Turicibacter

Genus nameTuricibacter
SourcePublished
Alternative names
NCBI taxonomy ID191303

Taxonomy

KingdomBacteria
PhylumFirmicutes

16S gene copy number3-12
GenomesYes1

 In situOther
Filamentous2
Hydrophobic cell surface


Gram stain (a) and transmission electron micrograph (b) of isolate MOL361T from a 3 day culture on chocolate agar. Bars, 20 (a) and 2 (b) microns. - Source:2

Fermentation
Sugars

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

The sole species in the genus is strictly anaerobic, chemo-organotrophic and fermentative 2. Cells are irregularly shaped rods which form long chains 2. The main fermentation product is lactate 2. Maltose and 5-ketogluconate are the only carbohydrates utilized 2.

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Metabolism

 In situOther
Autotroph/Mixotroph
AOB
NOB
Anammox
Aerobic Heterotroph2
PAO
GAO
Nitrite Reduction
Sulphate Reduction
Fermentation2
Acetogen
Methanogen
Fatty Acids
Sugars2
Proteins/Amino Acids

Abundance Information

 10 % percentileMedian90 % percentile
Influent0.10.20.3
Activated Sludge0.10.10.3
Digester-Mesophilic0.20.40.6
Digester-Thermophilic0.20.30.5

Predominant InInfluent

References

[1] Cuív, Klaassens, Durkin, Harkins, Foster, McCorrison, et al. - Draft genome sequence of Turicibacter sanguinis PC909, isolated from human feces. - J. Bacteriol. 193(5): 1288-9. doi:10.1128/JB.01328-10

[2] Bosshard, Zbinden, Altwegg - Turicibacter sanguinis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel anaerobic, Gram-positive bacterium. - Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52(Pt 4): 1263-6. doi:10.1099/00207713-52-4-1263

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