Candidatus 'Brocadia fulgida': an autofluorescent anaerobic ammonium oxidizing bacterium.

  title={Candidatus 'Brocadia fulgida': an autofluorescent anaerobic ammonium oxidizing bacterium.},
  author={Boran Kartal and Laura van Niftrik and Jayne E. Rattray and Jack van de Vossenberg and Markus C. Schmid and Jaap S Sinninghe Damst{\'e} and Mike S. M. Jetten and Marc Strous},
  journal={FEMS microbiology ecology},
  volume={63 1},
Anaerobic ammonium oxidizing (anammox) bacteria are detected in many natural ecosystems and wastewater treatment plants worldwide. This study describes the enrichment of anammox bacteria in the presence of acetate. The results obtained extend the concept that the anammox bacteria can be enriched to high densities in the presence of substrates for heterotrophic growth. Batch experiments showed that among the tested biomass, the biomass from the Candidatus 'Brocadia fulgida' enrichment culture… CONTINUE READING
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