thiobacillus

Summary

Summary: A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that derives energy from the oxidation of one or more reduced sulfur compounds. Many former species have been reclassified to other classes of PROTEOBACTERIA.

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  1. Harahuc L, Suzuki I. Sulfite oxidation by iron-grown cells of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans at pH 3 possibly involves free radicals, iron, and cytochrome oxidase. Can J Microbiol. 2001;47:424-30 pubmed
    b>Thiobacillus ferrooxidans cells grown on ferrous iron oxidized sulfite to sulfate at pH 3, possibly by a free radical mechanism involving iron and cytochrome oxidase...
  2. Wheatcroft R, Laberge S. Identification and nucleotide sequence of Rhizobium meliloti insertion sequence ISRm3: similarity between the putative transposase encoded by ISRm3 and those encoded by Staphylococcus aureus IS256 and Thiobacillus ferrooxidans IST2. J Bacteriol. 1991;173:2530-8 pubmed
    ..meliloti, IS256 from Staphylococcus aureus, and IST2 from Thiobacillus ferroxidans. These insertion sequences appear to be distantly related members of a distinct class.
  3. English R, Lorbach S, Qin X, Shively J. Isolation and characterization of a carboxysome shell gene from Thiobacillus neapolitanus. Mol Microbiol. 1994;12:647-54 pubmed
    The gene coding for the major carboxysome shell peptide (csoS1) from Thiobacillus neapolitanus has been isolated and sequenced...
  4. Dominy C, Deane S, Rawlings D. A geographically widespread plasmid from Thiobacillus ferrooxidans has genes for ferredoxin-, FNR-, prismane- and NADH-oxidoreductase-like proteins which are also located on the chromosome. Microbiology. 1997;143 ( Pt 10):3123-36 pubmed
    During a search for genes encoding electron transport proteins from a Thiobacillus ferroxidans ATCC 33020 gene bank, a 19...
  5. Oppon J, Sarnovsky R, Craig N, Rawlings D. A Tn7-like transposon is present in the glmUS region of the obligately chemoautolithotrophic bacterium Thiobacillus ferrooxidans. J Bacteriol. 1998;180:3007-12 pubmed
    The region downstream of the Thiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 33020 atp operon was examined, and the genes encoding N-acetylglucosamine-1-uridyltransferase (glmU) and glucosamine synthetase (glmS) were found...
  6. Kelly D, Wood A. Reclassification of some species of Thiobacillus to the newly designated genera Acidithiobacillus gen. nov., Halothiobacillus gen. nov. and Thermithiobacillus gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2000;50 Pt 2:511-6 pubmed
    The species of the genus 'Thiobacillus' fall into the alpha-, beta- and gamma-subclasses of the Proteobacteria, the type species Thiobacillus thioparus being located in the beta-subclass...
  7. Hernandez J, Baker S, Lorbach S, Shively J, Tabita F. Deduced amino acid sequence, functional expression, and unique enzymatic properties of the form I and form II ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase from the chemoautotrophic bacterium Thiobacillus denitrificans. J Bacteriol. 1996;178:347-56 pubmed
    The cbbL cbbS and cbbM genes of Thiobacillus denitrificans, encoding form I and form II ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (RubisCO), respectively, were found to complement a RubisCO-negative mutant of Rhodobacter sphaeroides ..
  8. Katayama Y, Matsushita Y, Kaneko M, Kondo M, Mizuno T, Nyunoya H. Cloning of genes coding for the three subunits of thiocyanate hydrolase of Thiobacillus thioparus THI 115 and their evolutionary relationships to nitrile hydratase. J Bacteriol. 1998;180:2583-9 pubmed
    Thiocyanate hydrolase is a newly found enzyme from Thiobacillus thioparus THI 115 that converts thiocyanate to carbonyl sulfide and ammonia (Y. Katayama, Y. Narahara, Y. Inoue, F. Amano, T. Kanagawa, and H. Kuraishi, J. Biol. Chem...
  9. Kappler U, Friedrich C, Truper H, Dahl C. Evidence for two pathways of thiosulfate oxidation in Starkeya novella (formerly Thiobacillus novellus). Arch Microbiol. 2001;175:102-11 pubmed
    ..oxidation in the facultatively chemolithotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium Starkeya novella (formerly Thiobacillus novellus) has not been established beyond doubt...

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  1. Kanbi L, Antonyuk S, Hough M, Hall J, Dodd F, Hasnain S. Crystal structures of the Met148Leu and Ser86Asp mutants of rusticyanin from Thiobacillus ferrooxidans: insights into the structural relationship with the cupredoxins and the multi copper proteins. J Mol Biol. 2002;320:263-75 pubmed
    ..We confirm that rusticyanin is in the same class as nitrite reductase domain 2, laccase domain 3 and ceruloplasmin domains 2, 4 and 6...
  2. Potumarthi R, Mugeraya G, Jetty A. Biological treatment of toxic petroleum spent caustic in fluidized bed bioreactor using immobilized cells of Thiobacillus RAI01. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2008;151:532-46 pubmed publisher
    In the present studies, newly isolated Thiobacillus sp was used for the treatment of synthetic spent sulfide caustic in a laboratory-scale fluidized bed bioreactor...
  3. Massoudinejad M, Manshouri M, Khatibi M, Adibzadeh A, Amini H. Hydrogen sulfide removal by Thiobacillus thioparus bacteria on seashell bed biofilters. Pak J Biol Sci. 2008;11:920-4 pubmed
    ..They are filled with bivalve seashells with 63% porosity which contains Thiobacillus thioparus bacteria to the maximum height of 27.5 cm...
  4. Gay S, Segel I, Fisher A. Structure of the two-domain hexameric APS kinase from Thiobacillus denitrificans: structural basis for the absence of ATP sulfurylase activity. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2009;65:1021-31 pubmed publisher
    The Tbd_0210 gene of the chemolithotrophic bacterium Thiobacillus denitrificans is annotated to encode a 60.5 kDa bifunctional enzyme with ATP sulfurylase and APS kinase activity...
  5. Zhou J, Zhou L, Liu F, Zheng C, Deng W. Transformation of heavy metals and the formation of secondary iron minerals during pig manure bioleaching by the co-inoculation acidophilic thiobacillus. Environ Technol. 2012;33:2553-60 pubmed
    ..The bioleaching process using a mixture of harmless iron- and sulfur-oxidizing bacteria was shown to be a very feasible technology for the removal of heavy metals from pig manure...
  6. Southerland W, Toghrol F. Sulfite oxidase activity in Thiobacillus novellus. J Bacteriol. 1983;156:941-4 pubmed
    b>Thiobacillus novellus shows a maximum induction of sulfite oxidase activity and a maximum growth rate as a result of supplementing the autotrophic growth medium with 4.0 microM ammonium molybdate...
  7. de Jong G, Hazeu W, Bos P, Kuenen J. Isolation of the tetrathionate hydrolase from Thiobacillus acidophilus. Eur J Biochem. 1997;243:678-83 pubmed
    An enzyme capable of hydrolysing tetrathionate was purified from cell-free extracts of Thiobacillus acidophilus. The purified enzyme converts tetrathionate into thiosulfate, sulfur and sulfate...
  8. Guiliani N, Bengrine A, Borne F, Chippaux M, Bonnefoy V. Alanyl-tRNA synthetase gene of the extreme acidophilic chemolithoautotrophic Thiobacillus ferrooxidans is highly homologous to alaS genes from all living kingdoms but cannot be transcribed from its promoter in Escherichia coli. Microbiology. 1997;143 ( Pt 7):2179-87 pubmed
    The alaS gene of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans has been cloned and sequenced and its expression in Escherichia coli and T. ferrooxidans analysed. The same genomic organization to that in E. coli (recA-recX-alaS) has been found in T...
  9. Baker S, Jin S, Aldrich H, Howard G, Shively J. Insertion mutation of the form I cbbL gene encoding ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (RuBisCO) in Thiobacillus neapolitanus results in expression of form II RuBisCO, loss of carboxysomes, and an increased CO2 requirement for growth. J Bacteriol. 1998;180:4133-9 pubmed
    It has been previously established that Thiobacillus neapolitanus fixes CO2 by using a form I ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (RuBisCO), that much of the enzyme is sequestered into carboxysomes, and that the genes for the ..
  10. Edwards K, Bond P, Banfield J. Characteristics of attachment and growth of Thiobacillus caldus on sulphide minerals: a chemotactic response to sulphur minerals?. Environ Microbiol. 2000;2:324-32 pubmed
    ..of acid mine drainage (AMD), growth and attachment of the chemoautotrophic sulphur-oxidizing bacterium, Thiobacillus caldus, on the sulphide minerals pyrite, marcasite and arsenopyrite was studied...
  11. Kelly D, Wood A. 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. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2000;50 Pt 2:547-50 pubmed
    b>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...
  12. Giudici Orticoni M, LeRoy G, Nitschke W, Bruschi M. Characterization of a new dihemic c(4)-type cytochrome isolated from Thiobacillus ferrooxidans. Biochemistry. 2000;39:7205-11 pubmed
    A new soluble c-type cytochrome has been purified to homogeneity from the acidophilic proteobacterium Thiobacillus ferrooxidans BRGM...
  13. Beller H, Chain P, Letain T, Chakicherla A, Larimer F, Richardson P, et al. The genome sequence of the obligately chemolithoautotrophic, facultatively anaerobic bacterium Thiobacillus denitrificans. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:1473-88 pubmed
    The complete genome sequence of Thiobacillus denitrificans ATCC 25259 is the first to become available for an obligately chemolithoautotrophic, sulfur-compound-oxidizing, beta-proteobacterium...
  14. Kellermann C, Griebler C. Thiobacillus thiophilus sp. nov., a chemolithoautotrophic, thiosulfate-oxidizing bacterium isolated from contaminated aquifer sediments. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:583-8 pubmed publisher
    ..gene sequence analysis, strain D24TN(T) clustered in the Betaproteobacteria and was most closely related to Thiobacillus denitrificans (97.6 %) and Thiobacillus thioparus (97.5 %)...
  15. Ramírez M, Gomez J, Aroca G, Cantero D. Removal of hydrogen sulfide by immobilized Thiobacillus thioparus in a biotrickling filter packed with polyurethane foam. Bioresour Technol. 2009;100:4989-95 pubmed publisher
    In the work described here, a biotrickling filter with Thiobacillus thioparus (ATCC 23645) immobilized on polyurethane foam is proposed for the removal of hydrogen sulfide contained in air...
  16. Ogawa T, Noguchi K, Saito M, Nagahata Y, Kato H, Ohtaki A, et al. Carbonyl sulfide hydrolase from Thiobacillus thioparus strain THI115 is one of the ?-carbonic anhydrase family enzymes. J Am Chem Soc. 2013;135:3818-25 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Thiobacillus thioparus strain THI115 can grow on thiocyanate (SCN(-)) as its sole energy source...
  17. Ohmura N, Tsugita K, Koizumi J, Saika H. Sulfur-binding protein of flagella of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans. J Bacteriol. 1996;178:5776-80 pubmed
    The sulfur-binding protein of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 23270 was investigated. The protein composition of the bacterium's cell surface changed according to the culture substrate...
  18. Bartosik D, Wlodarczyk M, Thomas C. Complete nucleotide sequence of the replicator region of Paracoccus (Thiobacillus) versutus pTAV1 plasmid and its correlation to several plasmids of Agrobacterium and Rhizobium species. Plasmid. 1997;38:53-9 pubmed
    ..A probable origin of replication (oriV) was proposed to be localized at the 3' terminal end of the repC' gene...
  19. Kelly D, McDonald I, Wood A. Proposal for the reclassification of Thiobacillus novellus as Starkeya novella gen. nov., comb. nov., in the alpha-subclass of the Proteobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2000;50 Pt 5:1797-802 pubmed
    b>Thiobacillus novellus is a facultatively chemolithoautotrophic and methylotrophic, Gram-negative, rod-shaped sulfur bacterium, shown by 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis to be a member of the alpha-2 subclass of the Proteobacteria...
  20. Lombardi A, Garcia O. Biological leaching of Mn, Al, Zn, Cu and Ti in an anaerobic sewage sludge effectuated by Thiobacillus ferrooxidans and its effect on metal partitioning. Water Res. 2002;36:3193-202 pubmed
    ..fractionation and bioleaching of Mn, Al, Zn, Cu and Ti in municipal sewage sludge were investigated using Thiobacillus ferrooxidans as leaching microorganism...
  21. Beller H. Anaerobic, nitrate-dependent oxidation of U(IV) oxide minerals by the chemolithoautotrophic bacterium Thiobacillus denitrificans. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:2170-4 pubmed
    ..conditions and at circumneutral pH, cells of the widely distributed, obligate chemolithoautotrophic bacterium Thiobacillus denitrificans oxidatively dissolved synthetic and biogenic U(IV) oxides (uraninite) in nitrate-dependent ..
  22. Beller H, Letain T, Chakicherla A, Kane S, Legler T, Coleman M. Whole-genome transcriptional analysis of chemolithoautotrophic thiosulfate oxidation by Thiobacillus denitrificans under aerobic versus denitrifying conditions. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:7005-15 pubmed
    b>Thiobacillus denitrificans is one of the few known obligate chemolithoautotrophic bacteria capable of energetically coupling thiosulfate oxidation to denitrification as well as aerobic respiration...
  23. Nanba H, Takaoka Y, Hasegawa J. Purification and characterization of an alpha-haloketone-resistant formate dehydrogenase from Thiobacillus sp. strain KNK65MA, and cloning of the gene. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2003;67:2145-53 pubmed
    b>Thiobacillus sp. strain KNK65MA, which produced an NAD-dependent formate dehydrogenase (FDH) highly resistant to alpha-haloketones, was newly isolated, i.e...
  24. Gonzalez Sanchez A, Alcantara S, Razo Flores E, Revah S. Oxygen transfer and consumption in a thiosulfate oxidizing bioreactor with sulfur production. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2005;41:141-6 pubmed
    ..8--1.7 l were operated with a consortium containing mainly Thiobacillus sp. that oxidizes several sulfide species to elemental sulfur and sulfate...
  25. Zhang Y, Yu M, Guo J, Wu D, Hua Z, Chen G, et al. Spatiotemporal heterogeneity of core functional bacteria and their synergetic and competitive interactions in denitrifying sulfur conversion-assisted enhanced biological phosphorus removal. Sci Rep. 2017;7:10927 pubmed publisher
    ..31~12.85%) and nitrate-reducing and sulfide-oxidizing Thiobacillus (4.79~9.92%)...
  26. Pan J, Wei C, Fu B, Ma J, Preis S, Wu H, et al. Simultaneous nitrite and ammonium production in an autotrophic partial denitrification and ammonification of wastewaters containing thiocyanate. Bioresour Technol. 2018;252:20-27 pubmed publisher
    ..The Thiobacillus genus dominated in the sludge providing ammonium and nitrite as substrate for the potentially anammox process.
  27. Gibson M, Trevors J, Otten L. Population estimates of Thiobacillus thioparus in composting biofilters by PCR analysis. J Microbiol Methods. 2006;65:346-9 pubmed
    A direct most-probable-number polymerase chain reaction method (MPN-PCR) was used to monitor populations of Thiobacillus thioparus in compost biofilters used to treat air contaminated with dymethyl disulphide and ammonia...
  28. van der Wielen P. Diversity of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large-subunit genes in the MgCl2-dominated deep hypersaline anoxic basin discovery. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2006;259:326-31 pubmed
    ..A phylogenetic analysis demonstrated that the cbbL sequences were affiliated with a Thiobacillus sp. or with one of the RuBisCO genes from Hydrogenovibrio marinus...
  29. Mogil naia O, Puzyr A, Gurevich I, Babkina E. [Electron microscopic study of the colonies of an alkylsulfonate-utilizing bacterial consortium]. Mikrobiologiia. 2001;70:543-51 pubmed
    ..Three types of cells were present in all the colonies that were studied. The presence of the other types of cells depended on the inoculum used and on the composition of the growth medium. ..
  30. Chong N, Karamanev D, Margaritis A. Effect of particle-particle shearing on the bioleaching of sulfide minerals. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2002;80:349-57 pubmed
    ..immobilization allowed us to study the effect of particle shearing on the rate of sulfide (pyrite) leaching by Thiobacillus ferrooxidans...
  31. Zhu S, Wu H, Wei C, Zhou L, Xie J. Contrasting microbial community composition and function perspective in sections of a full-scale coking wastewater treatment system. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016;100:949-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Pseudomonas, Comamonas, and Thiobacillus-related sequences dominated in the anaerobic bioreactor A, aerobic bioreactor O1, and aerobic bioreactor O2 ..
  32. Matsumoto N, Yoshinaga H, Ohmura N, Ando A, Saiki H. Numerical simulation for electrochemical cultivation of iron oxidizing bacteria. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2002;78:17-23 pubmed
    A numerical simulation model was constructed for electrochemical cultivation of iron oxidizing bacterium, Thiobacillus ferrooxidans, based on Monod's dual limitation equation...
  33. Li R, Feng C, Hu W, Xi B, Chen N, Zhao B, et al. Woodchip-sulfur based heterotrophic and autotrophic denitrification (WSHAD) process for nitrate contaminated water remediation. Water Res. 2016;89:171-9 pubmed publisher
    ..It was found that ammonium salts could enhance the denitrifying activity of the Thiobacillus bacteria, which utilize the ammonium that is produced by the dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium (DNRA) ..
  34. Chen Y, Wen Y, Zhou Q, Huang J, Vymazal J, Kuschk P. Sulfate removal and sulfur transformation in constructed wetlands: The roles of filling material and plant biomass. Water Res. 2016;102:572-581 pubmed publisher
    ..e. Desulfobacter) and sulfide-oxidizing bacteria (i.e. Thiobacillus) were dominant in the litter-added CWs, which led to a sustainable S cycle between sulfate and sulfide...
  35. Kadnikov V, Ivasenko D, Beletsky A, Mardanov A, Danilova E, Pimenov N, et al. A Novel Uncultured Bacterium of the Family Gallionellaceae: Description and Genome Reconstruction Based on the Metagenomic Analysis of Microbial Community in Acid Mine Drainage. Mikrobiologiia. 2016;85:421-435 pubmed
    ..Bacteria ofthe genera Thiobacillus, Acidobacterium, Acidisphaera, and Acidithiobacillus,-which are com- mon in acid mine drainage environments, ..
  36. Chung Y, Ho K, Tseng C. Two-stage biofilter for effective NH3 removal from waste gases containing high concentrations of H2S. J Air Waste Manag Assoc. 2007;57:337-47 pubmed
    ..In this study, the first biofilter, inoculated with Thiobacillus thioparus, was intended mainly to remove H2S and to reduce the effect of H2S concentration on nitrification in ..
  37. Park J, Choi O, Lee T, Kim H, Sang B. Pyrosequencing analysis of microbial communities in hollow fiber-membrane biofilm reactors system for treating high-strength nitrogen wastewater. Chemosphere. 2016;163:192-201 pubmed publisher
    ..In the H2-based HF-MBfR, hydrogenotrophic denitrifying bacteria belonging to the family of Thiobacillus and Comamonadaceae were initially dominant, but were replaced to heterotrophic denitrifiers belonging to ..
  38. Kiskira K, Papirio S, van Hullebusch E, Esposito G. Influence of pH, EDTA/Fe(II) ratio, and microbial culture on Fe(II)-mediated autotrophic denitrification. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:21323-21333 pubmed publisher
    ..The use of pure cultures of Pseudogulbenkiania strain 2002 and Thiobacillus denitrificans resulted in a 55 and 52% nitrate removal, respectively...
  39. Bhattacharyya S, Paul A. Enhanced UV sensitivity of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans resulting from caffeine and acriflavine treatment of irradiated cells. Curr Microbiol. 2001;43:149-53 pubmed
    ..identifying the roles of caffeine and acriflavine, two repair inhibitors, on UV sensitivity of iron-oxidizing Thiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 13728...
  40. Wu Y, Han R, Yang X, Fang X, Chen X, Yang D, et al. Correlating microbial community with physicochemical indices and structures of a full-scale integrated constructed wetland system. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016;100:6917-26 pubmed publisher
    ..The genera of Zoogloea, Comamonas, Thiobacillus, Nitrosospira, Denitratisoma, Azonexus, and Azospira showed relatively high abundances, which contributed to ..
  41. Takai M, Kamimura K, Sugio T. A new iron oxidase from a moderately thermophilic iron oxidizing bacterium strain TI-1. Eur J Biochem. 2001;268:1653-8 pubmed
    ..8 micromol x mg(-1) x min(-1). The activity was strongly inhibited by cyanide and azide. Purified enzyme from strain TI-1 is a new iron oxidase in which electrons of Fe(2+) were transferred to haem a and then to the molecular oxygen. ..
  42. Malhotra S, Tankhiwale A, Rajvaidya A, Pandey R. Optimal conditions for bio-oxidation of ferrous ions to ferric ions using Thiobacillus ferrooxidans. Bioresour Technol. 2002;85:225-34 pubmed
    A chemo-biochemical process using Thiobacillus ferrooxidans for desulphurization of gaseous fuels and emissions containing hydrogen sulphide (H2S) has been developed...
  43. Mukhopadhyay B, Ghosh B, Bairagya H, Nandi T, Chakrabarti B, Bera A. Molecular modeling of the ternary complex of Rusticyanin-cytochrome c4-cytochrome oxidase: an insight to possible H-bond mediated recognition and electron transfer reaction in T. ferrooxidans. J Biomol Struct Dyn. 2008;25:543-51 pubmed
    The metabolism of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans involves electron transfer from the Fe+2 ions in the extracellular environment to the terminal oxygen in the bacterial cytoplasm through a series of periplasmic proteins like Rusticyanin (RCy), ..
  44. Li X, Bond P, Van Nostrand J, Zhou J, Huang L. From lithotroph- to organotroph-dominant: directional shift of microbial community in sulphidic tailings during phytostabilization. Sci Rep. 2015;5:12978 pubmed publisher
    ..All treatments were dominated by typical extremophiles and lithotrophs, typically Truepera, Thiobacillus, Rubrobacter; significant increases in microbial diversity, biomass and frequency of organotrophic genera (..
  45. Mesa M, Macias M, Cantero D. Mathematical model of the oxidation of ferrous iron by a biofilm of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans. Biotechnol Prog. 2002;18:679-85 pubmed
    ..The paper introduces a kinetic study of the biological oxidation of ferrous iron by Thiobacillus ferrooxidans immobilized on biomass support particles (BSP) composed of polyurethane foam...
  46. Sercu B, Boon N, Verstraete W, Van Langenhove H. H2S degradation is reflected by both the activity and composition of the microbial community in a compost biofilter. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2006;72:1090-8 pubmed
    ..RNA- and DNA-based DGGE patterns of the H(2)S-degrading biofilter represented the sulfur oxidizing bacterium Thiobacillus thioparus. This suggested that T...
  47. Henry J, Prasad D. Biosolids from two-stage bioleaching could produce compost for unrestricted use. Environ Technol. 2006;27:665-72 pubmed
    ..The finished product (biosolids) met the OME requirements for metal concentrations for producing compost or fertilizer for unrestricted use. The reduction of pathogenic indicator organisms was demonstrated in earlier studies. ..
  48. Sahay H, Yadav A, Singh A, Singh S, Kaushik R, Saxena A. Hot springs of Indian Himalayas: potential sources of microbial diversity and thermostable hydrolytic enzymes. 3 Biotech. 2017;7:118 pubmed publisher
    ..Paenibacillus, Planococcus, Pseudomonas, Rhodanobacter, Thermoactinomyces, Thermobacillus, Thermonema and Thiobacillus. Out of 51 hydrolase producing bacteria, 24 isolates showed stability at wide range of temperature and pH ..
  49. Kelleher B, Flanagan P, Hart K, Simpson A, Oppenheimer S, Murphy B, et al. Large perturbations in CO2 flux and subsequent chemosynthesis are induced in agricultural soil by the addition of elemental sulfur. Sci Rep. 2017;7:4732 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Thiobacillus spp...
  50. Clennel A, Johnston B, Rawlings D. Structure and function of Tn5467, a Tn21-like transposon located on the Thiobacillus ferrooxidans broad-host-range plasmid pTF-FC2. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1995;61:4223-9 pubmed
    ..Tn5467 appears to be a defective transposon which belongs to the Tn21 subgroup of the Tn3 family. ..
  51. Bruneel O, Personne J, Casiot C, Leblanc M, Elbaz Poulichet F, Mahler B, et al. Mediation of arsenic oxidation by Thiomonas sp. in acid-mine drainage (Carnoulès, France). J Appl Microbiol. 2003;95:492-9 pubmed
    ..These results represent the first reported oxidation of arsenic by Thiomonas sp. Biologically mediated oxidation and subsequent immobilization of arsenic is of great interest for the remediation of contaminated mine sites. ..
  52. Cho K, Ryu H, Lee I, Choi H. Effect of solids concentration on bacterial leaching of heavy metals from sewage sludge. J Air Waste Manag Assoc. 2002;52:237-43 pubmed
    Microbial metal leaching from sewage sludge (2-9% w/v) was carried out with the iron-oxidizing bacterium Thiobacillus ferrooxidans. Measurements of pH, oxidation-reduction potential, and concentration of Fe2+ indicated that T...
  53. Zhou Q, Chen L, Wang Z, Wang J, Ni S, Qiu J, et al. Fast atrazine degradation by the mixed cultures enriched from activated sludge and analysis of their microbial community succession. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:22152-22157 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results show that the genera Thiobacillus and Ferruginibacter were the most possible candidates responsible for the degradation of atrazine.
  54. Kappler U, McEwan A. A system for the heterologous expression of complex redox proteins in Rhodobacter capsulatus: characterisation of recombinant sulphite:cytochrome c oxidoreductase from Starkeya novella. FEBS Lett. 2002;529:208-14 pubmed
    ..The pDorEX system therefore seems to be potentially useful for heterologous expression of multi-subunit proteins containing complex redox cofactors. ..
  55. Hiibel S, Pereyra L, Inman L, Tischer A, Reisman D, Reardon K, et al. Microbial community analysis of two field-scale sulfate-reducing bioreactors treating mine drainage. Environ Microbiol. 2008;10:2087-97 pubmed publisher
    ..while those of the PJK bioreactor were dominated by Thiobacillus spp...
  56. Narayanan R, Sreekrishnan T. A two-stage process for simultaneous thermophilic sludge digestion, pathogen control and metal leaching. Environ Technol. 2009;30:21-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Studies with 1.5 L reactors indicate that at the end of the process, concentration of volatile suspended solids has stabilized, no coliforms are present, and 90-98% copper, 90-94% manganese and 95-100% zinc has been leached...
  57. Son E, Ko J, Kuk S, Choe H, Lee S, Kim J, et al. Sunlight-assisted, biocatalytic formate synthesis from CO2 and water using silicon-based photoelectrochemical cells. Chem Commun (Camb). 2016;52:9723-6 pubmed publisher
    We report on a silicon-based photoelectrochemical cell that integrates a formate dehydrogenase from Thiobacillus sp. (TsFDH) to convert CO2 to formate using water as an electron donor under visible light irradiation and an applied bias...
  58. Moon H, Kim B, Hyun S, Lee Y, Shin D. Effect of the redox dynamics on microbial-mediated As transformation coupled with Fe and S in flow-through sediment columns. J Hazard Mater. 2017;329:280-289 pubmed publisher
    ..When only nitrate was injected, sulfur-oxidizing bacteria such as Thiobacillus thioparus instantly oxidized the sulfide formed during the first phase, resulting in less As(V) in the aqueous ..
  59. Aguey Zinsou K, Bernhardt P, Kappler U, McEwan A. Direct electrochemistry of a bacterial sulfite dehydrogenase. J Am Chem Soc. 2003;125:530-5 pubmed
  60. Cannon G, Baker S, Soyer F, Johnson D, Bradburne C, Mehlman J, et al. Organization of carboxysome genes in the thiobacilli. Curr Microbiol. 2003;46:115-9 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, carboxysome peptide homologs were compared with respect to similarities in primary sequence, and the unique structural features of the shell protein CsoS2 were described. ..
  61. Rhine E, Onesios K, Serfes M, Reinfelder J, Young L. Arsenic transformation and mobilization from minerals by the arsenite oxidizing strain WAO. Environ Sci Technol. 2008;42:1423-9 pubmed
  62. Wendeberg A, Zielinski F, Borowski C, Dubilier N. Expression patterns of mRNAs for methanotrophy and thiotrophy in symbionts of the hydrothermal vent mussel Bathymodiolus puteoserpentis. ISME J. 2012;6:104-12 pubmed publisher
  63. Caceres M, Silva J, Morales M, San Martín R, Aroca G. Kinetics of the bio-oxidation of volatile reduced sulphur compounds in a biotrickling filter. Bioresour Technol. 2012;118:243-8 pubmed publisher
    ..this effect, equimolar mixtures of MM, DMS and DMDS were fed into a biotrickling filter inoculated with Thiobacillus thioparus at different H(2)S loads...
  64. Yarzábal A, Brasseur G, Ratouchniak J, Lund K, Lemesle Meunier D, DeMoss J, et al. The high-molecular-weight cytochrome c Cyc2 of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans is an outer membrane protein. J Bacteriol. 2002;184:313-7 pubmed
    ..The genetics, as well as the subcellular localization of Cyc2 at the outer membrane level, therefore make it a prime candidate for the initial electron acceptor in the respiratory pathway between ferrous iron and oxygen. ..
  65. Paulino L, de Mello M, Ottoboni L. Differential gene expression in response to copper in Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans analyzed by RNA arbitrarily primed polymerase chain reaction. Electrophoresis. 2002;23:520-7 pubmed
    ..ferrooxidans and another copper-repressed product was significantly similar to the XyIN outer membrane protein from Pseudomonas putida. Finally, RAP-PCR products of unknown similarities were also present. ..
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