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Genus nameAnaerobaculum
SourcePublished
Alternative names
NCBI taxonomy ID46613

Taxonomy

KingdomBacteria

16S gene copy number2
GenomesYes1

 In situOther
Filamentous234
Hydrophobic cell surface


Phase-contrast micrograph of strain RWcit2(T). Bar = 5 microns. Cells were grown in MMB medium. - Source:2

Fermentation
Acetogen
Sugars
Proteins/Amino acids

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

Moderately thermophilic anaerobes with chemoorganotrophic metabolism 2 3 4. Members of the genus are fermenters of organic acids, proteins (amino acids and casamino acids) and peptides and a limited number of carbohydrates 2 3 4. The products of these fermentations are acetate, hydrogen and CO2 2 3 4. "Glucose and malate degradation are enhanced in co-culture with M. thermoautotrophus" 4. Cells grow as straight to slightly curved rods 2 3 4. No in situ data has been determined for the Genus.

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Metabolism

 In situOther
Autotroph/Mixotroph
AOB
NOB
Anammox
Aerobic Heterotroph234
PAO
GAO
Nitrite Reduction
Sulphate Reduction234
Fermentation234
Acetogen4
Methanogen
Fatty Acids3
Sugars234
Proteins/Amino Acids234

Abundance Information

 10 % percentileMedian90 % percentile
Influent000
Activated Sludge000
Digester-Mesophilic000
Digester-Thermophilic0.824.2

Predominant InAD - Thermophilic

References

[1] - NCBI genome database, NCBI id 46613 -

[2] Rees, Patel, Grassia, Sheehy - Anaerobaculum thermoterrenum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel, thermophilic bacterium which ferments citrate. - Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47(1): 150-4. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-1-150

[3] Maune, Tanner - Description of Anaerobaculum hydrogeniformans sp. nov., an anaerobe that produces hydrogen from glucose, and emended description of the genus Anaerobaculum. - Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62(Pt 4): 832-8. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.024349-0

[4] Menes, Muxí - Anaerobaculum mobile sp. nov., a novel anaerobic, moderately thermophilic, peptide-fermenting bacterium that uses crotonate as an electron acceptor, and emended description of the genus Anaerobaculum. - Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52(Pt 1): 157-64. doi:10.1099/00207713-52-1-157

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