PropioniciclavaDid we forget anything? Let us know

Genus namePropioniciclava
SourcePublished
Alternative names
NCBI taxonomy ID1085622

Taxonomy

KingdomBacteria

16S gene copy number-
GenomesNo

 In situOther
Filamentous1
Hydrophobic cell surface


Phase-contrast photomicrographs of cells of strain WR061T grown on PY4S agar (a) and PYV4S agar (b). Bar= 5 microns. - Source:1

Aerobic heterotroph
Fermentation
Fatty acids
Sugars

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

Fermentative bacteria. Propioniciclava have not been studied in activated sludge, but have been isolated from a methanogenic reactor treating cattle waste 1. The sole described species is a facultative anaerobe. Cells are irregular rods, which may occur singly or in short chains under certain conditions 1. Cobalamin (Vitamin B12) is required for growth 1. Ferments various carbohydrates, and produces acetate and propionate from glucose 1. The strains' in situ physiology in activated sludge has not been determined.

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Metabolism

 In situOther
Autotroph/Mixotroph
AOB
NOB
Anammox
Aerobic Heterotroph1
PAO
GAO
Nitrite Reduction
Sulphate Reduction
Fermentation1
Acetogen
Methanogen
Fatty Acids1
Sugars1
Proteins/Amino Acids

Abundance Information

 10 % percentileMedian90 % percentile
Influent0.10.41.1
Activated Sludge0.10.41.1
Digester-Mesophilic0.10.20.5
Digester-Thermophilic0.20.40.9

Predominant InInfluent

References

[1] Sugawara, Ueki, Abe, Kaku, Watanabe, Ueki, et al. - Propioniciclava tarda gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a methanogenic reactor treating waste from cattle farms. - Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 61(Pt 9): 2298-303. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.027482-0

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