Isolation and Characterization of Methanobacterium Ruminantium

Abstract

Numerous investigators, starting with Reiset (1863), have demonstrated that much methane is formed in the rumen, suggesting that methanogenic bacteria are abundant in this environment. Information on their nature is sparse. Beijer (1952) detected Methanosarcina in the goat rumen, and Opperman et al. (1957) demonstrated Methanobacterium formicicum and a… (More)

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