Thiosulfate‐ and hydrogen‐driven autotrophic denitrification by a microbial consortium enriched from groundwater of an oligotrophic limestone aquifer

@article{Kumar2018ThiosulfateAH,
  title={Thiosulfate‐ and hydrogen‐driven autotrophic denitrification by a microbial consortium enriched from groundwater of an oligotrophic limestone aquifer},
  author={Swatantar Kumar and Martina Herrmann and Annika Blohm and Ines Hilke and Torsten Frosch and Susan E. Trumbore and Kirsten K{\"u}sel},
  journal={FEMS Microbiology Ecology},
  year={2018},
  volume={94},
  pages={fiy141}
}
ABSTRACT Despite its potentially high relevance for nitrate removal in freshwater environments limited in organic carbon, chemolithoautotrophic denitrification has rarely been studied in oligotrophic groundwater. Using thiosulfate and H2 as electron donors, we established a chemolithoautotrophic enrichment culture from groundwater of a carbonate‐rock aquifer to get more insight into the metabolic repertoire, substrate turnover, and transcriptional activity of subsurface denitrifying consortia… Expand
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