CPB_S18

Genus nameCPB_S18
SourcePublished
Alternative namesGB2 + GB3 (combined), "Ca. Competibacter" (part of)

Taxonomy

KingdomBacteria
GenusCPB_S18

16S gene copy number-
GenomesNo

 In situOther
Filamentous245
Hydrophobic cell surface


Composite FISH image of activated sludge. Yellow = "Competibacteraceae"; Blue = Ca. Accumulibacter; Green = other cells. Scale bar = 10 microns. - Source:1

Aerobic heterotroph
GAO
Fatty acids

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

In situ behaviour is consistent with the GAO phenotype. Thought to compete with the PAO for resources with their proliferation at the theoretical expense of EBPR efficiency 2 3. These organisms do not appear to be able to denitrify in situ 2.

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FISH probes

CPB450 4. GB2 and GB_3 may be used for former subgroups GB2 and GB3 5.

Metabolism

 In situOther
Autotroph/Mixotroph
AOB
NOB
Anammox
Aerobic Heterotroph2
PAO2
GAO2
Nitrite Reduction2
Sulphate Reduction
Fermentation2
Acetogen
Methanogen
Fatty Acids2
Sugars2
Proteins/Amino Acids2

Abundance Information

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

Predominant InActivated sludge

References

[1] McIlroy SJ (2010) Phylogenetic Diversity and Ecophysiology of Alphaproteobacterial Glycogen Accumulating Organisms in Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal Activated Sludge Systems. PhD Thesis La Trobe University. - Mcilroy -

[2] Kong, Xia, Nielsen, Nielsen - Ecophysiology of a group of uncultured Gammaproteobacterial glycogen-accumulating organisms in full-scale enhanced biological phosphorus removal wastewater treatment plants. - Environ. Microbiol. 8(3): 479-89. doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2005.00914.x

[3] Blackall, Crocetti, Saunders, Bond - A review and update of the microbiology of enhanced biological phosphorus removal in wastewater treatment plants. - Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 81(1-4): 681-91.

[4] McIlroy, Nittami, Kanai, Fukuda, Saunders, Nielsen, et al. - Re-appraisal of the phylogeny and fluorescence in situ hybridization probes for the analysis of the Competibacteraceae in wastewater treatment systems. - Environ Microbiol Rep 7(2): 166-74. doi:10.1111/1758-2229.12215

[5] Kong, Ong, Ng, Liu - Diversity and distribution of a deeply branched novel proteobacterial group found in anaerobic-aerobic activated sludge processes. - Environ. Microbiol. 4(11): 753-7.

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Citing MiDAS: McIlroy S.J., Saunders A.M., Albertsen M., Nierychlo M., McIlroy B., Hansen A.A., Karst S.M., Nielsen J.L., Nielsen P.H. (2015) MiDAS: the field guide to the microbes of activated sludge. Database, Vol. 2015

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