Isolation and Characterization of Four Gram-Positive Nickel-Tolerant Microorganisms from Contaminated Sediments

@article{Nostrand2006IsolationAC,
  title={Isolation and Characterization of Four Gram-Positive Nickel-Tolerant Microorganisms from Contaminated Sediments},
  author={Joy D. Van Nostrand and Tatiana V. Khijniak and Terry J. Gentry and Michelle T. Novak and Andrew G. Sowder and Jizhong Zhou and Paul M. Bertsch and Pamela J. Morris},
  journal={Microbial Ecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={53},
  pages={670-682}
}
Microbial communities from riparian sediments contaminated with high levels of Ni and U were examined for metal-tolerant microorganisms. Isolation of four aerobic Ni-tolerant, Gram-positive heterotrophic bacteria indicated selection pressure from Ni. These isolates were identified as Arthrobacter oxydans NR-1, Streptomyces galbus NR-2, Streptomyces aureofaciens NR-3, and Kitasatospora cystarginea NR-4 based on partial 16S rDNA sequences. A functional gene microarray containing gene probes for… CONTINUE READING
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