epsilonproteobacteria

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Summary: A group of proteobacteria consisting of chemoorganotrophs usually associated with the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM of humans and animals.

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  1. Inagaki F, Takai K, Nealson K, Horikoshi K. Sulfurovum lithotrophicum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel sulfur-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph within the epsilon-Proteobacteria isolated from Okinawa Trough hydrothermal sediments. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:1477-82 pubmed
    ..On the basis of the physiological and molecular characteristics of this isolate, the type species of a novel genus, Sulfurovum lithotrophicum gen. nov., sp. nov., is proposed. The type strain is 42BKTT (= ATCC BAA-797T = JCM 12117T)...
  2. Nakagawa S, Inagaki F, Takai K, Horikoshi K, Sako Y. Thioreductor micantisoli gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel mesophilic, sulfur-reducing chemolithoautotroph within the epsilon-Proteobacteria isolated from hydrothermal sediments in the Mid-Okinawa Trough. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2005;55:599-605 pubmed
    ..nov. is proposed, with Thioreductor micantisoli sp. nov. as the type species. The type strain is BKB25Ts-Y(T) (=JCM 12457(T)=DSM 16661(T))...
  3. Nakagawa S, Takai K, Inagaki F, Horikoshi K, Sako Y. Nitratiruptor tergarcus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Nitratifractor salsuginis gen. nov., sp. nov., nitrate-reducing chemolithoautotrophs of the epsilon-Proteobacteria isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal system in the Mid-Okinawa Trough. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2005;55:925-33 pubmed
    ..nov., sp. nov., with MI55-1(T) (=JCM 12459(T)=DSM 16512(T)) as the type strain, and Nitratifractor salsuginis gen. nov., sp. nov., with E9I37-1(T) (=JCM 12458(T)=DSM 16511(T)) as the type strain...
  4. Coenye T, Vandamme P. Displacement of epsilon-proteobacterial core genes by horizontally transferred homologous genes. Res Microbiol. 2005;156:738-47 pubmed
    ..We did not observe HGT from Archaea to the epsilon-Proteobacteria. The majority of acquired genes were operational genes involved in transport, metabolism, signal transduction and energy production and conversion...
  5. Campbell B, Jeanthon C, Kostka J, Luther G, Cary S. Growth and phylogenetic properties of novel bacteria belonging to the epsilon subdivision of the Proteobacteria enriched from Alvinella pompejana and deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2001;67:4566-72 pubmed
  6. Grote J, Jost G, Labrenz M, Herndl G, Jürgens K. Epsilonproteobacteria represent the major portion of chemoautotrophic bacteria in sulfidic waters of pelagic redoxclines of the Baltic and Black Seas. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:7546-51 pubmed publisher
    Recent studies have indicated that chemoautotrophic Epsilonproteobacteria might play an important role, especially as anaerobic or microaerophilic dark CO(2)-fixing organisms, in marine pelagic redoxclines...
  7. Grzymski J, Murray A, Campbell B, Kaplarevic M, Gao G, Lee C, et al. Metagenome analysis of an extreme microbial symbiosis reveals eurythermal adaptation and metabolic flexibility. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:17516-21 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Epsilonproteobacteria, found free-living and in intimate associations with vent invertebrates, are the predominant vent-..
  8. Labrenz M, Jost G, Pohl C, Beckmann S, Martens Habbena W, Jürgens K. Impact of different in vitro electron donor/acceptor conditions on potential chemolithoautotrophic communities from marine pelagic redoxclines. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:6664-72 pubmed
    ..symbiont (both Gammaproteobacteria) and to an uncultured nitrate-reducing Helicobacteraceae bacterium (Epsilonproteobacteria)...
  9. Herrmann S, Kleinsteuber S, Chatzinotas A, Kuppardt S, Lueders T, Richnow H, et al. Functional characterization of an anaerobic benzene-degrading enrichment culture by DNA stable isotope probing. Environ Microbiol. 2010;12:401-11 pubmed publisher
    ..of the Cryptanaerobacter/Pelotomaculum group within the Peptococcaceae, and a phylotype belonging to the Epsilonproteobacteria. The Cryptanaerobacter/Pelotomaculum phylotype was the most frequent sequence type...

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  1. Jost G, Martens Habbena W, Pollehne F, Schnetger B, Labrenz M. Anaerobic sulfur oxidation in the absence of nitrate dominates microbial chemoautotrophy beneath the pelagic chemocline of the eastern Gotland Basin, Baltic Sea. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2010;71:226-36 pubmed publisher
    ..A mechanism of coupled activity of sulfur-oxidizing and sulfur-reducing microorganisms is proposed...
  2. Huber J, Cantin H, Huse S, Welch D, Sogin M, Butterfield D. Isolated communities of Epsilonproteobacteria in hydrothermal vent fluids of the Mariana Arc seamounts. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2010;73:538-49 pubmed publisher
    ..This study examined the distribution, relative abundance, and diversity of Epsilonproteobacteria in 14 low-temperature vent fluids from five volcanically active seamounts of the Mariana Arc using a 454 ..
  3. Lanzen A, Jørgensen S, Bengtsson M, Jonassen I, Øvreås L, Urich T. Exploring the composition and diversity of microbial communities at the Jan Mayen hydrothermal vent field using RNA and DNA. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2011;77:577-89 pubmed publisher
    ..Further, predicted diversity from RNA samples was consistently lower than that from DNA. In summary, this study illustrates how different methods can provide complementary ecological insights...
  4. Miroshnichenko M, L Haridon S, Schumann P, Spring S, Bonch Osmolovskaya E, Jeanthon C, et al. Caminibacter profundus sp. nov., a novel thermophile of Nautiliales ord. nov. within the class 'Epsilonproteobacteria', isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:41-5 pubmed
    ..between the lineage encompassing the genera Nautilia and Caminibacter and other members of the class 'Epsilonproteobacteria'...
  5. Porter M, Engel A. Diversity of uncultured Epsilonproteobacteria from terrestrial sulfidic caves and springs. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:4973-7 pubmed publisher
    This study expands the phylogenetic diversity of Epsilonproteobacteria using the 16S rRNA gene framework. Of the 73 lineages defined by sequence similarities at or greater than 99%, most were found at only one site...
  6. Lin X, Wakeham S, Putnam I, Astor Y, Scranton M, Chistoserdov A, et al. Comparison of vertical distributions of prokaryotic assemblages in the anoxic Cariaco Basin and Black Sea by use of fluorescence in situ hybridization. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:2679-90 pubmed
    ..Compositional differences between basins may reflect temporal variability in microbial populations and/or systematic differences in environmental conditions and the populations for which they select...
  7. Brettar I, Labrenz M, Flavier S, Bötel J, Kuosa H, Christen R, et al. Identification of a Thiomicrospira denitrificans-like epsilonproteobacterium as a catalyst for autotrophic denitrification in the central Baltic Sea. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:1364-72 pubmed
    ..denitrificans exhibits only one-half the efficiency for carbon dioxide fixation per mol of sulfide oxidized and mol of nitrate reduced of Thiobacillus denitrificans hypothesized previously for this function...
  8. Takai K, Campbell B, Cary S, Suzuki M, Oida H, Nunoura T, et al. Enzymatic and genetic characterization of carbon and energy metabolisms by deep-sea hydrothermal chemolithoautotrophic isolates of Epsilonproteobacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:7310-20 pubmed
    The carbon and energy metabolisms of a variety of cultured chemolithoautotrophic Epsilonproteobacteria from deep-sea hydrothermal environments were characterized by both enzymatic and genetic analyses...
  9. Park S, Ghai R, Martin Cuadrado A, Rodriguez Valera F, Jung M, Kim J, et al. Draft genome sequence of the sulfur-oxidizing bacterium "Candidatus Sulfurovum sediminum" AR, which belongs to the Epsilonproteobacteria. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:4128-9 pubmed publisher
    ..bacterium, "Candidatus Sulfurovum sediminum" strain AR, which belongs to the class Epsilonproteobacteria and dominated an enrichment culture from a marine sediment collected off Svalbard, within the Arctic ..
  10. Grote J, Schott T, Bruckner C, Glöckner F, Jost G, Teeling H, et al. Genome and physiology of a model Epsilonproteobacterium responsible for sulfide detoxification in marine oxygen depletion zones. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:506-10 pubmed publisher
    ..The number of genes involved in signal transduction and metabolic pathways exceeds those of other Epsilonproteobacteria. Oxygen tolerance and environmental-sensing systems combined with chemotactic responses enable this ..
  11. Engel A, Lee N, Porter M, Stern L, Bennett P, Wagner M. Filamentous "Epsilonproteobacteria" dominate microbial mats from sulfidic cave springs. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:5503-11 pubmed
    ..The majority of the obtained 16S rRNA gene clones from the mats were affiliated with the "Epsilonproteobacteria" and formed two distinct clusters, designated LKC group I and LKC group II, within this class...
  12. Takai K, Hirayama H, Nakagawa T, Suzuki Y, Nealson K, Horikoshi K. Lebetimonas acidiphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic, acidophilic, hydrogen-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph within the 'Epsilonproteobacteria', isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal fumarole in the Mariana Arc. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2005;55:183-9 pubmed
    ..It is, therefore, proposed that strain Pd55T (=JCM 12420T=DSM 16356T) represents the type strain of a novel species in a new genus, Lebetimonas acidiphila gen. nov., sp. nov...
  13. Jervis A, Langdon R, Hitchen P, Lawson A, Wood A, Fothergill J, et al. Characterization of N-linked protein glycosylation in Helicobacter pullorum. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:5228-36 pubmed publisher
    ..have revealed that pglB orthologues are present in a subset of species from the Deltaproteobacteria and Epsilonproteobacteria, including three Helicobacter species: H. pullorum, H. canadensis, and H. winghamensis. In contrast to C...
  14. Campbell B, Cary S. Abundance of reverse tricarboxylic acid cycle genes in free-living microorganisms at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004;70:6282-9 pubmed
    ..Therefore, the reverse tricarboxylic acid cycle may be a major autotrophic pathway in these environments and significantly contribute to global autotrophic processes...
  15. Hubert C, Oldenburg T, Fustic M, Gray N, Larter S, Penn K, et al. Massive dominance of Epsilonproteobacteria in formation waters from a Canadian oil sands reservoir containing severely biodegraded oil. Environ Microbiol. 2012;14:387-404 pubmed publisher
    ..libraries generated with different primer pairs, >?99% and 100% of the sequences were affiliated with Epsilonproteobacteria (n?=?382 and 72 total clones respectively)...
  16. Glaubitz S, Lueders T, Abraham W, Jost G, Jürgens K, Labrenz M. 13C-isotope analyses reveal that chemolithoautotrophic Gamma- and Epsilonproteobacteria feed a microbial food web in a pelagic redoxcline of the central Baltic Sea. Environ Microbiol. 2009;11:326-37 pubmed publisher
    ..RNA-SIP analyses revealed that two different Gammaproteobacteria and three closely related Epsilonproteobacteria of the Sulfurimonas cluster were active dark CO(2)-fixing microorganisms, with a time-dependent community ..
  17. Corre E, Reysenbach A, Prieur D. Epsilon-proteobacterial diversity from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2001;205:329-35 pubmed
    ..This report further expands the growing evidence that epsilon-Proteobacteria are important members in biogeochemical cycling at deep-sea hydrothermal ecosystems, participating as epibionts and free living bacteria...
  18. Campbell B, Smith J, Hanson T, Klotz M, Stein L, Lee C, et al. Adaptations to submarine hydrothermal environments exemplified by the genome of Nautilia profundicola. PLoS Genet. 2009;5:e1000362 pubmed publisher
  19. Suzuki Y, Kojima S, Sasaki T, Suzuki M, Utsumi T, Watanabe H, et al. Host-symbiont relationships in hydrothermal vent gastropods of the genus Alviniconcha from the Southwest Pacific. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:1388-93 pubmed
    ..The results from the present study also suggest the possibility that Alviniconcha sp. types 1 and 2 separately inhabit hydrothermal vent sites approximately 120 m apart in the North Fiji Basin and 500 m apart in the Manus Basin...
  20. Glaubitz S, Labrenz M, Jost G, Jürgens K. Diversity of active chemolithoautotrophic prokaryotes in the sulfidic zone of a Black Sea pelagic redoxcline as determined by rRNA-based stable isotope probing. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2010;74:32-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Although Epsilonproteobacteria have been identified as an important chemoautotrophic group in these environments, detailed species-level ..
  21. Kodama Y, Watanabe K. Isolation and characterization of a sulfur-oxidizing chemolithotroph growing on crude oil under anaerobic conditions. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:107-12 pubmed
    ..Based on its physiology, ecological interactions with other members of the groundwater community are discussed...
  22. Hügler M, Wirsen C, Fuchs G, Taylor C, Sievert S. Evidence for autotrophic CO2 fixation via the reductive tricarboxylic acid cycle by members of the epsilon subdivision of proteobacteria. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:3020-7 pubmed
  23. López García P, Duperron S, Philippot P, Foriel J, Susini J, Moreira D. Bacterial diversity in hydrothermal sediment and epsilonproteobacterial dominance in experimental microcolonizers at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Environ Microbiol. 2003;5:961-76 pubmed
    ..Compared to this broad taxonomic coverage, microcolonizers were almost exclusively colonized by epsilonproteobacteria, although these exhibited considerable morphological and phylogenetic in-group diversity...
  24. Petersen J, Ramette A, Lott C, Cambon Bonavita M, Zbinden M, Dubilier N. Dual symbiosis of the vent shrimp Rimicaris exoculata with filamentous gamma- and epsilonproteobacteria at four Mid-Atlantic Ridge hydrothermal vent fields. Environ Microbiol. 2010;12:2204-18 pubmed publisher
    ..exoculata lives in symbiosis with two types of filamentous epibionts. One belongs to the Epsilonproteobacteria, and was previously identified as the dominant symbiont of R. exoculata...
  25. Yamamoto M, Nakagawa S, Shimamura S, Takai K, Horikoshi K. Molecular characterization of inorganic sulfur-compound metabolism in the deep-sea epsilonproteobacterium Sulfurovum sp. NBC37-1. Environ Microbiol. 2010;12:1144-53 pubmed publisher
    The molecular components involved in energy metabolism of deep-sea Epsilonproteobacteria were characterized in the mesophilic hydrogen- and sulfur-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph Sulfurovum sp. NBC37-1...
  26. Dahle H, Roalkvam I, Thorseth I, Pedersen R, Steen I. The versatile in situ gene expression of an Epsilonproteobacteria-dominated biofilm from a hydrothermal chimney. Environ Microbiol Rep. 2013;5:282-90 pubmed publisher
    The Epsilonproteobacteria, including members of the genus Sulfurovum, are regarded as important primary producers in hydrothermal systems. However, their in situ gene expression in this habitat has so far not been investigated...
  27. Macalady J, Dattagupta S, Schaperdoth I, Jones D, Druschel G, Eastman D. Niche differentiation among sulfur-oxidizing bacterial populations in cave waters. ISME J. 2008;2:590-601 pubmed publisher
    ..97; P<0.0001). Filamentous epsilonproteobacteria dominated at high sulfide to oxygen ratios (>150), whereas Thiothrix dominated at low ratios (<75)...
  28. Grote J, Labrenz M, Pfeiffer B, Jost G, Jürgens K. Quantitative distributions of Epsilonproteobacteria and a Sulfurimonas subgroup in pelagic redoxclines of the central Baltic Sea. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:7155-61 pubmed
    Members of the class Epsilonproteobacteria are known to be of major importance in biogeochemical processes at oxic-anoxic interfaces...
  29. Alain K, Zbinden M, Le Bris N, Lesongeur F, Querellou J, Gaill F, et al. Early steps in microbial colonization processes at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Environ Microbiol. 2004;6:227-41 pubmed
  30. Kodama Y, Ha L, Watanabe K. Sulfurospirillum cavolei sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic sulfur-reducing bacterium isolated from an underground crude oil storage cavity. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:827-31 pubmed
    ..rRNA gene sequence phylogeny, strain Phe91(T) was affiliated with the genus Sulfurospirillum in the class Epsilonproteobacteria and was most closely related to Sulfurospirillum deleyianum (sequence similarity 97 %)...
  31. Takai K, Nealson K, Horikoshi K. Hydrogenimonas thermophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic, hydrogen-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph within the epsilon-Proteobacteria, isolated from a black smoker in a Central Indian Ridge hydrothermal field. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:25-32 pubmed
    ..nov., sp. nov. is proposed, with strain EP1-55-1%T (=JCM 11971T=ATCC BAA-737T) as the type strain...
  32. Inagaki F, Takai K, Kobayashi H, Nealson K, Horikoshi K. Sulfurimonas autotrophica gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel sulfur-oxidizing epsilon-proteobacterium isolated from hydrothermal sediments in the Mid-Okinawa Trough. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2003;53:1801-5 pubmed
    ..On the basis of its physiological and molecular characteristics, strain OK10(T) (=ATCC BAA-671(T)=JCM 11897(T)) represents the sole species of a new genus, Sulfurimonas, for which the name Sulfurimonas autotrophica is proposed...
  33. Takai K, Suzuki M, Nakagawa S, Miyazaki M, Suzuki Y, Inagaki F, et al. Sulfurimonas paralvinellae sp. nov., a novel mesophilic, hydrogen- and sulfur-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph within the Epsilonproteobacteria isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent polychaete nest, reclassification of Thiomicrospira denitrificans . Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2006;56:1725-33 pubmed
    ..nov. (type strain DSM 1251(T)=ATCC 33889(T)). In addition, an emended description of the genus Sulfurimonas is proposed...
  34. Suzuki Y, Sasaki T, Suzuki M, Nogi Y, Miwa T, Takai K, et al. Novel chemoautotrophic endosymbiosis between a member of the Epsilonproteobacteria and the hydrothermal-vent gastropod Alviniconcha aff. hessleri (Gastropoda: Provannidae) from the Indian Ocean. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:5440-50 pubmed
  35. Howitt M, Lee J, Lertsethtakarn P, Vogelmann R, Joubert L, Ottemann K, et al. ChePep controls Helicobacter pylori Infection of the gastric glands and chemotaxis in the Epsilonproteobacteria. MBio. 2011;2: pubmed publisher
    ..The chePep gene is unique to the Epsilonproteobacteria but is found throughout this diverse group...
  36. Hügler M, Petersen J, Dubilier N, Imhoff J, Sievert S. Pathways of carbon and energy metabolism of the epibiotic community associated with the deep-sea hydrothermal vent shrimp Rimicaris exoculata. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e16018 pubmed publisher
    ..In its enlarged gill chamber it harbors a specialized epibiotic bacterial community for which a nutritional role has been proposed...
  37. Kodama Y, Watanabe K. Sulfuricurvum kujiense gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic, chemolithoautotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium isolated from an underground crude-oil storage cavity. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:2297-300 pubmed
    ..on the 16S rRNA gene sequence, showed that its closest relative was Thiomicrospira denitrificans in the 'Epsilonproteobacteria', albeit with low homology (90 %)...
  38. Voordeckers J, Starovoytov V, Vetriani C. Caminibacter mediatlanticus sp. nov., a thermophilic, chemolithoautotrophic, nitrate-ammonifying bacterium isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2005;55:773-9 pubmed
    ..nov. The type strain is TB-2(T) (=DSM 16658(T)=JCM 12641(T))...
  39. Kato S, Takano Y, Kakegawa T, Oba H, Inoue K, Kobayashi C, et al. Biogeography and biodiversity in sulfide structures of active and inactive vents at deep-sea hydrothermal fields of the Southern Mariana Trough. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:2968-79 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite the differences in the geological settings among the sampling points, phylotypes related to the Epsilonproteobacteria and cultured hyperthermophilic archaea were abundant in the libraries from the samples of active vents...
  40. Campbell B, Engel A, Porter M, Takai K. The versatile epsilon-proteobacteria: key players in sulphidic habitats. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2006;4:458-68 pubmed
    ..These integrated perspectives provide a framework for future culture- and genomic-based studies...
  41. Kern M, Simon J. Electron transport chains and bioenergetics of respiratory nitrogen metabolism in Wolinella succinogenes and other Epsilonproteobacteria. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2009;1787:646-56 pubmed publisher
    Recent phylogenetic analyses have established that the Epsilonproteobacteria form a globally ubiquitous group of ecologically significant organisms that comprises a diverse range of free-living bacteria as well as host-associated ..
  42. Takai K, Inagaki F, Nakagawa S, Hirayama H, Nunoura T, Sako Y, et al. Isolation and phylogenetic diversity of members of previously uncultivated epsilon-Proteobacteria in deep-sea hydrothermal fields. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2003;218:167-74 pubmed
    ..The successful cultivation will enable the subsequent characterization of physiological properties and ecological impacts of a diversity of epsilon-Proteobacteria in the deep-sea hydrothermal environments...
  43. Nakagawa S, Takaki Y, Shimamura S, Reysenbach A, Takai K, Horikoshi K. Deep-sea vent epsilon-proteobacterial genomes provide insights into emergence of pathogens. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:12146-50 pubmed
    ..Our comparative genomic analysis suggests that there are previously unrecognized evolutionary links between important human/animal pathogens and their nonpathogenic, symbiotic, chemolithoautotrophic deep-sea relatives...
  44. Huber J, Mark Welch D, Morrison H, Huse S, Neal P, Butterfield D, et al. Microbial population structures in the deep marine biosphere. Science. 2007;318:97-100 pubmed
  45. Guri M, Durand L, Cueff Gauchard V, Zbinden M, Crassous P, Shillito B, et al. Acquisition of epibiotic bacteria along the life cycle of the hydrothermal shrimp Rimicaris exoculata. ISME J. 2012;6:597-609 pubmed publisher
    ..dominated by the Gammaproteobacteria) and later stages (juvenile/adult libraries dominated by the Epsilonproteobacteria)...
  46. Luijten M, de Weert J, Smidt H, Boschker H, de Vos W, Schraa G, et al. Description of Sulfurospirillum halorespirans sp. nov., an anaerobic, tetrachloroethene-respiring bacterium, and transfer of Dehalospirillum multivorans to the genus Sulfurospirillum as Sulfurospirillum multivorans comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2003;53:787-93 pubmed
    ..nov. Furthermore, on the basis of all available data, a related organism, Dehalospirillum multivorans DSM 12446(T), is reclassified to the genus Sulfurospirillum as Sulfurospirillum multivorans comb. nov...
  47. Bruckner C, Mammitzsch K, Jost G, Wendt J, Labrenz M, Jürgens K. Chemolithoautotrophic denitrification of epsilonproteobacteria in marine pelagic redox gradients. Environ Microbiol. 2013;15:1505-13 pubmed publisher
    ..These redox gradients harbour a distinct assemblage of epsilonproteobacteria capable of fixing carbon dioxide autotrophically in the dark and potentially of utilizing hydrogen sulfide ..
  48. Engberg J, On S, Harrington C, Gerner Smidt P. Prevalence of Campylobacter, Arcobacter, Helicobacter, and Sutterella spp. in human fecal samples as estimated by a reevaluation of isolation methods for Campylobacters. J Clin Microbiol. 2000;38:286-91 pubmed
    ..Further investigations to establish the role of C. concisus and S. wadsworthensis in enteric disease is needed. We conclude that a range of campylobacteria may cause infections in Denmark...
  49. Moussard H, Corre E, Cambon Bonavita M, Fouquet Y, Jeanthon C. Novel uncultured Epsilonproteobacteria dominate a filamentous sulphur mat from the 13 degrees N hydrothermal vent field, East Pacific Rise. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2006;58:449-63 pubmed
    ..surveys based on 16S rRNA gene and aclB genes placed all the environmental clone sequences within the Epsilonproteobacteria. Although few 16S rRNA gene sequences were affiliated with that of cultured organisms, the majority was ..
  50. Hubert C, Voordouw G. Oil field souring control by nitrate-reducing Sulfurospirillum spp. that outcompete sulfate-reducing bacteria for organic electron donors. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:2644-52 pubmed
    ..strain Lac3, Lac6, or Lac15 and Sulfurospirillum sp. strain KW indicated its hNRB activity and ability to produce inhibitory concentrations of nitrite to be key factors for it to successfully outcompete oil field SRB...
  51. Hügler M, Gartner A, Imhoff J. Functional genes as markers for sulfur cycling and CO2 fixation in microbial communities of hydrothermal vents of the Logatchev field. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2010;73:526-37 pubmed publisher
    ..One important component of the community, the Epsilonproteobacteria, has the potential to grow chemoautotrophically by means of the reductive tricarboxylic acid cycle and to ..
  52. Nakagawa S, Takai K, Inagaki F, Hirayama H, Nunoura T, Horikoshi K, et al. Distribution, phylogenetic diversity and physiological characteristics of epsilon-Proteobacteria in a deep-sea hydrothermal field. Environ Microbiol. 2005;7:1619-32 pubmed
    ..These results provide new insight into the ecophysiological characteristics of the deep-sea hydrothermal vent epsilon-Proteobacteria, which has never been assessed by comparative analysis of the 16S rRNA genes...
  53. Sievert S, Scott K, Klotz M, Chain P, Hauser L, Hemp J, et al. Genome of the epsilonproteobacterial chemolithoautotroph Sulfurimonas denitrificans. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:1145-56 pubmed
    Sulfur-oxidizing epsilonproteobacteria are common in a variety of sulfidogenic environments...