Identification and physiological characterization of the nitrogen fixing bacterium Corynebacterium autotrophicum GZ 29

@article{Berndt2004IdentificationAP,
  title={Identification and physiological characterization of the nitrogen fixing bacterium Corynebacterium autotrophicum GZ 29},
  author={H. Berndt and K. P. Ostwal and J. Lalucat and Christa Schumann and F. Mayer and H. Schlegel},
  journal={Archives of Microbiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={108},
  pages={17-26}
}
The coryneform hydrogen bacterium strain GZ 29, assigned to Corynebacterium autotrophicum fixed molecular nitrogen under autotrophic (H2, CO2) as well as under heterotrophic (sucrose) conditions. Physiological parameters of nitrogen fixation were measured under heterotrophic conditions. The optimal dissolved oxygen concentration for cells grown in a fermenter with N2 was rather low (0.14 mg O2/l) compared with cells grown in the presence of NH4+(4.45 mg O2/l). C. autotrophicum GZ 29 had a… Expand
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