Physiology, Ecology, Phylogeny, and Genomics of Microorganisms Capable of Syntrophic Metabolism

@article{McInerney2008PhysiologyEP,
  title={Physiology, Ecology, Phylogeny, and Genomics of Microorganisms Capable of Syntrophic Metabolism},
  author={Michael J. McInerney and Christopher G. Struchtemeyer and Jessica R Sieber and Housna Mouttaki and Alfons J. M. Stams and Bernhard Schink and Lars Rohlin and Robert P. Gunsalus},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={1125}
}
Syntrophic metabolism is diverse in two respects: phylogenetically with microorganisms capable of syntrophic metabolism found in the Deltaproteobacteria and in the low G+C gram‐positive bacteria, and metabolically given the wide variety of compounds that can be syntrophically metabolized. The latter includes saturated fatty acids, unsaturated fatty acids, alcohols, and hydrocarbons. Besides residing in freshwater and marine anoxic sediments and soils, microbes capable of syntrophic metabolism… 
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