Phylogeny and diversity of Achromatium oxaliferum.


Achromatium oxaliferum was first described in 1893 by Schewiakoff as an unusually large bacterium living in freshwater sediments. Up to now no pure culture is available. Physical enrichments of achromatia collected from the acidic Lake Fuchskuhle, which houses a peculiar, smaller variety, and the neutral Lake Stechlin were investigated by the cultivation… (More)