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Leptothrix

Known as: Chlamydothrix, Detoniella, Leptothrix sp. 
A genus of gram-negative, sheathed, rod-shaped bacteria in the family COMAMONADACEAE.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Leptothrix ochracea is a common inhabitant of freshwater iron seeps and iron-rich wetlands. Its defining characteristic is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
ABSTRACT The potential for microbially mediated redox cycling of iron (Fe) in a circumneutral-pH groundwater seep in north… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Fe oxide deposits are commonly found at hydrothermal vent sites at mid-ocean ridge and back-arc sea floor spreading centers… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
ABSTRACT Biogenic Mn oxides were produced by the bacterium Leptothrix discophora SS-1 (= ATCC 3182) in a chemically defined… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The noble shift in open-circuit potential exhibited by microbially colonized stainless steel (ennoblement) was investigated by… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Phase-contrast light microscopy revealed that only one of eight cultivated strains belonging to the Sphaerotilus-Leptothrix group… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Light microscopy and transmission electron microscopy of thin sections and metal-shadowed specimens showed that the sheath of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
An iron-oxidizing factor was identified in the spent culture medium of the iron- and manganese-oxidizing bacterial strain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Leptothrix discophora SP-6 was isolated from the outflow reservoir of an artificial iron seep. Its sheathforming phenotype was… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The taxonomic relationships among Rhodocyclus, Leptothrix, and Sphaerotilus species, Pseudomonas saccharophila, and Alcaligenes… Expand
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