PhreatobacterDid we forget anything? Let us know

Genus namePhreatobacter
SourcePublished
Alternative namesRasbo (MiDAS 1.20)
NCBI taxonomy ID1632780

Taxonomy (MiDAS 2.0)

KingdomBacteria

16S gene copy number1
GenomesYes2

 In situOther
Filamentous1
Hydrophobic cell surface


Aerobic heterotroph
Sugars
Proteins/Amino acids

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

Strictly aerobic, rod shaped bacteria 1 3. Able to utilise a limited number of carbon sources for growth, such as methanol, xylose, D-glucose, D-galactose, D-fructose, lactose, glycerol, dulcitol, DL-alanine and asparagine 1. Nothing is known of their physiology in situ.

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Metabolism

 In situOther
Chemoautotroph/Mixotroph
AOB
NOB
Anammox
Aerobic Heterotroph1
PAO
GAO
Nitrite Reduction
Sulfate Reduction
Fermentation1
Acetogen
Methanogen
Short-chain Fatty Acids1
Sugars1
Proteins/Amino Acids1

Abundance Information

 10 % percentileMedian90 % percentile
Influent000
Activated Sludge000.1
Digester-Mesophilic000
Digester-Thermophilic000

Predominant InActivated sludge

References

[1] Tóth, Vengring, Homonnay, Kéki, Spröer, Borsodi, et al. (2014): Phreatobacter oligotrophus gen. nov., sp. nov., an alphaproteobacterium isolated from ultrapure water of the water purification system of a power plant. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 64 (Pt 3): 839-45. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.053843-0

[2] - NCBI genome database, NCBI id 1632780 -

[3] Lee, Joung, Cho (2017): Phreatobacter stygius sp. nov., isolated from pieces of wood in a lava cave and emended description of the genus Phreatobacter. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 67 (9): 3296-3300. doi:10.1099/ijsem.0.002106

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