Complementary cooperation between two syntrophic bacteria in pesticide degradation.

@article{Katsuyama2009ComplementaryCB,
  title={Complementary cooperation between two syntrophic bacteria in pesticide degradation.},
  author={Chie Katsuyama and Shinji Nakaoka and Yasuhiro Takeuchi and Kanako Tago and Masahito Hayatsu and Kenji Kato},
  journal={Journal of theoretical biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={256 4},
  pages={644-54}
}
Interactions between microbial species, including competition and mutualism, influence the abundance and distribution of the related species. For example, metabolic cooperation among multiple bacteria plays a major role in the maintenance of consortia. This study aims to clarify how two bacterial species coexist in a syntrophic association involving the degradation of the pesticide fenitrothion. To elucidate essential mechanisms for maintaining a syntrophic association, we employed a… CONTINUE READING

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