beijerinckiaceae

Summary

Summary: A family of aerobic gram-negative rods that are nitrogen fixers. They are highly viscous, and appear as a semitransparent slime in giant colonies.

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  1. Lau E, Iv E, Dillard Z, Dague R, Semple A, Wentzell W. High Throughput Sequencing to Detect Differences in Methanotrophic Methylococcaceae and Methylocystaceae in Surface Peat, Forest Soil, and Sphagnum Moss in Cranesville Swamp Preserve, West Virginia, USA. Microorganisms. 2015;3:113-36 pubmed publisher
    ..detected in the Methylococcaceae and Methylocystaceae, respectively, and 24 potential methanotrophs in the Beijerinckiaceae were also identified. Methylacidiphilum-like methanotrophs were not detected...
  2. Warren M, Lin X, Gaby J, Kretz C, Kolton M, Morton P, et al. Molybdenum-based diazotrophy in a Sphagnum peatland in northern Minnesota. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..in surface peat was primarily mediated by Alphaproteobacteria (Bradyrhizobiaceae and Beijerinckiaceae)...
  3. Dedysh S, Didriksen A, Danilova O, Belova S, Liebner S, Svenning M. Methylocapsa palsarum sp. nov., a methanotroph isolated from a subArctic discontinuous permafrost ecosystem. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2015;65:3618-24 pubmed publisher
    ..7 mol%. The isolate belonged to the family Beijerinckiaceae of the class Alphaproteobacteria and was most closely related to the facultative methanotroph Methylocapsa ..
  4. Buscardo E, Geml J, Schmidt S, Freitas H, da Cunha H, Nagy L. Spatio-temporal dynamics of soil bacterial communities as a function of Amazon forest phenology. Sci Rep. 2018;8:4382 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, Beijerinckiaceae, likely derived from the phyllosphere, were found at higher abundances when litter inputs and accumulation ..
  5. Dunfield P, Khmelenina V, Suzina N, Trotsenko Y, Dedysh S. Methylocella silvestris sp. nov., a novel methanotroph isolated from an acidic forest cambisol. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2003;53:1231-9 pubmed
    ..The data therefore suggest that strains BL2(T) and A1 represent a novel species of Methylocella; the name Methylocella silvestris sp. nov. is proposed, with strain BL2(T) (=DSM 15510(T)=NCIMB 13906(T)) as the type strain...
  6. Crombie A, Murrell J. Trace-gas metabolic versatility of the facultative methanotroph Methylocella silvestris. Nature. 2014;510:148-51 pubmed publisher
  7. Tamas I, Smirnova A, He Z, Dunfield P. The (d)evolution of methanotrophy in the Beijerinckiaceae--a comparative genomics analysis. ISME J. 2014;8:369-82 pubmed publisher
    The alphaproteobacterial family Beijerinckiaceae contains generalists that grow on a wide range of substrates, and specialists that grow only on methane and methanol...
  8. Crombie A, Murrell J. Development of a system for genetic manipulation of the facultative methanotroph Methylocella silvestris BL2. Methods Enzymol. 2011;495:119-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Subsequent complementation with the wild-type gene and promoter restored growth, demonstrating stable transcription from the broad-host-range plasmid employed...
  9. Vorobev A, Baani M, Doronina N, Brady A, Liesack W, Dunfield P, et al. Methyloferula stellata gen. nov., sp. nov., an acidophilic, obligately methanotrophic bacterium that possesses only a soluble methane monooxygenase. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2011;61:2456-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The DNA G+C content was 55.6-57.5 mol%. The isolates belonged to the family Beijerinckiaceae of the class Alphaproteobacteria and were most closely related to the sMMO-possessing methanotrophs of the ..

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  1. Chen Y, Scanlan J, Song L, Crombie A, Rahman M, Schäfer H, et al. {gamma}-Glutamylmethylamide is an essential intermediate in the metabolism of methylamine by Methylocella silvestris. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:4530-7 pubmed publisher
    ..silvestris on MMA as either a sole carbon or a sole nitrogen source. Overall, our results suggest that gmas is essential in MMA metabolism by M. silvestris...
  2. Thuler D, Floh E, Handro W, Barbosa H. Beijerinckia derxii releases plant growth regulators and amino acids in synthetic media independent of nitrogenase activity. J Appl Microbiol. 2003;95:799-806 pubmed
  3. Slobodova N, Kolganova T, Bulygina E, Kuznetsov B, Turova T, Kravchenko I. [Comparative characterization of cultured methane-oxidizing bacteria by serological and molecular methods]. Mikrobiologiia. 2006;75:397-403 pubmed
    ..Methylocella was detected in SB31 and SB31A enrichments only by nifH analysis. It was concluded that the simultaneous application of different approaches reveals more reliable information on the diversity of methanotrophs...
  4. Boza Y, Barbin D, Scamparini A. Activity and survival of spray-dried Beijerinckia sp. microencapsulated in different carbohydrates. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2003;111:113-28 pubmed
  5. Weisshaupt P, Pritzkow W, Noll M. Nitrogen sources of Oligoporus placenta and Trametes versicolor evaluated in a 2(3) experimental plan. Fungal Biol. 2012;116:81-9 pubmed publisher
  6. Berestovskaya J, Kotsyurbenko O, Tourova T, Kolganova T, Doronina N, Golyshin P, et al. Methylorosula polaris gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic, facultatively methylotrophic psychrotolerant bacterium from tundra wetland soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2012;62:638-46 pubmed publisher
    ..The name Methylorosula polaris is suggested to accommodate this new genus and novel species with strain V-022(T) (=DSM 22001(T)=VKM V-2485(T)) as the type strain of the type species...
  7. Lim D, Lee J, Lastoskie C. Ability of Beijerinckia indica to degrade phenanthrene and reduce hydraulic conductivity. Water Sci Technol. 2010;62:2953-60 pubmed publisher
    ..indica may be used as a possible biomaterial for aerobic biofilm barriers for the removal of phenanthrene from groundwater, provided that sufficient substrate and electron acceptor are provided to the treatment system...
  8. Ibrahim M, Steinbüchel A. High-cell-density cyclic fed-batch fermentation of a poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)-accumulating thermophile, Chelatococcus sp. strain MW10. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:7890-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Maximal poly(3HB) productivity was obtained during the second cycle [16.8 ± 4.2 g poly(3HB)/liter]. At the end of CFBF (265 h), an HCD of up to 115.0 ± 4.3 g cell dry weight/liter was achieved...
  9. Kampfer P, Scholz H, Langer S, Wernery U, Wernery R, Johnson B, et al. Camelimonas lactis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the milk of camels. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:2382-6 pubmed publisher
    ..nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain of Camelimonas lactis is M 2040(T) (=CCUG 58638(T) =CCM 7696(T))...
  10. Dedysh S, Smirnova K, Khmelenina V, Suzina N, Liesack W, Trotsenko Y. Methylotrophic autotrophy in Beijerinckia mobilis. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:3884-8 pubmed
    ..Detection and partial sequence analysis of genes encoding the large subunits of methanol dehydrogenase (mxaF) and form I RubisCO (cbbL) provided genotypic evidence for methylotrophic autotrophy in B. mobilis...
  11. Singh D, Tripathi A. Evaluation of the coal-degrading ability of Rhizobium and Chelatococcus strains isolated from the formation water of an Indian coal bed. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;21:1101-8 pubmed
    ..daeguensis. This is the first report showing occurrence of Rhizobium and Chelatococcus strains in an Indian coal bed, and the ability of Chelatococcus isolates to solubilize and utilize coal as a sole source of carbon for their growth...
  12. Li H, Huang S, Zhou S, Chen P, Zhang Y. Study of extracellular polymeric substances in the biofilms of a suspended biofilter for nitric oxide removal. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016;100:9733-9743 pubmed
    ..We also found a strong correlation between the total EPS content and the NO removal efficiency. Therefore, it is possible to take EPS into consideration for biofilter control. ..
  13. Hermawan S, Jendrossek D. Microscopical investigation of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) granule formation in Azotobacter vinelandii. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2007;266:60-4 pubmed
    ..This finding is different from previous assumptions that PHB granule formation occurs randomly in the cytoplasm of PHB-accumulating bacteria...
  14. Ibrahim M, Willems A, Steinbuchel A. Isolation and characterization of new poly(3HB)-accumulating star-shaped cell-aggregates-forming thermophilic bacteria. J Appl Microbiol. 2010;109:1579-90 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed at isolating thermophilic bacteria that utilize cheap carbon substrates for the economically feasible production of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate), poly(3HB), at elevated temperatures...
  15. Panday D, Das S. Chelatococcus sambhunathii sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic alphaproteobacterium isolated from hot spring sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:861-5 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is HT4(T) (=DSM 18167(T)=JCM 14988(T))...
  16. Oggerin M, Arahal D, Rubio V, Marín I. Identification of Beijerinckia fluminensis strains CIP 106281T and UQM 1685T as Rhizobium radiobacter strains, and proposal of Beijerinckia doebereinerae sp. nov. to accommodate Beijerinckia fluminensis LMG 2819. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:2323-8 pubmed publisher
    ..fluminensis strains CIP 106281T and UQM 1685T as strains of Rhizobium radiobacter and (ii) the designation of strain LMG 2819T (=CECT 7311T) as the type strain of a novel species, Beijerinckia doebereinerae sp. nov...
  17. Kampfer P, Scholz H, Lodders N, Loncaric I, Whatmore A, Busse H. Camelimonas abortus sp. nov., isolated from placental tissue of cattle. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2012;62:1117-20 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed, with the type strain UK34/07-5(T) (?=?CIP 110303(T) ?=?CCUG 61094(T) ?=?DSM 24741(T) ?=?CCM 7941(T))...
  18. Chen Y, Patel N, Crombie A, Scrivens J, Murrell J. Bacterial flavin-containing monooxygenase is trimethylamine monooxygenase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:17791-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our results suggest that Tmm, a bacterial FMO, plays an important yet overlooked role in the global carbon and nitrogen cycles...
  19. Liang W, Huang S, Liu J, Zhang R, Yan F. Removal of nitric oxide in a biotrickling filter under thermophilic condition using Chelatococcus daeguensis. J Air Waste Manag Assoc. 2012;62:509-16 pubmed
    ..A longer recovery time than that for weekend shutdown will be required when a longer starvation occurs. The results presented here demonstrate the feasibility of biotrickling filter for the thermophilic removal of NOx from gas streams...
  20. Tamas I, Dedysh S, Liesack W, Stott M, Alam M, Murrell J, et al. Complete genome sequence of Beijerinckia indica subsp. indica. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:4532-3 pubmed publisher
    ..It is a generalist chemoorganotroph that is phylogenetically closely related to facultative and obligate methanotrophs of the genera Methylocella and Methylocapsa. Here we report the full genome sequence of this bacterium...
  21. Voon W, Rukayadi Y, Meor Hussin A. Isolation and identification of biocellulose-producing bacterial strains from Malaysian acidic fruits. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2016;62:428-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Whereas, the isolates P. vagans WAUPM45 and B. fluminensis WAUPM53 showed 0·50 and 0·52 g l(-1) of BC production, respectively...
  22. Boza Y, Barbin D, Scamparini A. Survival of Beijerinckia sp. microencapsulated in carbohydrates by spray-drying. J Microencapsul. 2004;21:15-24 pubmed
    ..The products obtained with the dehydrated glucose syrup showed more uniform microcapsule surfaces at lower A(w) values and residual moisture content...
  23. Rahman M, Crombie A, Moussard H, Chen Y, Murrell J. Acetate repression of methane oxidation by supplemental Methylocella silvestris in a peat soil microcosm. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:4234-6 pubmed publisher
    ..DNA stable-isotope probing (DNA-SIP) using (13)C-methane and (12)C-acetate, carried out with Methylocella-spiked peat soil, showed that acetate also repressed methane oxidation by Methylocella in environmental samples...
  24. Ricke P, Kube M, Nakagawa S, Erkel C, Reinhardt R, Liesack W. First genome data from uncultured upland soil cluster alpha methanotrophs provide further evidence for a close phylogenetic relationship to Methylocapsa acidiphila B2 and for high-affinity methanotrophy involving particulate methane monooxygenase. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:7472-82 pubmed
    ..A comparative analysis of the pmo operons of USC alpha and M. acidiphila corroborated previous reports that both the pmo operon structure and the predicted secondary structure of deduced pMMO are highly conserved among all MB...
  25. Miyasaka N, Thuler D, Floh E, Handro W, Toledo M, Gagioti S, et al. During stationary phase, Beijerinckia derxii shows nitrogenase activity concomitant with the release and accumulation of nitrogenated substances. Microbiol Res. 2003;158:309-15 pubmed
    ..coli growth. There is a suggestion that B. derxii contributes to the environment by both releasing nitrogenated substances and accumulating substances capable of being consumed after its death...
  26. Dedysh S, Ricke P, Liesack W. NifH and NifD phylogenies: an evolutionary basis for understanding nitrogen fixation capabilities of methanotrophic bacteria. Microbiology. 2004;150:1301-13 pubmed
    ..This interpretation is corroborated by the observation that, in contrast to most other diazotrophs, M. acidiphila B2 and Beijerinckia spp. are capable of active growth on nitrogen-free media under fully aerobic conditions...
  27. Smirnova K, Dedysh S, Khmelenina V, Trotsenko I. [Methanol and glucose metabolism in Beijerinckia mobilis]. Mikrobiologiia. 2005;74:707-10 pubmed
  28. Patel N, Crombie A, Slade S, Thalassinos K, Hughes C, Connolly J, et al. Comparison of one- and two-dimensional liquid chromatography approaches in the label-free quantitative analysis of Methylocella silvestris. J Proteome Res. 2012;11:4755-63 pubmed publisher
    ..A preliminary screen of the protein regulation data has also been performed, providing evidence for a possible propane assimilation route...
  29. Yoon J, Kang S, Im W, Lee S, Oh T. Chelatococcus daeguensis sp. nov., isolated from wastewater of a textile dye works, and emended description of the genus Chelatococcus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:2224-8 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is K106(T) (=KCTC 12979(T) =CCUG 54519(T))...
  30. Semrau J, DiSpirito A, Vuilleumier S. Facultative methanotrophy: false leads, true results, and suggestions for future research. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2011;323:1-12 pubmed publisher
    ..In this review, we summarize the history of facultative methanotrophy, describe scenarios for the basis of facultative methanotrophy, and pose several topics for future research in this area...
  31. Rahman M, Crombie A, Chen Y, Stralis Pavese N, Bodrossy L, Meir P, et al. Environmental distribution and abundance of the facultative methanotroph Methylocella. ISME J. 2011;5:1061-6 pubmed publisher
    ..These were used to investigate the distribution of Methylocella spp. in a variety of environmental samples. It was revealed that Methylocella species are widely distributed in nature and not restricted to acidic environments...
  32. Dumont M, Murrell J. Community-level analysis: key genes of aerobic methane oxidation. Methods Enzymol. 2005;397:413-27 pubmed
    ..This chapter describes methods used to detect and analyze these functional genes...
  33. Dunfield P, Belova S, Vorob ev A, Cornish S, Dedysh S. Methylocapsa aurea sp. nov., a facultative methanotroph possessing a particulate methane monooxygenase, and emended description of the genus Methylocapsa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:2659-64 pubmed publisher
    ..5?%) and the DNA G+C content was 61.4 mol%. Strain KYG(T) belonged to the family Beijerinckiaceae of the class Alphaproteobacteria and was most closely related to the obligate methanotroph Methylocapsa ..
  34. Theisen A, Ali M, Radajewski S, Dumont M, Dunfield P, McDonald I, et al. Regulation of methane oxidation in the facultative methanotroph Methylocella silvestris BL2. Mol Microbiol. 2005;58:682-92 pubmed
    ..silvestris BL2 grown under various conditions and with different substrates. These data represent the first insights into the molecular physiology of a facultative methanotroph...
  35. Vorob ev A, de Boer W, Folman L, Bodelier P, Doronina N, Suzina N, et al. Methylovirgula ligni gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligately acidophilic, facultatively methylotrophic bacterium with a highly divergent mxaF gene. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:2538-45 pubmed publisher
    ..nov., sp. nov. is proposed. Strain BW863(T) (=DSM 19998(T) =NCIMB 14408(T)) is the type strain of Methylovirgula ligni...