Desulfohalophilus alkaliarsenatis gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic sulfate- and arsenate-respiring bacterium from Searles Lake, California

@article{Blum2012DesulfohalophilusAG,
  title={Desulfohalophilus alkaliarsenatis gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic sulfate- and arsenate-respiring bacterium from Searles Lake, California},
  author={Jodi Switzer Blum and Thomas R. Kulp and Sukkyun Han and Brian Lanoil and Chad Saltikov and John F. Stolz and Laurence G Miller and Ronald S. Oremland},
  journal={Extremophiles},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={727 - 742}
}
A haloalkaliphilic sulfate-respiring bacterium, strain SLSR-1, was isolated from a lactate-fed stable enrichment culture originally obtained from the extreme environment of Searles Lake, California. The isolate proved capable of growth via sulfate-reduction over a broad range of salinities (125–330 g/L), although growth was slowest at salt-saturation. Strain SLSR-1 was also capable of growth via dissimilatory arsenate-reduction and displayed an even broader range of salinity tolerance (50–330 g… 

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