Lachnoclostridium

Genus nameLachnoclostridium
SourcePublished
Alternative namesSome spp. of the genus Clostridia, Desulfotomaculum guttoideum, Eubacterium contortum, E. fissicatena, and Ruminococcus torques* [23834245]
NCBI taxonomy ID1506553

Taxonomy

KingdomBacteria
PhylumFirmicutes
ClassClostridia

16S gene copy number1-8
GenomesYes2

 In situOther
Filamentous
Hydrophobic cell surface


FISH experiment with the newly designed probe on fecal samples from different volunteers. Hybridization with the Ehal1469 probe showing rods of the E. hallii group. Bar, 5 microns. - Source:1

Fermentation
Sugars

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

No in situ information is available for the genus. Members are strictly anaerobic, rod shaped bacteria, with a fermentative metabolism 3. Acetate is the major end product of mono- and disaccharide fermentation 3.

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FISH probes

Ehal1469 specifically targets, Eubacterium hallii, Clostridium herbivorans and Clostridium polysaccharolyticum 1.

Metabolism

 In situOther
Autotroph/Mixotroph
AOB
NOB
Anammox
Aerobic Heterotroph3
PAO
GAO
Nitrite Reduction
Sulphate Reduction3
Fermentation3
Acetogen
Methanogen
Fatty Acids
Sugars3
Proteins/Amino Acids

Abundance Information

 10 % percentileMedian90 % percentile
Influent0.10.50.9
Activated Sludge000
Digester-Mesophilic000
Digester-Thermophilic000

Predominant InInfluent

References

[1] Harmsen, Raangs, He, Degener, Welling - Extensive set of 16S rRNA-based probes for detection of bacteria in human feces. - Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 68(6): 2982-90.

[2] - NCBI genome database, NCBI id 1506553 -

[3] Yutin, Galperin - A genomic update on clostridial phylogeny: Gram-negative spore formers and other misplaced clostridia. - Environ. Microbiol. 15(10): 2631-41. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12173

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