Holdemanella

Genus nameHoldemanella
SourcePublished
Alternative namesBacteroides biformis [16559837] and Eubacterium biforme [4598229]
NCBI taxonomy ID1573535

Taxonomy

KingdomBacteria
PhylumFirmicutes

16S gene copy number1
GenomesYes2

 In situOther
Filamentous34
Hydrophobic cell surface


Epi?uorescence micrograph of pure culture and fecal sample. Detection of E. biforme in a fecal sample with E.bif462 (S-S-E.bif-0462-a-A-18). - Source:1

Fermentation
Sugars

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

Strictly anaerobic, sugar fermenters 3. Produce acid from the fermentation of D-glucose, D-mannitol, salicin, D-xylose, L-arabinose, D-mannose and raffinose 3. In pure culture, cells appear as short oval cocco-bacillus shaped, which form pairs or chains of varying length 4 3.

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FISH probes

Eubacterium biforme species specific probe E.bif462 1.

Metabolism

 In situOther
Autotroph/Mixotroph
AOB
NOB
Anammox
Aerobic Heterotroph3
PAO
GAO
Nitrite Reduction
Sulphate Reduction
Fermentation34
Acetogen
Methanogen
Fatty Acids
Sugars34
Proteins/Amino Acids

Abundance Information

 10 % percentileMedian90 % percentile
Influent0.20.71.2
Activated Sludge00.10.1
Digester-Mesophilic000
Digester-Thermophilic000.1

Predominant InInfluent

References

[1] Schwiertz, Le Blay, Blaut - Quantification of different Eubacterium spp. in human fecal samples with species-specific 16S rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes. - Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66(1): 375-82.

[2] - NCBI genome database, NCBI id 1573535 -

[3] De Maesschalck, Van Immerseel, Eeckhaut, De Baere, Cnockaert, Croubels, et al. - Faecalicoccus acidiformans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the chicken caecum, and reclassification of Streptococcus pleomorphus (Barnes et al. 1977), Eubacterium biforme (Eggerth 1935) and Eubacterium cylindroides (Cato et al. 1974) as Faecalicoccus pleomorphus comb. nov., Holdemanella biformis gen. nov., comb. nov. and Faecalitalea cylindroides gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively, within the family Erysipelotrichaceae. - Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 64(Pt 11): 3877-84. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.064626-0

[4] Eggerth - The Gram-positive Non-spore-bearing Anaerobic Bacilli of Human Feces. - J. Bacteriol. 30(3): 277-99.

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