Fodinicola

Genus nameFodinicola
SourcePublished
Alternative names
NCBI taxonomy ID435913

Taxonomy

KingdomBacteria
OrderFrankiales
GenusFodinicola

16S gene copy number-
GenomesNo

 In situOther
Filamentous1
Hydrophobic cell surface


Scanning electron micrograph of cells of strain HKI 0501T from cultures grown on humic acid agar for 21 days. Fragmentation of aerial hyphae is visible. Bar, 1 micron. - Source:1

Aerobic heterotroph
Sugars
Proteins/Amino acids

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

The sole isolate, Fodinicola feengrottensi is a filamentous, aerobic heterotroph able to hydrolyse proteins and polysaccharides and grow on simple sugars 1. Nothing is known of it's physiology in activated sludge.

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Metabolism

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

Abundance Information

 10 % percentileMedian90 % percentile
Influent000.1
Activated Sludge0.10.41.3
Digester-Mesophilic0.10.30.9
Digester-Thermophilic0.20.30.7

Predominant InActivated sludge

References

[1] Carlsohn, Groth, Saluz, Schumann, Stackebrandt - Fodinicola feengrottensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from a medieval mine. - Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 58(Pt 7): 1529-36. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.65512-0

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Citing MiDAS: McIlroy S.J., Saunders A.M., Albertsen M., Nierychlo M., McIlroy B., Hansen A.A., Karst S.M., Nielsen J.L., Nielsen P.H. (2015) MiDAS: the field guide to the microbes of activated sludge. Database, Vol. 2015

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