Ecophysiological role and function of uncultured Chloroflexi in an anammox reactor.

  title={Ecophysiological role and function of uncultured Chloroflexi in an anammox reactor.},
  author={Tomonori Kindaichi and S Yuri and Noriatsu Ozaki and Akiyoshi Ohashi},
  journal={Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research},
  volume={66 12},
  • T. KindaichiS. Yuri A. Ohashi
  • Published 1 October 2012
  • Engineering, Biology
  • Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research
The coexistence of uncultured heterotrophic bacteria belonging to the phylum Chloroflexi has often been observed in anaerobic ammonium oxidation (anammox) reactors fed with synthetic nutrient medium without organic carbon compounds. To determine if coexisting Chloroflexi in anammox reactors scavenge organic matter derived from anammox bacterial cells, the present study was conducted to investigate the substrate uptake pattern of the uncultured Chloroflexi present in an anammox reactor and to… 

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