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Genus nameIamia
SourcePublished
Alternative names
NCBI taxonomy ID467975

Taxonomy

KingdomBacteria
FamilyIamiaceae
GenusIamia

16S gene copy number-
GenomesNo

 In situOther
Filamentous1
Hydrophobic cell surface


Transmission electron microscopy image after negative staining. Bar = 0.5 microns. - Source:1

Aerobic heterotroph
Nitrite reduction

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

Aerobic, rod shaped bacteria 1. Iamia majanohamensis F12T is the only described isolate of this genus 1. Denitrification has been shown in pure culture 1. The in situ activity of Iamia has not been studied in activated sludge.

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Metabolism

 In situOther
Autotroph/Mixotroph
AOB
NOB
Anammox
Aerobic Heterotroph1
PAO
GAO
Nitrite Reduction1
Sulphate Reduction
Fermentation
Acetogen
Methanogen
Fatty Acids1
Sugars1
Proteins/Amino Acids

Abundance Information

 10 % percentileMedian90 % percentile
Influent000
Activated Sludge0.10.20.4
Digester-Mesophilic00.10.2
Digester-Thermophilic000.2

Predominant InActivated sludge

References

[1] Kurahashi, Fukunaga, Sakiyama, Harayama, Yokota - Iamia majanohamensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an actinobacterium isolated from sea cucumber Holothuria edulis, and proposal of Iamiaceae fam. nov. - Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59(Pt 4): 869-73. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.005611-0

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