Eubacterium acidaminophilum sp. nov., a versatile amino acid-degrading anaerobe producing or utilizing H2 or formate

@article{Zindel2004EubacteriumAS,
  title={Eubacterium acidaminophilum sp. nov., a versatile amino acid-degrading anaerobe producing or utilizing H2 or formate},
  author={U. Zindel and Wilfried Freudenberg and Manfred Rieth and Jan Remmer Andreesen and Jason R Schnell and Friedrich Widdel},
  journal={Archives of Microbiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={150},
  pages={254-266}
}
An obligately anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium was isolated on alanine in co-culture with H2-scavenging Desulfovibrio and obtained in pure culture with glycine as sole fermentation substrate. The isolated strain, al-2, was motile by a polar to subpolar flagellum and stained Gram-positive. The guanine plus cytosine content of the DNA was 44.0 mol%. Strain al-2 grew in defined, reduced glycine media supplemented with biotin. The pure culture fermented 4 mol glycine to 3 mol acetate, 4 mol ammonia… 

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