Summary: A family of gram negative, aerobic, non-sporeforming, rod-shaped bacteria.

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  1. Gomez Gil L, Kumar P, Barriault D, Bolin J, Sylvestre M, Eltis L. Characterization of biphenyl dioxygenase of Pandoraea pnomenusa B-356 as a potent polychlorinated biphenyl-degrading enzyme. J Bacteriol. 2007;189:5705-15 pubmed
  2. Wu Q, Hahn M. High predictability of the seasonal dynamics of a species-like Polynucleobacter population in a freshwater lake. Environ Microbiol. 2006;8:1660-6 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, 65 lakes and ponds were investigated for the presence of PnecB bacteria. They were detected in the majority (78%) of circum-neutral and alkaline freshwater habitats, but not in any investigated acidic or saline habitat...
  3. Wu Q, Hahn M. Differences in structure and dynamics of Polynucleobacter communities in a temperate and a subtropical lake, revealed at three phylogenetic levels. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2006;57:67-79 pubmed
    ..These results could be obtained by help of the subcluster-specific probes, but would have been missed with probes of a lower phylogenetic resolution...
  4. Fricke W, Kusian B, Bowien B. The genome organization of Ralstonia eutropha strain H16 and related species of the Burkholderiaceae. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol. 2009;16:124-35 pubmed publisher
    ..strain H16 is a facultatively chemolithoautotrophic, hydrogen-oxidizing bacterium belonging to the family Burkholderiaceae of the Betaproteobacteria. The genome of R...
  5. Watanabe K, Komatsu N, Ishii Y, Negishi M. Effective isolation of bacterioplankton genus Polynucleobacter from freshwater environments grown on photochemically degraded dissolved organic matter. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2009;67:57-68 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we observed the stimulation of strain KF001 activity by photochemical degradation of natural lake water. Our findings suggest a carbon flow of DOM photoproducts to Polynucleobacter in the freshwater microbial loop...
  6. Hahn M, Lang E, Brandt U, Wu Q, Scheuerl T. Emended description of the genus Polynucleobacter and the species Polynucleobacter necessarius and proposal of two subspecies, P. necessarius subsp. necessarius subsp. nov. and P. necessarius subsp. asymbioticus subsp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:2002-9 pubmed publisher
    ..asymbioticus subsp. nov. [with the type strain QLW-P1DMWA-1T (=DSM 18221T=CIP 109841T)], for the obligate endosymbionts of E. aediculatus and Euplotes harpa and obligately free-living strains, respectively...
  7. Jezbera J, Jezberová J, Brandt U, Hahn M. Ubiquity of Polynucleobacter necessarius subspecies asymbioticus results from ecological diversification. Environ Microbiol. 2011;13:922-31 pubmed publisher
    ..The revealed differences in habitat preferences suggest that the previously reported ubiquity of P. n. asymbioticus results from ecological diversification within the taxon and not from generalist adaptation of strains...
  8. Vannini C, Pöckl M, Petroni G, Wu Q, Lang E, Stackebrandt E, et al. Endosymbiosis in statu nascendi: close phylogenetic relationship between obligately endosymbiotic and obligately free-living Polynucleobacter strains (Betaproteobacteria). Environ Microbiol. 2007;9:347-59 pubmed
    ..These closely related strains occupy completely separated ecological niches. To our best knowledge, this is the closest phylogenetic relationship between obligate endosymbionts and obligately free-living bacteria ever revealed...
  9. Hahn M. Isolation of strains belonging to the cosmopolitan Polynucleobacter necessarius cluster from freshwater habitats located in three climatic zones. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:5248-54 pubmed
    ..The obtained strains have a C-shaped cell morphology which is very similar to that of recently isolated ultramicrobacterial Luna cluster strains (Actinobacteria) and the SAR11 cluster strains (Alphaproteobacteria)...

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  1. Boenigk J, Stadler P, Wiedlroither A, Hahn M. Strain-specific differences in the grazing sensitivities of closely related ultramicrobacteria affiliated with the Polynucleobacter cluster. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004;70:5787-93 pubmed
  2. Uehling J, Gryganskyi A, Hameed K, Tschaplinski T, Misztal P, Wu S, et al. Comparative genomics of Mortierella elongata and its bacterial endosymbiont Mycoavidus cysteinexigens. Environ Microbiol. 2017;19:2964-2983 pubmed publisher
    ..Early-diverging lineages of terrestrial fungi harbor endosymbiotic bacteria belonging to the Burkholderiaceae. We sequenced the metagenome of the soil-inhabiting fungus Mortierella elongata and assembled the complete ..
  3. Indest K, Hancock D, Crocker F, Eberly J, Jung C, Blakeney G, et al. Biodegradation of insensitive munition formulations IMX101 and IMX104 in surface soils. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2017;44:987-995 pubmed publisher
    ..In CS soil, organisms that have been associated with explosives degradation, namely members of the Burkholderiaceae, Bacillaceae, and Paenibacillaceae phylotypes increased significantly in anaerobic treatments whereas ..
  4. Kumar M, Singhal A, Thakur I. Comparison of submerged and solid state pretreatment of sugarcane bagasse by Pandoraea sp. ISTKB: Enzymatic and structural analysis. Bioresour Technol. 2016;203:18-25 pubmed publisher
    ..ISTKB was more efficient under SmF than SSF. High negative correlation between saccharification vs lignin/hemicelluloses content justified the need for pretreatment of lignocellulosic waste before saccharification. ..
  5. Martina P, Martinez M, Frada G, Alvarez F, Leguizamón L, Prieto C, et al. First time identification of Pandoraea sputorum from a patient with cystic fibrosis in Argentina: a case report. BMC Pulm Med. 2017;17:33 pubmed publisher
    ..sputorum associated to a deterioration of lung function. We noted that the presence of P. sputorum can be underestimated in CF patients and MALDI-TOF MS appears to be a promising means of accurate identification of Pandoraea species. ..
  6. Pimentel J, MacLeod C. Misidentification of Pandoraea sputorum isolated from sputum of a patient with cystic fibrosis and review of Pandoraea species infections in transplant patients. J Clin Microbiol. 2008;46:3165-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a case of Pandoraea sputorum colonization in a CF patient under consideration for lung transplantation and review five cases of lung transplantation involving Pandoraea species. ..
  7. Hristova K, Schmidt R, Chakicherla A, Legler T, Wu J, Chain P, et al. Comparative transcriptome analysis of Methylibium petroleiphilum PM1 exposed to the fuel oxygenates methyl tert-butyl ether and ethanol. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:7347-57 pubmed
    ..petroleiphilum PM1 and aided our understanding of the regulation of metabolic processes that may occur in response to pollutant mixtures and perturbations in the environment. ..
  8. Dolatabadi S, Scherlach K, Figge M, Hertweck C, Dijksterhuis J, Menken S, et al. Food preparation with mucoralean fungi: A potential biosafety issue?. Fungal Biol. 2016;120:393-401 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, given the type of diseases caused by Rhizopus species, we regard the practical risk of infection via the food industry as negligible. ..
  9. Schlemper T, Leite M, Lucheta A, Shimels M, Bouwmeester H, van Veen J, et al. Rhizobacterial community structure differences among sorghum cultivars in different growth stages and soils. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2017;93: pubmed publisher
    ..cultivar had significantly higher relative abundances of Acidobacteria GP1, Burkholderia, Cupriavidus (Burkholderiaceae), Acidovorax and Albidiferax (Comamonadaceae) than the other six cultivars...
  10. Blaustein R, Lorca G, Meyer J, Gonzalez C, Teplitski M. Defining the Core Citrus Leaf- and Root-Associated Microbiota: Factors Associated with Community Structure and Implications for Managing Huanglongbing (Citrus Greening) Disease. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2017;83: pubmed publisher
    ..and members of the Burkholderiaceae, Micromonosporaceae, and Xanthomonadaceae This work confirmed several previously described ..
  11. Matsui T, Yoshida T, Yoshimura T, Nagasawa T. Regioselective carboxylation of 1,3-dihydroxybenzene by 2,6-dihydroxybenzoate decarboxylase of Pandoraea sp. 12B-2. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2006;73:95-102 pubmed
    ..12B-2, the productivity of 2,6-dihydroxybenzoate topped out at 1.43 M, which was the highest value so far reported. No formation of any other products was observed after the carboxylation reaction. ..
  12. Staley C, Ferrieri A, Tfaily M, Cui Y, Chu R, Wang P, et al. Diurnal cycling of rhizosphere bacterial communities is associated with shifts in carbon metabolism. Microbiome. 2017;5:65 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, 13% of the community showed cycling, with abundances of several families, including Burkholderiaceae, Rhodospirillaceae, Planctomycetaceae, and Gaiellaceae, exhibiting fluctuation in abundances relative to the ..
  13. Vedler E, Heinaru E, Jutkina J, Viggor S, Koressaar T, Remm M, et al. Limnobacter spp. as newly detected phenol-degraders among Baltic Sea surface water bacteria characterised by comparative analysis of catabolic genes. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2013;36:525-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Four different Limnobacter strains having almost identical 16S rRNA gene sequences (99%) and similar physiological properties formed separate phylogenetic clusters of LmPH and C23O genes in the respective phylogenetic trees. ..
  14. Fernández Olmos A, Morosini M, Lamas A, Garcia Castillo M, Garcia Garcia L, Canton R, et al. Clinical and microbiological features of a cystic fibrosis patient chronically colonized with Pandoraea sputorum identified by combining 16S rRNA sequencing and matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry. J Clin Microbiol. 2012;50:1096-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Decreased lung function improved after 1 year of azithromycin and inhaled 7%-hypertonic saline treatment. ..
  15. Steenkamp E, van Zyl E, Beukes C, Avontuur J, Chan W, Palmer M, et al. Burkholderia kirstenboschensis sp. nov. nodulates papilionoid legumes indigenous to South Africa. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2015;38:545-54 pubmed publisher
  16. Hahn M, Lang E, Tarao M, Brandt U. Polynucleobacter rarus sp. nov., a free-living planktonic bacterium isolated from an acidic lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2011;61:781-7 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. with the type strain MT-CBb6A5(T) (?=?DSM 21648(T) ?=?CIP 109928(T)). ..
  17. Halsey J, de Cassia Pereira E Silva M, Andreote F. Bacterial selection by mycospheres of Atlantic Rainforest mushrooms. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2016;109:1353-65 pubmed publisher
    ..families in the different conditions generated beneath the mushrooms, identified as Bradyrhizobiaceae, Burkholderiaceae, and Pseudomonadaceae...
  18. Hahn M, Lang E, Brandt U, Lünsdorf H, Wu Q, Stackebrandt E. Polynucleobacter cosmopolitanus sp. nov., free-living planktonic bacteria inhabiting freshwater lakes and rivers. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:166-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The novel species belongs to the minority of described species of free-living bacteria for which both in situ data from their natural environments and culture-based knowledge are available. ..
  19. Anca I, Lumini E, Ghignone S, Salvioli A, Bianciotto V, Bonfante P. The ftsZ gene of the endocellular bacterium 'Candidatus Glomeribacter gigasporarum' is preferentially expressed during the symbiotic phases of its host mycorrhizal fungus. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2009;22:302-10 pubmed publisher
    ..The bioactive molecule alone did not cause any change in the number of bacteria after their isolation from the fungus, thus showing that the strigolactone alone cannot confer free-living capacities to the bacterium. ..
  20. Hahn M, Minasyan A, Lang E, Koll U, Spröer C. Polynucleobacter difficilis sp. nov., a planktonic freshwater bacterium affiliated with subcluster B1 of the genus Polynucleobacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2012;62:376-83 pubmed publisher
    ..nov.; the type strain is AM-8B5(T) (?=?DSM 22349(T)?=?CIP 110078(T)). ..
  21. Sanchez E, Bletz M, Duntsch L, Bhuju S, Geffers R, Jarek M, et al. Cutaneous Bacterial Communities of a Poisonous Salamander: a Perspective from Life Stages, Body Parts and Environmental Conditions. Microb Ecol. 2017;73:455-465 pubmed publisher
    ..Their bacterial community structure also differed; species of Burkholderiaceae, Comamonadaceae, Methylophilaceae and Sphingomonadaceae were more abundant in pond larvae, possibly related ..
  22. Isaza P, Daugulis A. Enhanced degradation of phenanthrene in a solid-liquid two-phase partitioning bioreactor via sonication. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2010;105:997-1001 pubmed publisher
  23. Ledger T, Pieper D, Gonzalez B. Chlorophenol hydroxylases encoded by plasmid pJP4 differentially contribute to chlorophenoxyacetic acid degradation. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:2783-92 pubmed
  24. Wheatley N, Sundberg C, Gidaniyan S, Cascio D, Yeates T. Structure and identification of a pterin dehydratase-like protein as a ribulose-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (RuBisCO) assembly factor in the ?-carboxysome. J Biol Chem. 2014;289:7973-81 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that this conserved PCD-like protein, renamed here ?-carboxysome RuBisCO assembly factor (or acRAF), is a novel RuBisCO chaperone integral to ?-carboxysome function. ..
  25. Jiang X, Liu H, Xu Y, Wang S, Leak D, Zhou N. Genetic and biochemical analyses of chlorobenzene degradation gene clusters in Pandoraea sp. strain MCB032. Arch Microbiol. 2009;191:485-92 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of the transport protein in strain MCB032 likely provides a mechanistic explanation for its higher chlorobenzene affinity and may well be the basis for the competitive advantage of this strain in the bioreactor. ..
  26. Hahn M, Schmidt J, Asiyo G, Kyrpides N, Woyke T, Whitman W. Reclassification of a Polynucleobacter cosmopolitanus strain isolated from tropical Lake Victoria as Polynucleobacter victoriensis sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    The genus Polynucleobacter (family Burkholderiaceae) is phylogenetically subdivided into at least four subclusters. One of those, subcluster PnecC, was recognized as a cryptic species complex...
  27. Kostygov A, Dobáková E, Grybchuk Ieremenko A, Váhala D, Maslov D, Votýpka J, et al. Novel Trypanosomatid-Bacterium Association: Evolution of Endosymbiosis in Action. MBio. 2016;7:e01985 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. This novel and rather unstable interaction shows several signs of relatively recent establishment, qualifying it as a potentially unique transient stage in the increasingly complex range of eukaryotic-prokaryotic relationships. ..
  28. Atkinson R, LiPuma J, Rosenbluth D, Dunne W. Chronic colonization with Pandoraea apista in cystic fibrosis patients determined by repetitive-element-sequence PCR. J Clin Microbiol. 2006;44:833-6 pubmed
    ..This implied that the organism was not transferred from one patient to the other, suggesting that the choice of methodology could generate misleading results when examining person-to-person transmission regarding this organism. ..
  29. Yong D, Ee R, Lim Y, Yu C, Ang G, How K, et al. Complete genome sequence of Pandoraea thiooxydans DSM 25325(T), a thiosulfate-oxidizing bacterium. J Biotechnol. 2016;217:51-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we present the first complete genome of P. thiooxydans DSM 25325(T). Several genes involved in thiosulfate oxidation and biodegradation of aromatic compounds were identified. ..
  30. Palomares Rius J, Archidona Yuste A, Cantalapiedra Navarrete C, Prieto P, Castillo P. Molecular diversity of bacterial endosymbionts associated with dagger nematodes of the genus Xiphinema (Nematoda: Longidoridae) reveals a high degree of phylogenetic congruence with their host. Mol Ecol. 2016;25:6225-6247 pubmed publisher
    ..group (38 bacterial endosymbiont sequences associated with six nematode species) was related to the family Burkholderiaceae, which includes fungal and soil-plant bacterial endosymbionts...
  31. Shi H, Lee C. Phosphate removal under denitrifying conditions by Brachymonas sp. strain P12 and Paracoccus denitrificans PP15. Can J Microbiol. 2007;53:727-37 pubmed
    ..After the application of the denitrifying phosphorus-removing bacterium Brachymonas sp. strain P12, aerobic cultivation increases the level of PHB production, and anoxic cultivation further increases phosphorus uptake. ..
  32. Gao Z, Zhao D, Xu L, Zhao R, Chen M, Zhang C. Paraburkholderia caffeinitolerans sp. nov., a caffeine degrading species isolated from a tea plantation soil sample. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2016;109:1475-1482 pubmed
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is CF3T (= LMG 28688T = CGMCC 1.15105T). ..
  33. Pheng S, Lee J, Eom M, Lee K, Kim S. Paucibacter oligotrophus sp. nov., isolated from fresh water, and emended description of the genus Paucibacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017;67:2231-2235 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is CHU3T (=KCTC 42519T=CICC 24092T). An emended description of the genus Paucibacter is also proposed on the basis of new data obtained in this study...
  34. Lee E, Lim J, Oh K, Lee J, Kim S, Lee Y, et al. Removal of heavy metals by an enriched consortium. J Microbiol. 2008;46:23-8 pubmed publisher
    ..HM-1. This strain was found to remove various heavy metals with an efficiency of approximately 97 approximately 100% at an average concentration of 200 mg/L of each heavy metal...
  35. Sato Y, Nishihara H, Yoshida M, Watanabe M, Rondal J, Concepcion R, et al. Cupriavidus pinatubonensis sp. nov. and Cupriavidus laharis sp. nov., novel hydrogen-oxidizing, facultatively chemolithotrophic bacteria isolated from volcanic mudflow deposits from Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2006;56:973-8 pubmed
    ..nov. [one strain, the type strain 1263aT (=CIP 108726T=PNCM 10347T)]. It is also suggested that Ralstonia sp. LMG 1197 (=JMP 134) should be included in the species C. pinatubonensis...
  36. Ghignone S, Salvioli A, Anca I, Lumini E, Ortu G, Petiti L, et al. The genome of the obligate endobacterium of an AM fungus reveals an interphylum network of nutritional interactions. ISME J. 2012;6:136-45 pubmed publisher
    ..72-Mb assembly. Phylogenetic analyses placed Ca. G. gigasporarum in the Burkholderiaceae whereas metabolic network analyses clustered it with insect endobacteria. This positioning of Ca. G...
  37. Pham T, Sylvestre M. Has the bacterial biphenyl catabolic pathway evolved primarily to degrade biphenyl? The diphenylmethane case. J Bacteriol. 2013;195:3563-74 pubmed publisher
  38. Monchy S, Benotmane M, Wattiez R, van Aelst S, Auquier V, Borremans B, et al. Transcriptomic and proteomic analyses of the pMOL30-encoded copper resistance in Cupriavidus metallidurans strain CH34. Microbiology. 2006;152:1765-76 pubmed
    ..A concentration of 0.4 mM Cu(II) was the highest to induce maximal expression of most cop genes...
  39. Kumar P, Mohammadi M, Viger J, Barriault D, Gomez Gil L, Eltis L, et al. Structural insight into the expanded PCB-degrading abilities of a biphenyl dioxygenase obtained by directed evolution. J Mol Biol. 2011;405:531-47 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides important insight about how Rieske-type oxygenases can expand substrate range through mutations that increase the plasticity and/or mobility of protein segments lining the catalytic cavity...
  40. Jiang H, Maszenan A, Tay J. Bioaugmentation and coexistence of two functionally similar bacterial strains in aerobic granules. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2007;75:1191-200 pubmed
    ..These findings suggested that the compact structure of aerobic granules provided spatial isolation for coexistence of competitively superior and inferior strains with similar functions...
  41. Barrett C, Parker M. Coexistence of Burkholderia, Cupriavidus, and Rhizobium sp. nodule bacteria on two Mimosa spp. in Costa Rica. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:1198-206 pubmed
    ..on these Mimosa legumes and the widespread distribution of these plants both within and outside the neotropics, it is likely that both beta-proteobacterial genera are more ubiquitous as root nodule symbionts than previously believed...
  42. Zilouei H, Soares A, Murto M, Guieysse B, Mattiasson B. Influence of temperature on process efficiency and microbial community response during the biological removal of chlorophenols in a packed-bed bioreactor. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2006;72:591-9 pubmed
    ..0-6.5%). When the temperature was decreased by 10 degrees C, the proportions of gamma-proteobacteria and Pseudomonas species increased significantly in both microbial communities...
  43. Cottrell M, Waidner L, Yu L, Kirchman D. Bacterial diversity of metagenomic and PCR libraries from the Delaware River. Environ Microbiol. 2005;7:1883-95 pubmed
    ..This study suggests that although it may miss some bacterial groups, the metagenomic approach can sample other groups (e.g. Cytophaga-like bacteria) that are potentially underrepresented by other culture-independent approaches...
  44. Motl N, Skiba M, Kabil O, Smith J, Banerjee R. Structural and biochemical analyses indicate that a bacterial persulfide dioxygenase-rhodanese fusion protein functions in sulfur assimilation. J Biol Chem. 2017;292:14026-14038 pubmed publisher
  45. Spring S, Jäckel U, Wagner M, Kampfer P. Ottowia thiooxydans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel facultatively anaerobic, N2O-producing bacterium isolated from activated sludge, and transfer of Aquaspirillum gracile to Hylemonella gracilis gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:99-106 pubmed
    ..This species has been wrongly classified, and it is proposed to reclassify it as Hylemonella gracilis gen. nov., comb. nov. The type strain is ATCC 19624T (=DSM 9158T)...
  46. Zheng Y, Chai L, Yang Z, Tang C, Chen Y, Shi Y. Enhanced remediation of black liquor by activated sludge bioaugmented with a novel exogenous microorganism culture. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;97:6525-35 pubmed publisher
    ..This work confirms bioaugmentation as a feasible alternative strategy for enhanced biological treatment of wastewater with high lignin content and high organic load rate under strongly alkaline conditions. ..
  47. Colbert C, Agar N, Kumar P, Chakko M, Sinha S, Powlowski J, et al. Structural characterization of Pandoraea pnomenusa B-356 biphenyl dioxygenase reveals features of potent polychlorinated biphenyl-degrading enzymes. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e52550 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, comparison of the conformation of the active site entrance loop among ROs provides a basis for a structure-based classification consistent with a phylogeny derived from amino acid sequence alignments. ..
  48. Hahn M, Scheuerl T, Jezberová J, Koll U, Jezbera J, Simek K, et al. The passive yet successful way of planktonic life: genomic and experimental analysis of the ecology of a free-living polynucleobacter population. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e32772 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we investigated by means of genomic and experimental analyses the ecological adaptation of a persistent population dwelling in a small acidic pond...
  49. Lünsmann V, Kappelmeyer U, Benndorf R, Martínez Lavanchy P, Taubert A, Adrian L, et al. In situ?protein-SIP highlights Burkholderiaceae as key players degrading toluene by para ring hydroxylation in a constructed wetland model. Environ Microbiol. 2016;18:1176-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Protein-SIP data revealed that the members of Burkholderiaceae, the proteins of which showed about 73% of (13) C-incorporation, were the main degraders of toluene in the ..
  50. Siddique T, Okeke B, Arshad M, Frankenberger W. Biodegradation kinetics of endosulfan by Fusarium ventricosum and a Pandoraea species. J Agric Food Chem. 2003;51:8015-9 pubmed
    ..The results of this study suggest that these novel strains may be used for the bioremediation of endosulfan-contaminated sites...
  51. Papageorgiou A, Hermawan S, Singh C, Jendrossek D. Structural basis of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) hydrolysis by PhaZ7 depolymerase from Paucimonas lemoignei. J Mol Biol. 2008;382:1184-94 pubmed publisher
    ..funiculosum PHB depolymerase have adopted different strategies for effective substrate binding in response to their diverse substrate specificity and the lack of a substrate-binding domain...
  52. Avoscan L, Collins R, Carriere M, Gouget B, Coves J. Seleno-L-methionine is the predominant organic form of selenium in Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 exposed to selenite or selenate. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:6414-6 pubmed
  53. Hahn M, Lang E, Brandt U, Sproer C. Polynucleobacter acidiphobus sp. nov., a representative of an abundant group of planktonic freshwater bacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2011;61:788-94 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. with the type strain MWH-PoolGreenA3(T) (?=?DSM 21994(T) ?=?CIP 110079(T))...
  54. Dhindwal S, Patil D, Mohammadi M, Sylvestre M, Tomar S, Kumar P. Biochemical studies and ligand-bound structures of biphenyl dehydrogenase from Pandoraea pnomenusa strain B-356 reveal a basis for broad specificity of the enzyme. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:37011-22 pubmed publisher
  55. Kalyuzhnaya M, Lapidus A, Ivanova N, Copeland A, McHardy A, Szeto E, et al. High-resolution metagenomics targets specific functional types in complex microbial communities. Nat Biotechnol. 2008;26:1029-34 pubmed publisher
    ..This high-resolution, targeted metagenomics approach may be applicable to a wide variety of ecosystems...
  56. Simek K, Kasalicky V, Jezbera J, Horňák K, Nedoma J, Hahn M, et al. Differential freshwater flagellate community response to bacterial food quality with a focus on Limnohabitans bacteria. ISME J. 2013;7:1519-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Generally, Stramenopiles dominated the communities and phylotypes closely related to Pedospumella (Chrysophyceae) were most abundant bacterivorous flagellates rapidly reacting to addition of the bacterial prey of high food quality. ..
  57. Vaneechoutte M, Kampfer P, de Baere T, Falsen E, Verschraegen G. Wautersia gen. nov., a novel genus accommodating the phylogenetic lineage including Ralstonia eutropha and related species, and proposal of Ralstonia [Pseudomonas] syzygii (Roberts et al. 1990) comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:317-27 pubmed
    ..eutropha lineage should be classified in a novel genus, Wautersia gen. nov. Finally, based on the literature and new DNA-DNA hybridization data, it is proposed that Pseudomonas syzygii should be renamed Ralstonia syzygii comb. nov...
  58. Hahn M, Karbon G, Koll U, Schmidt J, Lang E. Polynucleobacter sphagniphilus sp. nov. a planktonic freshwater bacterium isolated from an acidic and humic freshwater habitat. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017;67:3261-3267 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose the name Polynucleobacter sphagniphilus sp. nov. and strain MWH-Weng1-1T as the type strain for this new species...
  59. Yeager C, Arthur K, Bottomley P, Arp D. Trichloroethylene degradation by toluene-oxidizing bacteria grown on non-aromatic substrates. Biodegradation. 2004;15:19-28 pubmed
    ..These traits include oxygenase induction, effective TCE turnover, and some level of resistance to TCE mediated toxicity...
  60. Elbanna K, Lütke Eversloh T, Jendrossek D, Luftmann H, Steinbüchel A. Studies on the biodegradability of polythioester copolymers and homopolymers by polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA)-degrading bacteria and PHA depolymerases. Arch Microbiol. 2004;182:212-25 pubmed
    ..This study clearly indicates that PHA depolymerases are specific for oxoester linkages of PHAs and that the thioester bonds of PTEs cannot be cleaved by this type of enzyme...
  61. Tarao M, Jezbera J, Hahn M. Involvement of cell surface structures in size-independent grazing resistance of freshwater Actinobacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:4720-6 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate the protective role of a proteinaceous cell surface structure in the size-independent grazing resistance of the actinobacterial Luna-2 strains, which can be regarded as a group-specific trait...
  62. Visser M, Stephan D, Jaynes J, Burger J. A transient expression assay for the in planta efficacy screening of an antimicrobial peptide against grapevine bacterial pathogens. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2012;54:543-51 pubmed publisher
  63. Chan K, Yong D, Ee R, Lim Y, Yu C, Tee K, et al. Complete genome sequence of Pandoraea oxalativorans DSM 23570(T), an oxalate metabolizing soil bacterium. J Biotechnol. 2016;219:124-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report the first complete genome of P. oxalativorans DSM 23570(T) which would allow its potential biotechnological applications to be unravelled. ..
  64. Jin Z, Wang C, Chen W, Chen X, Li X. Induction of oxalate decarboxylase by oxalate in a newly isolated Pandoraea sp. OXJ-11 and its ability to protect against Sclerotinia sclerotiorum infection. Can J Microbiol. 2007;53:1316-22 pubmed
    ..Resistance results showed that Pandoraea sp. OXJ-11 was capable of suppressing Sclerotinia sclerotiorum infection on detached leaflets of Brassica napus plants...
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  66. Boudreau N, Daugulis A. Transient performance of two-phase partitioning bioreactors treating a toluene contaminated gas stream. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2006;94:448-57 pubmed
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