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Chromatiaceae

Known as: Bacteria, Purple Sulfur, Purple Sulfur Bacteria 
A family of phototrophic purple sulfur bacteria that deposit globules of elemental sulfur inside their cells. They are found in diverse aquatic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
On the Kiritimati atoll, several lakes exhibit microbial mat-formation under different hydrochemical conditions. Some of these… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Euxinic ocean conditions accompanied significant events in Earth history, including several Phanerozoic biotic crises. By… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
  • R. C. Fahey
  • Annual review of microbiology
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 43790421
Glutathione metabolism is associated with oxygenic cyanobacteria and the oxygen-utilizing purple bacteria, but is absent in many… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Forty-three strains of obligately chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing bacteria were isolated from highly alkaline soda lakes… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Sequences of the 16S rDNA from all available type strains of Chromatium species have been determined and were compared to those… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Microbial mats characteristically are dominated by a few functional groups of microbes: cyanobacteria, colorless sulfur bacteria… Expand
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Review
1992
Review
1992
The current knowledge on the structure and on the organization of polyhydroxyalkanoic acid (PHA)-biosynthetic genes from a wide… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
In meromictic Mahoney Lake (British Columbia), purple sulfur bacteria formed a dense, IO-cm-thick layer at the primary chemocline… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The vertical zonation of light, O2, H2S, pH, and sulfur bacteria was studied in two benthic cyanobacterial mats from hypersaline… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The anaerobic zones of Lakes Cis6 and Vilar (Banyoles karstic area, NE Spain) had mass developments of purple sulfur bacteria… Expand
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