Methylocystaceae

Known as: alpha methylotroph group 1, alpha subdivision methylotrophs, alpha subdivision methylotroph group 1 
A family of gram-negative methanotrophs in the order Rhizobiales, distantly related to the nitrogen-fixing and phototrophic bacteria.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Genomes of alphaproteobacterial and verrucomicrobial methane-oxidizing bacteria (MOB) encode sequence-divergent copies of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Agricultural practices are known to alter bulk soil microbial communities, but little is known about the effect of such practices… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The active population of low-affinity methanotrophs in a peat soil microcosm was characterized by stable-isotope probing. "Heavy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The diversity of methanotrophic bacteria associated with roots of submerged rice plants was assessed using cultivation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Rice field soil with a nonsaturated water content induced CH4 consumption activity when it was supplemented with 5% CH4. After a… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Thirty years after Margulis revived the endosymbiosis theory for the origin of mitochondria and chloroplasts, two novel symbiosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The diversity of the methanotrophic community in mildly acidic landfill cover soil was assessed by three methods: two culture… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) profiles provide a robust measure that can be used to fingerprint the structure of soil microbial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The particulate methane monooxygenase gene pmoA, encoding the 27 kDa polypeptide of the membrane-bound particulate methane… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Competition experiments were performed in a continuous-flow reactor using Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b, a type II methanotroph… (More)
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