Ferruginibacter

Genus nameFerruginibacter
SourcePublished
Alternative names
NCBI taxonomy ID1004303

Taxonomy

KingdomBacteria

16S gene copy number-
GenomesNo

 In situOther
Filamentous12
Hydrophobic cell surface


Aerobic heterotroph
Fatty acids
Sugars
Proteins/Amino acids

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

Strictly aerobic, rod shaped bacteria. Utilisation of glucose and acetate are strain dependant in pure culture 1. The in situ physiology of Ferruginibacter in activated sludge has not been determined.

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Metabolism

 In situOther
Autotroph/Mixotroph
AOB
NOB
Anammox
Aerobic Heterotroph12
PAO
GAO
Nitrite Reduction1
Sulphate Reduction
Fermentation2
Acetogen
Methanogen
Fatty Acids1
Sugars1
Proteins/Amino Acids12

Abundance Information

 10 % percentileMedian90 % percentile
Influent000.1
Activated Sludge0.30.71.6
Digester-Mesophilic00.10.4
Digester-Thermophilic000

Predominant InActivated sludge

References

[1] Lim, Baek, Lee - Ferruginibacter alkalilentus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Ferruginibacter lapsinanis sp. nov., novel members of the family 'Chitinophagaceae' in the phylum Bacteroidetes, isolated from freshwater sediment. - Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59(Pt 10): 2394-9. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.009480-0

[2] Lee, Kang, Kim, Joung, Joh - Ferruginibacter yonginensis sp. nov., isolated from a mesotrophic artificial lake. - Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 64(Pt 3): 846-50. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.057083-0

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