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Confirmation of Thiobacillus denitrificans as a species of the genus Thiobacillus, in the beta-subclass of the Proteobacteria, with strain NCIMB 9548 as the type strain

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Thiobacillus denitrificans is physiologically similar to the type species of the genus Thiobacillus. Thiobacillus thioparus. and both are located in the beta-subclass of the Proteobacteria, T, denitrificans is distinguished from all other Thiobacillus species by its ability to grow as a facultatively anaerobic chemolithotroph, coupling the oxidation of inorganic sulfur compounds to the reduction of nitrate, nitrite and other oxidized nitrogen compounds to dinitrogen, A definitive description of this species is provided and strain NCIMB 9548(T) is designated as the type strain of the species, thereby correcting an earlier error in the literature

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Publisher: SOC GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:13517
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