Leptothrix

Known as: Chlamydothrix, Detoniella, Leptothrix sp. 
A genus of gram-negative, sheathed, rod-shaped bacteria in the family COMAMONADACEAE.
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2011
2011
Leptothrix ochracea is a common inhabitant of freshwater iron seeps and iron-rich wetlands. Its defining characteristic is… (More)
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2006
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2006
A Gram-negative, rod-shaped, motile, non-pigmented, facultative aerobe that grew optimally at pH 6.5 and 30 degrees C (strain… (More)
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2005
2005
Leptothrix cholodnii is an aerobic sheath-forming bacterium often found in oligotrophic and metal-rich aquatic environments. The… (More)
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2004
2004
Leptothrix discophora strain SS-1 (ATCC 43182) is a Gram-negative, Mn2+-oxidizing, aerobic heterotroph which lost its sheath… (More)
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1999
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1999
The phylogenetic relationships among members of the family Comamonadaceae and several unclassified strains were studied by direct… (More)
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1999
1999
Biogenic Mn oxides were produced by the bacterium Leptothrix discophora SS-1 (= ATCC 3182) in a chemically defined mineral salts… (More)
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1997
1997
The noble shift in open-circuit potential exhibited by microbially colonized stainless steel (ennoblement) was investigated by… (More)
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1993
1993
Light microscopy and transmission electron microscopy of thin sections and metal-shadowed specimens showed that the sheath of… (More)
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1992
1992
Leptothrix discophora SP-6 was isolated from the outflow reservoir of an artificial iron seep. Its sheathforming phenotype was… (More)
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1992
1992
An iron-oxidizing factor was identified in the spent culture medium of the iron- and manganese-oxidizing bacterial strain… (More)
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