PMID: 5980May 3, 1976

An ammonia-oxidizing bacterium, Nitrosovibrio tenuis nov. gen. nov. sp

Archives of Microbiology
H HarmsH Wehrmann

Abstract

An ammonia-oxidizing, autotroph growing, slender, curved rod was isolated from the soil of Hawaii. It is well distinguishable from any other nitrifying bacteria thus far described by their morphology. The cells are 1.1-3.0 mum long and 0.3-0.4 mum wide. They are motile by means of 1-4 subpolar to lateral flagella. In contrast to most of the ammonia-oxidizing bacteria the isolated vibrio is void of an extensive cytomembrane system. To categorize this not yet described species we propose to create the new genus Nitrosovibrio and to classify the isolated strain as Nitrosovibrio tenuis.

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Citations

Dec 1, 1980·Archives of Microbiology·M Wullenweber, H P Koops
Feb 4, 1977·Archives of Microbiology·M WullenweberH Harms
Oct 5, 2014·Biotechnology Advances·Xumeng GeYebo Li
Nov 11, 2015·Life Sciences in Space Research·Gerhild BornemannJens Hauslage
Oct 23, 2014·International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology·Hidetoshi UrakawaMartin G Klotz

Related Concepts

Ammonia
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Oxidation-Reduction
Nitrobacteraceae

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