ectothiorhodospiraceae

Summary

Summary: A family in the order Chromatiales, class GAMMAPROTEOBACTERIA. These are haloalkaliphilic, phototrophic bacteria that deposit elemental sulfur outside their cells.

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  1. Tikhonova T, Slutsky A, Antipov A, Boyko K, Polyakov K, Sorokin D, et al. Molecular and catalytic properties of a novel cytochrome c nitrite reductase from nitrate-reducing haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium Thioalkalivibrio nitratireducens. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2006;1764:715-23 pubmed
    ..All the residues essential for catalysis in the known ccNiRs were also identified in TvNiR. However, TvNiR is only distantly related to known bacterial ammonifying dissimilatory ccNiRs, sharing no more than 20% homology...
  2. Hallberg K, Hedrich S, Johnson D. Acidiferrobacter thiooxydans, gen. nov. sp. nov.; an acidophilic, thermo-tolerant, facultatively anaerobic iron- and sulfur-oxidizer of the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae. Extremophiles. 2011;15:271-9 pubmed publisher
    ..On the basis of these data, m-1 is proposed as the type strain of a new genus and species of bacteria, Acidiferrobacter thiooxydans (DSM 2392, JCM 17358)...
  3. Tourova T, Spiridonova E, Berg I, Slobodova N, Boulygina E, Sorokin D. Phylogeny and evolution of the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae based on comparison of 16S rRNA, cbbL and nifH gene sequences. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:2387-98 pubmed
    ..ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (RubisCO) was investigated in the members of the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae. This family forms a separate phylogenetic lineage within the Gammaproteobacteria according to 16S rRNA ..
  4. Islam M, Zhang Y, McPhedran K, Liu Y, Gamal El Din M. Mechanistic investigation of industrial wastewater naphthenic acids removal using granular activated carbon (GAC) biofilm based processes. Sci Total Environ. 2016;541:238-246 pubmed publisher
    ..the importance of biodegradation given the diverse carbon degrading families including Acidobacteriaceae, Ectothiorhodospiraceae, and Comamonadaceae...
  5. Slobodkina G, Baslerov R, Novikov A, Viryasov M, Bonch Osmolovskaya E, Slobodkin A. Inmirania thermothiophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, facultatively autotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacterium isolated from a shallow-sea hydrothermal vent. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2016;66:701-706 pubmed publisher
    ..analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequences indicated that the strain was a member of the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae, order Chromatiales, class Gammaproteobacteria...
  6. Roman P, Lipinska J, Bijmans M, Sorokin D, Keesman K, Janssen A. Inhibition of a biological sulfide oxidation under haloalkaline conditions by thiols and diorgano polysulfanes. Water Res. 2016;101:448-456 pubmed publisher
    ..A microbial community analysis of this biomass revealed that two groups of microorganism are abundant, viz. Ectothiorhodospiraceae and Piscirickettsiaceae.
  7. Hoeft McCann S, Boren A, Hernandez Maldonado J, Stoneburner B, Saltikov C, Stolz J, et al. Arsenite as an Electron Donor for Anoxygenic Photosynthesis: Description of Three Strains of Ectothiorhodospira from Mono Lake, California and Big Soda Lake, Nevada. Life (Basel). 2016;7: pubmed publisher
    Three novel strains of photosynthetic bacteria from the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae were isolated from soda lakes of the Great Basin Desert, USA by employing arsenite (As(III)) as the sole electron donor in the enrichment/isolation ..
  8. Foti M, Ma S, Sorokin D, Rademaker J, Kuenen J, Muyzer G. Genetic diversity and biogeography of haloalkaliphilic sulphur-oxidizing bacteria belonging to the genus Thioalkalivibrio. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2006;56:95-101 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, a correlation between fingerprint clustering, geographic origin and the characteristics of the lake of origin was found...
  9. Tikhonova T, Slutskaya E, Filimonenkov A, Boyko K, Kleimenov S, Konarev P, et al. Isolation and oligomeric composition of cytochrome c nitrite reductase from the haloalkaliphilic bacterium Thioalkalivibrio nitratireducens. Biochemistry (Mosc). 2008;73:164-70 pubmed
    ..Thermostability of the hexameric form of the nitrite reductase is characterized in terms of thermoinactivation and thermodenaturation...

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  1. Banciu H, Sorokin D, Kleerebezem R, Muyzer G, Galinski E, Kuenen J. Growth kinetics of haloalkaliphilic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium Thioalkalivibrio versutus strain ALJ 15 in continuous culture. Extremophiles. 2004;8:185-92 pubmed
    ..All polysulfide species were completely oxidized at high rates to sulfate. Overall data demonstrated efficient growth and sulfur compounds oxidation of haloalkaliphilic chemolithoautotrophic bacteria from soda lakes...
  2. Hoeft S, Kulp T, Han S, Lanoil B, Oremland R. Coupled arsenotrophy in a hot spring photosynthetic biofilm at Mono Lake, California. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:4633-9 pubmed publisher
    ..sequences closely related ( approximately 98% translated amino acid identity) to those from the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae. Surprisingly, no authentic PCR products for arsenite oxidase (aoxB) were obtained, despite observing ..
  3. Tikhonova T, Tikhonov A, Trofimov A, Polyakov K, Boyko K, Cherkashin E, et al. Comparative structural and functional analysis of two octaheme nitrite reductases from closely related Thioalkalivibrio species. FEBS J. 2012;279:4052-61 pubmed publisher
  4. Li G, Lai Q, Liu X, Sun F, Du Y, Li G, et al. Maricoccus atlantica gen. nov. sp. nov., isolated from deep sea sediment of the Atlantic Ocean. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2013;104:1073-81 pubmed publisher
    ..analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequences indicated that strain 22II-S10r2(T) belonged to the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae, with highest sequence similarity to Thioalkalivibrio sulfidiphilus HL-EbGR7(T) (90.9 % similarity)...
  5. Shaya D, Findeisen F, Abderemane Ali F, Arrigoni C, Wong S, Nurva S, et al. Structure of a prokaryotic sodium channel pore reveals essential gating elements and an outer ion binding site common to eukaryotic channels. J Mol Biol. 2014;426:467-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings underscore commonalities between BacNaVs and eukaryotic voltage-gated channels and provide a framework for understanding gating and ion permeation in this superfamily. ..
  6. Leon M, Aldeguer Riquelme B, Antón J, Sánchez Porro C, Ventosa A. Spiribacter aquaticus sp. nov., a novel member of the genus Spiribacter isolated from a saltern. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017;67:2947-2952 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. The type strain is SP30T (=CECT 9238T=LMG 30005T)...
  7. Menes R, Viera C, Farías M, Seufferheld M. Halopeptonella vilamensis gen. nov, sp. nov., a halophilic strictly aerobic bacterium of the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae. Extremophiles. 2016;20:19-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA gene indicated that strain SV525T belongs to the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae within the class Gammaproteobacteria...
  8. Sorokin D, Tourova T, Muyzer G, Kuenen G. Thiohalospira halophila gen. nov., sp. nov. and Thiohalospira alkaliphila sp. nov., novel obligately chemolithoautotrophic, halophilic, sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline habitats. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:1685-92 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain of Thiohalospira alkaliphila is ALgr 6sp(T) (=DSM 17116(T)=UNIQEM U372(T))...
  9. Desmond Le Quéméner E, Rimboud M, Bridier A, Madigou C, Erable B, Bergel A, et al. Biocathodes reducing oxygen at high potential select biofilms dominated by Ectothiorhodospiraceae populations harboring a specific association of genes. Bioresour Technol. 2016;214:55-62 pubmed publisher
    ..and a newly developed method for the identification of Taxon Specific Gene Annotations (TSGA) revealed Ectothiorhodospiraceae specific genes possibly involved in electron transfer and in autotrophic growth...
  10. Martínez Alonso M, van Bleijswijk J, Gaju N, Muyzer G. Diversity of anoxygenic phototrophic sulfur bacteria in the microbial mats of the Ebro Delta: a combined morphological and molecular approach. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2005;52:339-50 pubmed
    ..Six sequences were clustered with the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae, three of the six being closely related to chemotrophic bacteria grouped together with Halorhodospira ..
  11. Deole R, Challacombe J, Raiford D, Hoff W. An extremely halophilic proteobacterium combines a highly acidic proteome with a low cytoplasmic potassium content. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:581-8 pubmed publisher
  12. Trofimov A, Polyakov K, Tikhonova T, Tikhonov A, Safonova T, Boyko K, et al. Covalent modifications of the catalytic tyrosine in octahaem cytochrome c nitrite reductase and their effect on the enzyme activity. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2012;68:144-53 pubmed publisher
    ..The changes in the activity of cytochrome c nitrite reductases owing to the formation of Tyr-Cys and Tyr-Gln bonds may be associated with changes in the pK(a) value of the catalytic tyrosine...
  13. Sorokin D, Muntyan M, Panteleeva A, Muyzer G. Thioalkalivibrio sulfidiphilus sp. nov., a haloalkaliphilic, sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacterium from alkaline habitats. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2012;62:1884-9 pubmed publisher
    ..On the basis of phenotypic and phylogenetic analysis, the novel isolates are proposed to represent a novel species, Thioalkalivibrio sulfidiphilus sp. nov., with the type strain HL-EbGr7(T) (?=?NCCB 100376(T) ?=?UNIQEM U246(T))...
  14. Sorokin D, Kublanov I, Khijniak T. Natronospira proteinivora gen. nov., sp. nov, an extremely salt-tolerant, alkaliphilic gammaproteobacterium from hypersaline soda lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017;67:2604-2608 pubmed publisher
    ..to phylogenetic analysis of the 16S rRNA gene sequence, the isolate forms a novel branch within the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae (class Gammaproteobacteria) with the highest sequence similarity to the members of this family being 91?%...
  15. Boyko K, Polyakov K, Tikhonova T, Slutsky A, Antipov A, Zvyagilskaya R, et al. Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of cytochrome c nitrite reductase from Thioalkalivibrio nitratireducens. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006;62:215-7 pubmed
    ..A native data set was obtained to 1.5 A resolution. The structure was solved by the SAD technique using the data collected at the Fe absorption peak wavelength...
  16. Kompantseva E, Briantseva I, Komova A, Namsaraev B. [The structure of phototrophic communities of soda lakes of the southeastern Transbaikal region]. Mikrobiologiia. 2007;76:243-52 pubmed
    ..Purple sulfur bacteria of the families Ectothiorhodospiraceae and Chromatiaceae were predominant...
  17. Kallio J, Jänis J, Nyyssölä A, Hakulinen N, Rouvinen J. Preliminary X-ray analysis of twinned crystals of sarcosine dimethylglycine methyltransferase from Halorhodospira halochoris. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2009;65:805-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The true crystal systems were monoclinic and orthorhombic. The monoclinic crystal diffracted to a maximum of 2.15 A resolution and the orthorhombic crystal diffracted to 1.8 A resolution...
  18. Polyakov K, Boyko K, Tikhonova T, Slutsky A, Antipov A, Zvyagilskaya R, et al. High-resolution structural analysis of a novel octaheme cytochrome c nitrite reductase from the haloalkaliphilic bacterium Thioalkalivibrio nitratireducens. J Mol Biol. 2009;389:846-62 pubmed publisher
    ..The role of these characteristic structural features in the catalysis by this enzyme is discussed...
  19. Sorokin D, Zhilina T, Lysenko A, Tourova T, Spiridonova E. Metabolic versatility of haloalkaliphilic bacteria from soda lakes belonging to the Alkalispirillum-Alkalilimnicola group. Extremophiles. 2006;10:213-20 pubmed
    ..MLHE-1 for autotrophic growth with arsenite as electron donor and nitrate as electron acceptor, demonstrate much higher metabolic diversity of this specific group of haloalkaliphilic Gammaproteobacteria than was originally anticipated...
  20. Sorokin D, van den Bosch P, Abbas B, Janssen A, Muyzer G. Microbiological analysis of the population of extremely haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacteria dominating in lab-scale sulfide-removing bioreactors. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008;80:965-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, the results clearly indicate a large potential of the genus Thiolalkalivibrio to efficiently oxidize sulfide at extremely haloalkaline conditions, which makes it suitable for application in the natural gas desulfurization...
  21. Shaya D, Kreir M, Robbins R, Wong S, Hammon J, Brüggemann A, et al. Voltage-gated sodium channel (NaV) protein dissection creates a set of functional pore-only proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:12313-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Further, our findings suggest that similar dissection approaches may be applicable to a wide range of VGICs and, thus, serve as a means to simplify and accelerate biophysical, structural, and drug development efforts...
  22. Sorokin D, Tourova T, Kovaleva O, Kuenen J, Muyzer G. Aerobic carboxydotrophy under extremely haloalkaline conditions in Alkalispirillum/Alkalilimnicola strains isolated from soda lakes. Microbiology. 2010;156:819-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, these results demonstrated the possibility of aerobic carboxydotrophy under extremely haloalkaline conditions...
  23. Zargar K, Hoeft S, Oremland R, Saltikov C. Identification of a novel arsenite oxidase gene, arxA, in the haloalkaliphilic, arsenite-oxidizing bacterium Alkalilimnicola ehrlichii strain MLHE-1. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:3755-62 pubmed publisher
    ..These results raise further questions about the evolutionary relationships between arsenite oxidases (AoxB) and arsenate respiratory reductases (ArrA)...
  24. Dalvi S, Azetsu S, Patrauchan M, Aktas D, Fathepure B. Proteogenomic elucidation of the initial steps in the benzene degradation pathway of a novel halophile, Arhodomonas sp. strain Rozel, isolated from a hypersaline environment. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:7309-16 pubmed
    ..These studies establish the initial steps of the benzene degradation pathway in halophiles...
  25. Filimonenkov A, Zvyagilskaya R, Tikhonova T, Popov V. Isolation and characterization of nitrate reductase from the halophilic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium Thioalkalivibrio nitratireducens. Biochemistry (Mosc). 2010;75:744-51 pubmed
    ..Like other membrane nitrate reductases, NR reduces chlorate and is inhibited by azide and cyanide. It exhibits a higher thermal stability than most mesophilic enzymes...
  26. Thiel V, Tank M, Neulinger S, Gehrmann L, Dorador C, Imhoff J. Unique communities of anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria in saline lakes of Salar de Atacama (Chile): evidence for a new phylogenetic lineage of phototrophic Gammaproteobacteria from pufLM gene analyses. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2010;74:510-22 pubmed publisher
    ..containing bacteria and the presence of representatives related to known halophilic Chromatiaceae and Ectothiorhodospiraceae. In addition, the presence of BChl b-containing anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria and of aerobic anoxygenic ..
  27. van den Bosch P, de Graaff M, Fortuny Picornell M, van Leerdam R, Janssen A. Inhibition of microbiological sulfide oxidation by methanethiol and dimethyl polysulfides at natron-alkaline conditions. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2009;83:579-87 pubmed publisher
    ..This reaction increases the feasibility of biotechnological treatment of gases containing both hydrogen sulfide and methanethiol at natron-alkaline conditions...
  28. Richey C, Chovanec P, Hoeft S, Oremland R, Basu P, Stolz J. Respiratory arsenate reductase as a bidirectional enzyme. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2009;382:298-302 pubmed publisher
    ..This versatility further underscores the ubiquity and antiquity of microbial arsenic metabolism...
  29. Sorokin D, Trotsenko Y, Doronina N, Tourova T, Galinski E, Kolganova T, et al. Methylohalomonas lacus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Methylonatrum kenyense gen. nov., sp. nov., methylotrophic gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:2762-9 pubmed
    ..16S rRNA gene sequence analysis placed the isolate as a new lineage in the family Ectothiorhodospiraceae (Gammaproteobacteria)...
  30. Muntyan M, Morozov D, Klishin S, Khitrin N, Kolomijtseva G. Evaluation of the electrical potential on the membrane of the extremely alkaliphilic bacterium Thioalkalivibrio. Biochemistry (Mosc). 2012;77:917-24 pubmed publisher
    ..4 ± 0.2 and 2.2 ± 0.1 µl/mg of cell protein by the two methods, respectively. Computer computation was used as an alternative to manual calculation to count the number of cells for estimation of total cell volume...
  31. Antipov A, Tishkov V. Isolation and preliminary characterization of new cytochrome c from autotrophic haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium Thioalkalivibrio nitratireducens. Biochimie. 2012;94:2577-81 pubmed publisher
    ..The ?-band has two peaks with maximum at 548 and 556 nm whereas the ?-band showes ones at 520 and 528 nm. According to the MALDI finger-print analysis, the new cytochrome has a unique amino acid sequence...