 2–3×10–15 µm… Expand
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