Metallic-Oxide encrustations of the nonprosthecate stalks of naturally occurring populations ofPlanctomyces bekefii

  title={Metallic-Oxide encrustations of the nonprosthecate stalks of naturally occurring populations ofPlanctomyces bekefii},
  author={J. Schmidt and W. P. Sharp and M. Starr},
  journal={Current Microbiology},
Naturally occurring metallic-oxide encrustations of the multifibrillar stalks of morphotype Ia (Planctomyces bekefii) of theBlastocaulis-Planctomyces group of budding and nonprosthecately appendaged prokaryotes from two sources-a pond in Budapest, Hungary (containing topotypical material) and Gebharts Teich, a fishpond in Austria-have been examined by energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy. [...] Key Result Some rosettes of morphotype Ib (Planctomyces crassus) also occurred in the Budapest pond; only morphotype…Expand

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