Spirochaeta litoralis sp. n., a strictly anaerobic marine spirochete

@article{Hespell2004SpirochaetaLS,
  title={Spirochaeta litoralis sp. n., a strictly anaerobic marine spirochete},
  author={Robert B. Hespell and Ercole Canale-Parola},
  journal={Archiv f{\"u}r Mikrobiologie},
  year={2004},
  volume={74},
  pages={1-18}
}
A strictly anaerobic spirochete was isolated from a sample of marine mud. The organism possessed two axial fibrils entwined with the regularly coiled protoplasmic cylinder. An outer envelope or sheath enclosed both protoplasmic cylinder and axial fibrils. The spirochete grew in chemically defined media containing glucose, amino acids or NH4Cl, sulfide, NaCl… CONTINUE READING