Transmission electron microscopy image after negative staining. Bar = 0.5 microns. - Source:1Aerobic heterotroph
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.
 Kurahashi, Fukunaga, Sakiyama, Harayama, Yokota (2009): 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