Candidatus SaccharimonasDid we forget anything? Let us know

Genus nameCandidatus Saccharimonas
SourcePublished
Alternative names
NCBI taxonomy ID1331051

Taxonomy

KingdomBacteria

16S gene copy number1
GenomesYes1

 In situOther
Filamentous1
Hydrophobic cell surface


FISH micrographs of TM7 (red) cells showing coccus morphology with a size of ~0.7 microns in diameter. - Source:1

Fermentation
Sugars

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

Based on their genome sequence, they have an obligate fermentative metabolism- fermenting glucose to lactate and acetate via the pentose phosphate pathway. Annotation of polysaccharases indicates an ability to utilise complex sugars 1.

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Metabolism

 In situOther
Autotroph/Mixotroph1
AOB1
NOB1
Anammox1
Aerobic Heterotroph1
PAO1
GAO1
Nitrite Reduction1
Sulphate Reduction1
Fermentation1
Acetogen
Methanogen1
Fatty Acids1
Sugars1
Proteins/Amino Acids

Abundance Information

 10 % percentileMedian90 % percentile
Influent000
Activated Sludge000
Digester-Mesophilic000.5
Digester-Thermophilic000

Predominant InAD - Mesophilic

References

[1] Albertsen, Hugenholtz, Skarshewski, Nielsen, Tyson, Nielsen, et al. - Genome sequences of rare, uncultured bacteria obtained by differential coverage binning of multiple metagenomes. - Nat. Biotechnol. 31(6): 533-8. doi:10.1038/nbt.2579

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