deltaproteobacteria

Summary

Summary: A group of PROTEOBACTERIA represented by morphologically diverse, anaerobic sulfidogens. Some members of this group are considered bacterial predators, having bacteriolytic properties.

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  1. Kjeldsen K, Jakobsen T, Glastrup J, Ingvorsen K. Desulfosalsimonas propionicica gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic, sulfate-reducing member of the family Desulfobacteraceae isolated from a salt-lake sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:1060-5 pubmed publisher
    ..nov., sp. nov. The type strain of Desulfosalsimonas propionicica is PropA(T) (=DSM 17721(T) =VKM B-2385(T)). ..
  2. Haveman S, Holmes D, Ding Y, Ward J, DiDonato R, Lovley D. c-Type cytochromes in Pelobacter carbinolicus. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:6980-5 pubmed
    ..sulfurreducens were not present in the P. carbinolicus genome. These results suggest that further evaluation of the functions of c-type cytochromes in the Geobacteraceae is warranted. ..
  3. Holmes D, Nevin K, Lovley D. Comparison of 16S rRNA, nifD, recA, gyrB, rpoB and fusA genes within the family Geobacteraceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:1591-9 pubmed
  4. Musat F, Widdel F. Anaerobic degradation of benzene by a marine sulfate-reducing enrichment culture, and cell hybridization of the dominant phylotype. Environ Microbiol. 2008;10:10-9 pubmed publisher
    ..diluted culture samples revealed an abundant phylotype; this was closely related to a clade of Deltaproteobacteria that includes sulfate-reducing bacteria able to degrade naphthalene or other aromatic hydrocarbons...
  5. Butler J, Kaufmann F, Coppi M, Núñez C, Lovley D. MacA, a diheme c-type cytochrome involved in Fe(III) reduction by Geobacter sulfurreducens. J Bacteriol. 2004;186:4042-5 pubmed
    ..However, the capacity for Fe(III) reduction was greatly diminished, indicating that MacA, which is predicted to be localized in the periplasm, is a key intermediate in electron transfer to Fe(III). ..
  6. Schreiber L, Holler T, Knittel K, Meyerdierks A, Amann R. Identification of the dominant sulfate-reducing bacterial partner of anaerobic methanotrophs of the ANME-2 clade. Environ Microbiol. 2010;12:2327-40 pubmed publisher
    ..gene libraries were constructed from cultures highly enriched for ANME-2a and ANME-2c in consortia with Deltaproteobacteria of the Desulfosarcina/Desulfococcus group (DSS)...
  7. Baer M, Ravel J, Pineiro S, Guether Borg D, Williams H. Reclassification of salt-water Bdellovibrio sp. as Bacteriovorax marinus sp. nov. and Bacteriovorax litoralis sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:1011-6 pubmed
    ..nov. and Bacteriovorax litoralis sp. nov., respectively...
  8. Childers S, Ciufo S, Lovley D. Geobacter metallireducens accesses insoluble Fe(III) oxide by chemotaxis. Nature. 2002;416:767-9 pubmed
    ..This approach to the use of an insoluble electron acceptor may explain why Geobacter species predominate over other Fe(III) oxide-reducing microorganisms in a wide variety of sedimentary environments...
  9. Knoblauch C, Sahm K, Jørgensen B. Psychrophilic sulfate-reducing bacteria isolated from permanently cold arctic marine sediments: description of Desulfofrigus oceanense gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfofrigus fragile sp. nov., Desulfofaba gelida gen. nov., sp. nov., Desulfotalea psychroph. Int J Syst Bacteriol. 1999;49 Pt 4:1631-43 pubmed
    ..nov., PSv29T as the type strain of the type species Desulfofaba gelida sp. nov., LSv54T as the type strain of the type species Desulfotalea psychrophila sp. nov. and LSv514T as the type strain of Desulfotalea arctica sp. nov...

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  1. Krüger M, Meyerdierks A, Glöckner F, Amann R, Widdel F, Kube M, et al. A conspicuous nickel protein in microbial mats that oxidize methane anaerobically. Nature. 2003;426:878-81 pubmed
    ..Sequence analyses revealed similarities to methyl-coenzyme M reductase from methanogenic archaea. The abundance of the nickel protein (7% of extracted proteins) in the mat suggests an important role in AOM...
  2. Dhillon A, Teske A, Dillon J, Stahl D, Sogin M. Molecular characterization of sulfate-reducing bacteria in the Guaymas Basin. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:2765-72 pubmed
    ..In addition, the dsrAB sequencing approach revealed a novel group of sulfate-reducing prokaryotes that could not be identified by 16S rRNA sequencing...
  3. Pineiro S, Stine O, Chauhan A, Steyert S, Smith R, Williams H. Global survey of diversity among environmental saltwater Bacteriovoracaceae. Environ Microbiol. 2007;9:2441-50 pubmed
    ..The results of this study reveal the saltwater Bx to be phylogenetically and environmentally more diverse than was previously known...
  4. Pilloni G, von Netzer F, Engel M, Lueders T. Electron acceptor-dependent identification of key anaerobic toluene degraders at a tar-oil-contaminated aquifer by Pyro-SIP. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2011;78:165-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, secondary toluene degraders belonging to the Peptococcaceae detected in both treatments suggest the possibility of functional redundancy among anaerobic toluene degraders on site...
  5. Kuntze K, Shinoda Y, Moutakki H, McInerney M, Vogt C, Richnow H, et al. 6-Oxocyclohex-1-ene-1-carbonyl-coenzyme A hydrolases from obligately anaerobic bacteria: characterization and identification of its gene as a functional marker for aromatic compounds degrading anaerobes. Environ Microbiol. 2008;10:1547-56 pubmed publisher
    ..The gene probe established in this work provides for the first time a general tool for the detection of a central functionality in aromatic compound-degrading anaerobes...
  6. Nakagawa T, Sato S, Fukui M. Anaerobic degradation of p-xylene in sediment-free sulfate-reducing enrichment culture. Biodegradation. 2008;19:909-13 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that microorganism corresponding to pXy-K-13 is an important sulfate-reducing bacterium to degrade p-xylene in the enrichment culture...
  7. Richter H, Lanthier M, Nevin K, Lovley D. Lack of electricity production by Pelobacter carbinolicus indicates that the capacity for Fe(III) oxide reduction does not necessarily confer electron transfer ability to fuel cell anodes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:5347-53 pubmed
  8. Lösekann T, Knittel K, Nadalig T, Fuchs B, Niemann H, Boetius A, et al. Diversity and abundance of aerobic and anaerobic methane oxidizers at the Haakon Mosby Mud Volcano, Barents Sea. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:3348-62 pubmed
    ..Our results further support the hypothesis of Niemann et al. (54), that high methane availability and different fluid flow regimens at the HMMV provide distinct niches for aerobic and anaerobic methanotrophs...
  9. Miyatake T, MacGregor B, Boschker H. Linking microbial community function to phylogeny of sulfate-reducing Deltaproteobacteria in marine sediments by combining stable isotope probing with magnetic-bead capture hybridization of 16S rRNA. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:4927-35 pubmed publisher
    ..substrate utilization by Desulfobacteraceae, a dominant group of complete oxidizing sulfate-reducing Deltaproteobacteria in marine sediments...
  10. Selesi D, Jehmlich N, von Bergen M, Schmidt F, Rattei T, Tischler P, et al. Combined genomic and proteomic approaches identify gene clusters involved in anaerobic 2-methylnaphthalene degradation in the sulfate-reducing enrichment culture N47. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:295-306 pubmed publisher
    ..The present work provides the first insight into the genetic basis of anaerobic 2-methylnaphthalene metabolism and delivers implications for understanding contaminant degradation...
  11. Jakobsen T, Kjeldsen K, Ingvorsen K. Desulfohalobium utahense sp. nov., a moderately halophilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from Great Salt Lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2006;56:2063-9 pubmed
    ..On the basis of phenotypic and genotypic characteristics, the novel species Desulfohalobium utahense sp. nov. is proposed, with strain EtOH3(T) (=VKM B-2384(T)=DSM 17720(T)) as the type strain...
  12. Lefèvre C, Trubitsyn D, Abreu F, Kolinko S, Jogler C, de Almeida L, et al. Comparative genomic analysis of magnetotactic bacteria from the Deltaproteobacteria provides new insights into magnetite and greigite magnetosome genes required for magnetotaxis. Environ Microbiol. 2013;15:2712-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we present a comparative genomic analysis of magnetotactic Deltaproteobacteria that synthesize bullet-shaped crystals of magnetite and/or greigite...
  13. Boetius A, Ravenschlag K, Schubert C, Rickert D, Widdel F, Gieseke A, et al. A marine microbial consortium apparently mediating anaerobic oxidation of methane. Nature. 2000;407:623-6 pubmed
    ..These aggregates were abundant in gas-hydrate-rich sediments with extremely high rates of methane-based sulphate reduction, and apparently mediate anaerobic oxidation of methane...
  14. Mussmann M, Ishii K, Rabus R, Amann R. Diversity and vertical distribution of cultured and uncultured Deltaproteobacteria in an intertidal mud flat of the Wadden Sea. Environ Microbiol. 2005;7:405-18 pubmed
    The diversity and distribution of Deltaproteobacteria in an intertidal mud flat of the German Wadden Sea was characterized by molecular biological techniques and cultivation...
  15. Sorokin D, Zacharova E, Pimenov N, Tourova T, Panteleeva A, Muyzer G. Sulfidogenesis in hypersaline chloride-sulfate lakes of Kulunda Steppe (Altai, Russia). FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2012;79:445-53 pubmed publisher
  16. Swan B, Martinez Garcia M, Preston C, Sczyrba A, Woyke T, Lamy D, et al. Potential for chemolithoautotrophy among ubiquitous bacteria lineages in the dark ocean. Science. 2011;333:1296-300 pubmed publisher
    ..Multiple cells of Deltaproteobacteria cluster SAR324, Gammaproteobacteria clusters ARCTIC96BD-19 and Agg47, and some Oceanospirillales from the ..
  17. Roalkvam I, Jørgensen S, Chen Y, Stokke R, Dahle H, Hocking W, et al. New insight into stratification of anaerobic methanotrophs in cold seep sediments. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2011;78:233-43 pubmed publisher
    ..2% of the retrieved 16S rRNA gene sequences. Detection rates for sulfate-reducing Deltaproteobacteria possibly involved in anaerobic oxidation of methane were low throughout the core...
  18. Aklujkar M, Lovley D. Interference with histidyl-tRNA synthetase by a CRISPR spacer sequence as a factor in the evolution of Pelobacter carbinolicus. BMC Evol Biol. 2010;10:230 pubmed publisher
  19. Bond D, Holmes D, Tender L, Lovley D. Electrode-reducing microorganisms that harvest energy from marine sediments. Science. 2002;295:483-5 pubmed
    ..This finding not only provides a method for extracting energy from organic matter, but also suggests a strategy for promoting the bioremediation of organic contaminants in subsurface environments...
  20. Rodionov D, Dubchak I, Arkin A, Alm E, Gelfand M. Reconstruction of regulatory and metabolic pathways in metal-reducing delta-proteobacteria. Genome Biol. 2004;5:R90 pubmed
  21. Kniemeyer O, Fischer T, Wilkes H, Glöckner F, Widdel F. Anaerobic degradation of ethylbenzene by a new type of marine sulfate-reducing bacterium. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:760-8 pubmed
    ..Such reactions are analogous to those suggested for anaerobic n-alkane degradation and thus differ from the initial reactions in anaerobic ethylbenzene degradation by denitrifying bacteria which employ dehydrogenations...
  22. Campbell A, Campbell J, Schwientek P, Woyke T, Sczyrba A, Allman S, et al. Multiple single-cell genomes provide insight into functions of uncultured Deltaproteobacteria in the human oral cavity. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e59361 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, we sequenced several single-cell genomic amplicons from Desulfobulbus and Desulfovibrio (class Deltaproteobacteria) to better understand their function within the human oral community and their association with ..
  23. Pikuta E, Hoover R, Bej A, Marsic D, Whitman W, Cleland D, et al. Desulfonatronum thiodismutans sp. nov., a novel alkaliphilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium capable of lithoautotrophic growth. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2003;53:1327-32 pubmed
    ..nov. is proposed (the type strain is MLF1(T)=ATCC BAA-395(T)=DSM 14708(T))...
  24. McInerney M, Rohlin L, Mouttaki H, Kim U, Krupp R, Rios Hernandez L, et al. The genome of Syntrophus aciditrophicus: life at the thermodynamic limit of microbial growth. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:7600-5 pubmed
    ..Genomic analysis confirms the S. aciditrophicus metabolic and regulatory commitment to a nonconventional mode of life compared with our prevailing understanding of microbiology...
  25. Davidov Y, Jurkevitch E. Diversity and evolution of Bdellovibrio-and-like organisms (BALOs), reclassification of Bacteriovorax starrii as Peredibacter starrii gen. nov., comb. nov., and description of the Bacteriovorax-Peredibacter clade as Bacteriovoracaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:1439-52 pubmed
    ..Also, a re-evaluation of oligonucleotides targeting BALOs is presented, and the implications of the large diversity of these organisms and of their distribution in very different environments are discussed...
  26. Pineiro S, Williams H, Stine O. Phylogenetic relationships amongst the saltwater members of the genus Bacteriovorax using rpoB sequences and reclassification of Bacteriovorax stolpii as Bacteriolyticum stolpii gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:1203-9 pubmed publisher
    ..nov., comb. nov. is proposed. A new family, Peredibacteraceae fam. nov., is also described...
  27. Sakai N, Kurisu F, Yagi O, Nakajima F, Yamamoto K. Identification of putative benzene-degrading bacteria in methanogenic enrichment cultures. J Biosci Bioeng. 2009;108:501-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Methane is believed to be produced from benzene by the sequential degradation of benzene by fermenting bacteria, hydrogen-producing acetogens, and methanogens...
  28. Holmes D, Nevin K, O Neil R, Ward J, Adams L, Woodard T, et al. Potential for quantifying expression of the Geobacteraceae citrate synthase gene to assess the activity of Geobacteraceae in the subsurface and on current-harvesting electrodes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:6870-7 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that it is possible to monitor the in situ metabolic rate of Geobacteraceae by tracking the expression of the citrate synthase gene...
  29. DiDonato R, Young N, Butler J, Chin K, Hixson K, Mouser P, et al. Genome sequence of the deltaproteobacterial strain NaphS2 and analysis of differential gene expression during anaerobic growth on naphthalene. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e14072 pubmed publisher
    ..To further characterize pathways involved in naphthalene degradation in NaphS2, the draft genome was sequenced, and gene and protein expression examined...
  30. Higashioka Y, Kojima H, Nakagawa T, Sato S, Fukui M. A novel n-alkane-degrading bacterium as a minor member of p-xylene-degrading sulfate-reducing consortium. Biodegradation. 2009;20:383-90 pubmed publisher
    ..the 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that the isolate belonged to the family Desulfobacteraceae in the class Deltaproteobacteria. The isolated strain PL12 could utilize n-hexane and n-decane as substrates, but could not utilize benzoate,..
  31. Könneke M, Widdel F. Effect of growth temperature on cellular fatty acids in sulphate-reducing bacteria. Environ Microbiol. 2003;5:1064-70 pubmed
    ..At low growth temperature (12 degrees C), the relative amount of these fatty acids was at least threefold lower; this questions the usefulness of 10-methylhexadecanoic acid as a reliable biomarker of Desulfobacter in cold sediments...
  32. Rotaru A, Shrestha P, Liu F, Ueki T, Nevin K, Summers Z, et al. Interspecies electron transfer via hydrogen and formate rather than direct electrical connections in cocultures of Pelobacter carbinolicus and Geobacter sulfurreducens. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:7645-51 pubmed publisher
  33. Leang C, Coppi M, Lovley D. OmcB, a c-type polyheme cytochrome, involved in Fe(III) reduction in Geobacter sulfurreducens. J Bacteriol. 2003;185:2096-103 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that OmcB, but not OmcC, has a major role in electron transport to Fe(III) and suggest that electron transport to the outer membrane is an important feature in Fe(III) reduction in this organism...
  34. Goldman B, Nierman W, Kaiser D, Slater S, Durkin A, Eisen J, et al. Evolution of sensory complexity recorded in a myxobacterial genome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:15200-5 pubmed
    ..Families of genes encoding the production of secondary metabolites are overrepresented in the genome but may have been received by horizontal gene transfer and are likely to be important for predation...
  35. Rosenthal A, Zhang X, Lucey K, Ottesen E, Trivedi V, Choi H, et al. Localizing transcripts to single cells suggests an important role of uncultured deltaproteobacteria in the termite gut hydrogen economy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:16163-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Fourth, the deltaproteobacteria expressing FDH were localized to protozoa via hybridization chain reaction-FISH, an approach for ..
  36. Wang Y, Lin W, Li J, Pan Y. High diversity of magnetotactic deltaproteobacteria in a freshwater niche. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013;79:2813-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Ten out of 18 operational taxonomic units (OTUs) were affiliated with the Deltaproteobacteria. Some rod-shaped bacteria simultaneously synthesized greigite and magnetite magnetosomes.
  37. Siddique T, Penner T, Semple K, Foght J. Anaerobic biodegradation of longer-chain n-alkanes coupled to methane production in oil sands tailings. Environ Sci Technol. 2011;45:5892-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These studies demonstrating methanogenic biodegradation of longer-chain n-alkanes by microbes native to oil sands tailings may be important for effective management of tailings and greenhouse gas emissions from tailings ponds...
  38. Coppi M, Leang C, Sandler S, Lovley D. Development of a genetic system for Geobacter sulfurreducens. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2001;67:3180-7 pubmed
    ..sulfurreducens to grow in medium lacking a source of fixed nitrogen. Expression of the nifD gene in trans complemented this phenotype. This paper constitutes the first report of genetic manipulation of a member of the Geobacter genus...
  39. Karlin S, Brocchieri L, Mrazek J, Kaiser D. Distinguishing features of delta-proteobacterial genomes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:11352-7 pubmed
    ..The predicted highly expressed genes from delta genomes reflect their different ecologies, metabolic strategies, and adaptations...
  40. Rabus R, Ruepp A, Frickey T, Rattei T, Fartmann B, Stark M, et al. The genome of Desulfotalea psychrophila, a sulfate-reducing bacterium from permanently cold Arctic sediments. Environ Microbiol. 2004;6:887-902 pubmed
    ..psychrophila's genome features with those of the only other published genome from a sulfate reducer, the hyperthermophilic archaeon Archaeoglobus fulgidus, revealed many striking differences, but only a few shared features...
  41. Orphan V, House C, Hinrichs K, McKeegan K, DeLong E. Methane-consuming archaea revealed by directly coupled isotopic and phylogenetic analysis. Science. 2001;293:484-7 pubmed
    ..Our results demonstrate the feasibility of simultaneous determination of the identity and the metabolic activity of naturally occurring microorganisms...
  42. Gophna U, Charlebois R, Doolittle W. Ancient lateral gene transfer in the evolution of Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus. Trends Microbiol. 2006;14:64-9 pubmed
    ..Although there might be little evidence for the extensive recent transfer of genes, we demonstrate that ancient lateral gene acquisition has shaped the B. bacteriovorus genome to a great extent...
  43. Reichenbach H. Myxobacteria, producers of novel bioactive substances. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2001;27:149-56 pubmed
    ..Thus 20 new electron transport inhibitors, 10 substances that act on the cytoskeleton, four inhibitors of nucleic acid polymerases, and one inhibitor of fungal acetyl-CoA carboxylase, a novel mechanism of action, have been found...
  44. Callaghan A, Morris B, Pereira I, McInerney M, Austin R, Groves J, et al. The genome sequence of Desulfatibacillum alkenivorans AK-01: a blueprint for anaerobic alkane oxidation. Environ Microbiol. 2012;14:101-13 pubmed publisher
    ..The D. alkenivorans genome serves as a platform for further study of anaerobic, hydrocarbon-oxidizing microorganisms and their roles in bioremediation, energy recovery and global carbon cycling...
  45. Musat F, Galushko A, Jacob J, Widdel F, Kube M, Reinhardt R, et al. Anaerobic degradation of naphthalene and 2-methylnaphthalene by strains of marine sulfate-reducing bacteria. Environ Microbiol. 2009;11:209-19 pubmed publisher
    ..According to 16S rRNA gene sequences, both strains were Deltaproteobacteria and closely related to each other and to a previously described naphthalene-degrading sulfate-reducing ..
  46. Zhilina T, Zavarzina D, Kuever J, Lysenko A, Zavarzin G. Desulfonatronum cooperativum sp. nov., a novel hydrogenotrophic, alkaliphilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium, from a syntrophic culture growing on acetate. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2005;55:1001-6 pubmed
    ..nov...
  47. Sanford R, Cole J, Tiedje J. Characterization and description of Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans gen. nov., sp. nov., an aryl-halorespiring facultative anaerobic myxobacterium. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2002;68:893-900 pubmed
    ..0% difference in 16S rDNA sequence from those of other myxobacterial genera are sufficient to place these strains in a new genus and species designated Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans. The type strain is 2CP-1 (ATCC BAA-258)...
  48. Greene A, Patel B, Yacob S. Geoalkalibacter subterraneus sp. nov., an anaerobic Fe(III)- and Mn(IV)-reducing bacterium from a petroleum reservoir, and emended descriptions of the family Desulfuromonadaceae and the genus Geoalkalibacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:781-5 pubmed publisher
    ..gene sequence indicated that strain Red1(T) was a member of the order Desulfuromonadales within the class Deltaproteobacteria and most closely related to Geoalkalibacter ferrihydriticus Z-0531(T) (95...
  49. Butler J, Young N, Lovley D. Evolution from a respiratory ancestor to fill syntrophic and fermentative niches: comparative fenomics of six Geobacteraceae species. BMC Genomics. 2009;10:103 pubmed publisher
    ..The Geobacteraceae family contains members with three important anaerobic metabolisms: fermentation, syntrophic degradation of fermentation intermediates, and anaerobic respiration...
  50. Snyder A, Williams H, Baer M, Walker K, Stine O. 16S rDNA sequence analysis of environmental Bdellovibrio-and-like organisms (BALO) reveals extensive diversity. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2002;52:2089-94 pubmed
    ..These observations are consistent with the need to review and revise the taxonomy of these organisms...
  51. Duldhardt I, Nijenhuis I, Schauer F, Heipieper H. Anaerobically grown Thauera aromatica, Desulfococcus multivorans, Geobacter sulfurreducens are more sensitive towards organic solvents than aerobic bacteria. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2007;77:705-11 pubmed
    ..However, compared to aerobic bacteria, all three tested anaerobic bacteria were shown to be about three times more sensitive to the tested substances...
  52. van der Wielen P, Heijs S. Sulfate-reducing prokaryotic communities in two deep hypersaline anoxic basins in the Eastern Mediterranean deep sea. Environ Microbiol. 2007;9:1335-40 pubmed
  53. Haveman S, DiDonato R, Villanueva L, Shelobolina E, Postier B, Xu B, et al. Genome-wide gene expression patterns and growth requirements suggest that Pelobacter carbinolicus reduces Fe(III) indirectly via sulfide production. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:4277-84 pubmed publisher
    ..This contrasts with the direct reduction of Fe(III) that has been proposed for Geobacter species...
  54. Gray N, Sherry A, Grant R, Rowan A, Hubert C, Callbeck C, et al. The quantitative significance of Syntrophaceae and syntrophic partnerships in methanogenic degradation of crude oil alkanes. Environ Microbiol. 2011;13:2957-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Sea crude oil and inoculated with estuarine sediment indicated that bacteria from the genera Smithella (Deltaproteobacteria, Syntrophaceace) and Marinobacter sp. (Gammaproteobacteria) were enriched during degradation...
  55. Sorokin D, Tourova T, Henstra A, Stams A, Galinski E, Muyzer G. Sulfidogenesis under extremely haloalkaline conditions by Desulfonatronospira thiodismutans gen. nov., sp. nov., and Desulfonatronospira delicata sp. nov. - a novel lineage of Deltaproteobacteria from hypersaline soda lakes. Microbiology. 2008;154:1444-53 pubmed publisher
    ..They formed a new lineage within the family Desulfohalobiaceae (Deltaproteobacteria), for which the name Desulfonatronospira gen. nov. is proposed...
  56. Bond D, Lovley D. Electricity production by Geobacter sulfurreducens attached to electrodes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:1548-55 pubmed
    ..sulfurreducens that can attach to electrodes and remain viable for long periods of time while completely oxidizing organic substrates with quantitative transfer of electrons to an electrode...
  57. Winderl C, Anneser B, Griebler C, Meckenstock R, Lueders T. Depth-resolved quantification of anaerobic toluene degraders and aquifer microbial community patterns in distinct redox zones of a tar oil contaminant plume. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:792-801 pubmed
  58. Kunapuli U, Lueders T, Meckenstock R. The use of stable isotope probing to identify key iron-reducing microorganisms involved in anaerobic benzene degradation. ISME J. 2007;1:643-53 pubmed
    ..Prominent among the other constituents of the enrichment were uncultured Deltaproteobacteria, as well as members of the Actinobacteria...
  59. Coppi M. The hydrogenases of Geobacter sulfurreducens: a comparative genomic perspective. Microbiology. 2005;151:1239-54 pubmed
    ..Phylogenetic analysis revealed that the G. sulfurreducens ehr cluster is part of a family of related clusters found in both the Archaea and Bacteria...
  60. Suzuki D, Ueki A, Amaishi A, Ueki K. Desulfoluna butyratoxydans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-negative, butyrate-oxidizing, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from an estuarine sediment in Japan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:826-32 pubmed publisher
    ..A phylogenetic analysis based on the 16S rRNA gene sequence placed the strain in the class Deltaproteobacteria. The closest recognized relative of strain MSL71T was Desulfofrigus fragile (93...
  61. Galushko A, Schink B. Oxidation of acetate through reactions of the citric acid cycle by Geobacter sulfurreducens in pure culture and in syntrophic coculture. Arch Microbiol. 2000;174:314-21 pubmed