acetobacterium

Summary

Summary: A genus of gram-negative bacteria in the family Eubacteriaceae. Species are homoacetogenic, having the ability to use CARBON DIOXIDE as an electron sink, and to reduce it producing acetate as a typical fermentation product.

Top Publications

  1. doi Genetic, immunological and biochemical evidence for a Rnf complex in the acetogen Acetobacterium woodii
    Eva Biegel
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 11:1438-43. 2009
  2. pmc Dissection of the caffeate respiratory chain in the acetogen Acetobacterium woodii: identification of an Rnf-type NADH dehydrogenase as a potential coupling site
    Frank Imkamp
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt Main, Max von Laue Str 9, 60438 Frankfurt, Germany
    J Bacteriol 189:8145-53. 2007
  3. doi The ins and outs of Na(+) bioenergetics in Acetobacterium woodii
    Silke Schmidt
    Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1787:691-6. 2009
  4. ncbi An intermediate step in the evolution of ATPases--the F1F0-ATPase from Acetobacterium woodii contains F-type and V-type rotor subunits and is capable of ATP synthesis
    Michael Fritz
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    FEBS J 274:3421-8. 2007
  5. pmc A caffeyl-coenzyme A synthetase initiates caffeate activation prior to caffeate reduction in the acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii
    Verena Hess
    Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt, 60438 Frankfurt, Germany
    J Bacteriol 193:971-8. 2011
  6. doi Discovery of a ferredoxin:NAD+-oxidoreductase (Rnf) in Acetobacterium woodii: a novel potential coupling site in acetogens
    Volker Muller
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1125:137-46. 2008
  7. ncbi Respiratory chain supercomplexes of mitochondria and bacteria
    Hermann Schagger
    Biochemie I, Zentrum der Biologischen Chemie, Universitatsklinikum Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, Haus 25B, D 60590 Frankfort on the Main, Germany
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1555:154-9. 2002
  8. pmc Chemiosmotic energy conservation with Na(+) as the coupling ion during hydrogen-dependent caffeate reduction by Acetobacterium woodii
    Frank Imkamp
    Lehrstuhl für Mikrobiologie der Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, D 80638 Munich, Germany
    J Bacteriol 184:1947-51. 2002
  9. doi Using electron balances and molecular techniques to assess trichoroethene-induced shifts to a dechlorinating microbial community
    Michal Ziv-El
    Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 5001, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 109:2230-9. 2012
  10. pmc Caffeate respiration in the acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii: a coenzyme A loop saves energy for caffeate activation
    Verena Hess
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:1942-7. 2013

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  1. doi Genetic, immunological and biochemical evidence for a Rnf complex in the acetogen Acetobacterium woodii
    Eva Biegel
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 11:1438-43. 2009
    ..Here, we report the presence of a rnf gene cluster rnfCDGEAB in Acetobacterium woodii that is speculated to encode a novel, energy-conserving ferredoxin:NAD(+)-oxidoreductase complex ..
  2. pmc Dissection of the caffeate respiratory chain in the acetogen Acetobacterium woodii: identification of an Rnf-type NADH dehydrogenase as a potential coupling site
    Frank Imkamp
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt Main, Max von Laue Str 9, 60438 Frankfurt, Germany
    J Bacteriol 189:8145-53. 2007
    The anaerobic acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii couples caffeate reduction with electrons derived from hydrogen to the synthesis of ATP by a chemiosmotic mechanism with sodium ions as coupling ions, a process referred to as ..
  3. doi The ins and outs of Na(+) bioenergetics in Acetobacterium woodii
    Silke Schmidt
    Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1787:691-6. 2009
    The acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii uses a transmembrane electrochemical sodium ion potential for bioenergetic reactions...
  4. ncbi An intermediate step in the evolution of ATPases--the F1F0-ATPase from Acetobacterium woodii contains F-type and V-type rotor subunits and is capable of ATP synthesis
    Michael Fritz
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    FEBS J 274:3421-8. 2007
    ..This is the first demonstration that an ATPase with a V(0)-F(0) hybrid motor is capable of ATP synthesis...
  5. pmc A caffeyl-coenzyme A synthetase initiates caffeate activation prior to caffeate reduction in the acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii
    Verena Hess
    Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt, 60438 Frankfurt, Germany
    J Bacteriol 193:971-8. 2011
    The anaerobic acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii couples the reduction of caffeate with electrons derived from hydrogen to the synthesis of ATP by a chemiosmotic mechanism using sodium ions as coupling ions, but the enzymes ..
  6. doi Discovery of a ferredoxin:NAD+-oxidoreductase (Rnf) in Acetobacterium woodii: a novel potential coupling site in acetogens
    Volker Muller
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1125:137-46. 2008
    ..Caffeate respiration in the model acetogen Acetobacterium woodii is coupled to energy conservation via a chemiosmotic mechanism, with Na(+) as coupling ion...
  7. ncbi Respiratory chain supercomplexes of mitochondria and bacteria
    Hermann Schagger
    Biochemie I, Zentrum der Biologischen Chemie, Universitatsklinikum Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, Haus 25B, D 60590 Frankfort on the Main, Germany
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1555:154-9. 2002
    ..A dimeric state of ATP synthase seems to be specific for mitochondria. Exclusively, monomeric ATP synthase was found in Acetobacterium woodii, in P. denitrificans, and in spinach chloroplasts.
  8. pmc Chemiosmotic energy conservation with Na(+) as the coupling ion during hydrogen-dependent caffeate reduction by Acetobacterium woodii
    Frank Imkamp
    Lehrstuhl für Mikrobiologie der Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, D 80638 Munich, Germany
    J Bacteriol 184:1947-51. 2002
    Cell suspensions of Acetobacterium woodii prepared from cultures grown on fructose plus caffeate catalyzed caffeate reduction with electrons derived from molecular hydrogen...
  9. doi Using electron balances and molecular techniques to assess trichoroethene-induced shifts to a dechlorinating microbial community
    Michal Ziv-El
    Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 5001, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 109:2230-9. 2012
    ..Pyrosequencing and qPCR showed suppression of the homoacetogenic genera Acetobacterium at the two highest pulsing rates, and it was corroborated by a decreased production of acetate from lactate ..
  10. pmc Caffeate respiration in the acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii: a coenzyme A loop saves energy for caffeate activation
    Verena Hess
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:1942-7. 2013
    The anaerobic acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii couples reduction of caffeate with electrons derived from molecular hydrogen to the synthesis of ATP by a chemiosmotic mechanism with sodium ions as coupling ions...
  11. pmc Quantitative fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis of microbial consortia from a biogenic gas field in Alaska's Cook Inlet basin
    Katherine S Dawson
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:3599-605. 2012
    ..The most-abundant bacterial groups are Firmicutes, notably of the Acetobacterium genus, and Cytophaga-Flexibacter-Bacteroides species (CFBs) affiliated with the order Bacteroidales...
  12. ncbi [Microbial degradation of 2, 2', 4, 4'-tetrabrominated diphenyl ether under anaerobic condition]
    Xiao Xia Lu
    Laboratory for Earth Surface Processes, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
    Huan Jing Ke Xue 33:1000-7. 2012
    ..assay was performed to compare the microbial community structure of various enrichments and it was found that Acetobacterium sp. had good correlation with the degradation of BDE-47...
  13. pmc An ancient pathway combining carbon dioxide fixation with the generation and utilization of a sodium ion gradient for ATP synthesis
    Anja Poehlein
    Göttingen Genomics Laboratory, Institute for Microbiology and Genetics, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e33439. 2012
    ..The anaerobic, acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii uses an ancient version of this pathway without cytochromes and quinones...
  14. pmc Characterization of an O-demethylase of Desulfitobacterium hafniense DCB-2
    Sandra Studenik
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Lehrstuhl für Angewandte und Ökologische Mikrobiologie, Jena, Germany
    J Bacteriol 194:3317-26. 2012
    ..I had 66% identity (80% similarity) to that of the vanillate-demethylating methyltransferase I (OdmB) of Acetobacterium dehalogenans...
  15. ncbi [Catalase and superoxide dismutase in the cells of strictly anaerobic microorganisms]
    A L Briukhanov
    Microbiology Department, Biological Faculty, Moscow State University, Vorob evy Gory, Moscow, 119899 Russia
    Mikrobiologiia 71:330-5. 2002
    ..High specific activities of SOD were found in Acetobacterium woodii and Acetobacterium wieringae. Most of the investigated clostridia and acetogens were catalase-negative...
  16. doi Long-term operation of microbial electrosynthesis systems improves acetate production by autotrophic microbiomes
    Christopher W Marshall
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Science Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:6023-9. 2013
    ..b>Acetobacterium spp. dominated the active microbial population on the cathodes. Also prevalent were Sulfurospirillum spp...
  17. ncbi Production of acetate from carbon dioxide in bioelectrochemical systems based on autotrophic mixed culture
    Min Su
    Key Laboratory of Environmental and Applied Microbiology, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu 610041, China, Environmental Microbiology Key Laboratory of Sichuan Province, Chengdu 610041, China
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 23:1140-6. 2013
    ..6% to 89.5%. The microbial population was dominated by relatives of Acetobacterium woodii when a methanogenic inhibitor was added to the BESs initially.
  18. ncbi [Relationships between the osmoadaptation strategy, amino acid composition of total cellular protein, and properties of certain enzymes of haloalkaliphilic bacteria]
    E N Detkova
    Mikrobiologiia 75:312-9. 2006
    ..36, 23.15, and 23.58 mol %, respectively) was lower than in N. acetigena but higher than in the freshwater Acetobacterium paludosum (20.77 mol %)...
  19. pmc Molecular characterization of a dechlorinating community resulting from in situ biostimulation in a trichloroethene-contaminated deep, fractured basalt aquifer and comparison to a derivative laboratory culture
    Tamzen W Macbeth
    Biotechnology Department, Idaho Nationa Ingineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:7329-41. 2004
    ..of the class Clostridia (57 of 93 clones), of which a phylotype most similar to that of the homoacetogen Acetobacterium sp. strain HAAP-1 was most abundant (32 of 93 clones)...
  20. doi Corrinoid activation by a RACE protein: studies on the interaction of the proteins involved
    Hai Dang Nguyen
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Lehrstuhl für Angewandte und Ökologische Mikrobiologie, Jena, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 345:31-8. 2013
    ..The interaction of the O-demethylase components of the acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium dehalogenans was studied by protein mobility on native PAGE, far-Western blot analysis and yeast two-hybrid ..
  21. pmc Carbon isotope fractionation of 11 acetogenic strains grown on H2 and CO2
    Martin B Blaser
    Department of Biogeochemistry, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:1787-94. 2013
    ..In Acetobacterium woodii the isotope fractionation factor (ε) for (13)C and (12)C has previously been reported to be ε = -58...
  22. pmc Microbial community succession during lactate amendment and electron acceptor limitation reveals a predominance of metal-reducing Pelosinus spp
    Jennifer J Mosher
    Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:2082-91. 2012
    ..Final communities were dominated by Pelosinus spp. and to a lesser degree, Acetobacterium spp., with low levels of other organisms, including methanogens...
  23. doi Sugar phosphorylation activity in ruminal acetogens
    W Jiang
    Laboratory of Synthetic Biology, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 47:843-6. 2012
    Acetogenic bacteria Acetitomaculum ruminis, Acetobacterium woodii, and Eubacterium limosum were compared for phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP) and ATP-dependent phosphorylation of glucose and 2-deoxy-glucose...
  24. pmc A bacterial electron-bifurcating hydrogenase
    Kai Schuchmann
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt Main, Max von Laue Strasse 9, 60438 Frankfurt, Germany
    J Biol Chem 287:31165-71. 2012
    ..The acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii uses an ancient version of the pathway that has only one site to generate the electrochemical ion ..
  25. pmc Isolation of Acetobacterium sp. strain AG, which reductively debrominates octa- and pentabrominated diphenyl ether technical mixtures
    Chang Ding
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:1110-7. 2013
    ..of culture G with octa-/penta-BDEs dissolved in n-nonane or trichloroethene (TCE) yielded two strains (Acetobacterium sp. strain AG and Dehalococcoides sp. strain DG) that retained debromination capabilities...
  26. ncbi Phylogenetic analysis of bacterial populations in an anaerobic microbial consortium capable of degrading saturation concentrations of tetrachloroethylene
    Philip C Dennis
    Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, 35 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 1A4, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 49:15-27. 2003
    ..gel electrophoresis, significant Bacteria were Dehalococcoides ethenogenes, Shewanella putrefaciens, and an Acetobacterium species...
  27. pmc Electrosynthesis of commodity chemicals by an autotrophic microbial community
    Christopher W Marshall
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Science Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:8412-20. 2012
    ..and a shifting Bacteria population. Acetobacterium spp. were the most abundant Bacteria on the cathode when acetogenesis dominated...
  28. doi Rapid enrichment of (homo)acetogenic consortia from animal feces using a high mass-transfer gas-lift reactor fed with syngas
    Shinyoung Park
    School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology GIST, 261 Cheomdan gwagiro, Buk Gu, Gwangju, 500 712, Republic of Korea
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 40:995-1003. 2013
    ..and 22) were highly similar to previously unknown (homo)acetogen, while cow-7 has shown 99 % similarity with Acetobacterium sp. as acetogens...
  29. pmc An electron-bifurcating caffeyl-CoA reductase
    Johannes Bertsch
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, 60438 Frankfurt, Germany
    J Biol Chem 288:11304-11. 2013
    ..bioenergetic coupling site, a sodium-motive ferredoxin:NAD(+) oxidoreductase (Rnf) in the acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii...
  30. ncbi [Acidification and its effect on the population distributions of microorganisms in an anaerobic baffled reactor]
    Ran Liu
    Section of Urban Water Environmental Research, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, Beijing 100012, China
    Huan Jing Ke Xue 31:1554-60. 2010
    ..5%, the homoacetogenic bacteria Acetobacterium species E. limosum reduces by 60.0%, and methanomicrobium Methanomicrobiales reduces by 54.3%...
  31. pmc Clostridium ljungdahlii represents a microbial production platform based on syngas
    Michael Köpke
    Institut für Mikrobiologie und Biotechnologie, Universitat Ulm, 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:13087-92. 2010
    ..Unlike other organisms such as Moorella thermoacetica or Acetobacterium woodii, neither cytochromes nor sodium ions are involved in energy generation...
  32. doi Waste activated sludge fermentation for hydrogen production enhanced by anaerobic process improvement and acetobacteria inhibition: the role of fermentation pH
    Yuxiao Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resources Reuse, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China
    Environ Sci Technol 44:3317-23. 2010
    ....
  33. doi Biomass-derived syngas fermentation into biofuels: Opportunities and challenges
    Pradeep Chaminda Munasinghe
    Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawai i at Manoa, Agricultural Science Building 218, 1955 East West Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    Bioresour Technol 101:5013-22. 2010
    ..in brief) into biofuels by microbial catalysts (such as Clostridium ljungdahlii, Clostridium autoethanogenum, Acetobacterium woodii, Clostridium carboxidivorans and Peptostreptococcus productus) has gained considerable attention as a ..
  34. doi Spatial heterogeneity of dechlorinating bacteria and limiting factors for in situ trichloroethene dechlorination revealed by analyses of sediment cores from a polluted field site
    Kerstin Dowideit
    Institut für Biodiversität, vTI Bundesforschungsinstitut für Ländliche Räume, Wald und Fischerei, Braunschweig, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 71:444-59. 2010
    ..Complete reductive TCE dechlorination correlated with the presence of Dehalococcoides, accompanied by Acetobacterium and a relative of Trichococcus pasteurii...
  35. doi Methanol as the primary methanogenic and acetogenic precursor in the cold Zoige wetland at Tibetan plateau
    Na Jiang
    Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Microb Ecol 60:206-13. 2010
    ..pasteurii was isolated, which showed the high conversion of methanol to acetate at 15 degrees C...
  36. doi Molecular monitoring of culturable bacteria from deep-sea sediment of the Nankai Trough, Leg 190 Ocean Drilling Program
    Laurent Toffin
    Institut Universitaire Europeen de la Mer, CNRS UMR, Plouzane, France
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 48:357-67. 2004
    ..and purification resulted in two isolates which were phylogenetically identified as members of the genera Acetobacterium and Marinilactibacillus...
  37. doi Reaction engineering analysis of hydrogenotrophic production of acetic acid by Acetobacterium woodii
    Martin Demler
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Garching, Germany
    Biotechnol Bioeng 108:470-4. 2011
    ..order to establish a process for the hydrogenotrophic production of acetic acid, the formation of acetate by Acetobacterium woodii was studied in a batch-operated stirred-tank bioreactor at different hydrogen partial pressures (pH₂) ..
  38. pmc Bacterial Na+-translocating ferredoxin:NAD+ oxidoreductase
    Eva Biegel
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt Main, 60438 Frankfurt, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18138-42. 2010
    The anaerobic acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii carries out a unique type of Na(+)-motive, anaerobic respiration with caffeate as electron acceptor, termed "caffeate respiration...
  39. doi Development and characterization of DehaloR^2, a novel anaerobic microbial consortium performing rapid dechlorination of TCE to ethene
    Michal Ziv-El
    Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, PO Box 875001, Tempe, AZ 85287 5001, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 92:1063-71. 2011
    ..the Proteobacterial phylum in the sediment to Firmicutes and Chloroflexi in DehaloR^2, containing the genera Acetobacterium, Clostridium, and the dechlorinators Dehalococcoides...
  40. doi The role of homoacetogenic bacteria as efficient hydrogen scavengers in microbial electrochemical cells (MXCs)
    Prathap Parameswaran
    Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 5701, USA
    Water Sci Technol 65:1-6. 2012
    ..predominated by Deltaproteobacteria (70% of total readouts) along with a fraction of the homoacetogenic genus, Acetobacterium (4% of total readouts), established by pyrosequencing targeting the V6 region of the 16S rRNA...
  41. doi Syntrophic interactions improve power production in formic acid fed MFCs operated with set anode potentials or fixed resistances
    Dan Sun
    State Key Laboratory of Urban Water Resource and Environment, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150090, PR China
    Biotechnol Bioeng 109:405-14. 2012
    ..15 V reactor, based on 16S rDNA clone libraries, was 58% Geobacter sulfurreducens and 17% Acetobacterium, with lower proportions of these genera found in the other two MFCs...
  42. ncbi Microbial communities associated with acetate-rich gas-petroleum reservoir surface facilities
    Satoru Shimizu
    Horonobe Research Institute for the Sub Surface Environment, Northern Advancement Center for Science and Technology, Hokkaido
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 75:1835-7. 2011
    ..Bacterial and archaeal 16S rRNA gene libraries constructed from these waters were dominated by Acetobacterium-, Methanofollis-, and Methanosarcina-related sequences...
  43. pmc Electrosynthesis of organic compounds from carbon dioxide is catalyzed by a diversity of acetogenic microorganisms
    Kelly P Nevin
    106B Morrill 4 North, University of Massachusetts, Microbiology, 639 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:2882-6. 2011
    ..The acetogen Acetobacterium woodii was unable to consume current...
  44. doi The ether-cleaving methyltransferase of the strict anaerobe Acetobacterium dehalogenans: analysis of the zinc-binding site
    Sandra Studenik
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie, Lehrstuhl für Angewandte und Ökologische Mikrobiologie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Jena, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 318:131-6. 2011
    ..Depending on the growth substrate, different O-demethylases are induced in Acetobacterium dehalogenans. A vanillate- and a veratrol-O-demethylase of this organism have been described earlier...
  45. pmc A Na+-translocating pyrophosphatase in the acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii
    Eva Biegel
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt Main, Max von Laue Strasse 9, 60438 Frankfurt, Germany
    J Biol Chem 286:6080-4. 2011
    The anaerobic acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii employs a novel type of Na(+)-motive anaerobic respiration, caffeate respiration...
  46. doi Biochemistry, evolution and physiological function of the Rnf complex, a novel ion-motive electron transport complex in prokaryotes
    Eva Biegel
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt Main, Frankfurt, Germany
    Cell Mol Life Sci 68:613-34. 2011
    ..The energetics of the complex and its biochemistry, as well as its evolution and cellular function in different microbes, is discussed...
  47. doi Ether cleaving methyltransferases of the strict anaerobe Acetobacterium dehalogenans: controlling the substrate spectrum by genetic engineering of the N-terminus
    Sandra Kreher
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie, Lehrstuhl für Angewandte und Ökologische Mikrobiologie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Philosophenweg 12, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 78:230-7. 2010
    ..b>Acetobacterium dehalogenans harbours different inducible O-demethylases with various substrate spectra...
  48. ncbi Respiratory chain supercomplexes
    H Schagger
    Zentrum der Biologischen Chemie, Universitatsklinikum Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    IUBMB Life 52:119-28. 2001
    ..Dimeric ATP synthase seems to be specific for mitochondrial OXPHOS systems. Monomeric complex V was found in Acetobacterium woodii and Paracoccus denitrificans.
  49. pmc Culturable prokaryotic diversity of deep, gas hydrate sediments: first use of a continuous high-pressure, anaerobic, enrichment and isolation system for subseafloor sediments (DeepIsoBUG)
    R John Parkes
    School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Cardiff University, Main Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, Wales, UK
    Environ Microbiol 11:3140-53. 2009
    ..sequences in enrichments were Carnobacterium, Clostridium, Marinilactibacillus and Pseudomonas, plus Acetobacterium and Bacteroidetes in Indian samples, largely independent of media and pressures...
  50. doi Microbial community structure in a biofilm anode fed with a fermentable substrate: the significance of hydrogen scavengers
    Prathap Parameswaran
    Center for Environmental Biotechnology, The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, AZ, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 105:69-78. 2010
    ..Both methods documented the presence of the homo-acetogenic genus, Acetobacterium, only with methanogenic inhibition...
  51. ncbi Inhibition of the Trichoderma reesei cellulases by cellobiose is strongly dependent on the nature of the substrate
    Marju Gruno
    Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Vanemuise 46 138, Tartu 51010, Estonia
    Biotechnol Bioeng 86:503-11. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi Anaerobic biodegradation of hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) by Acetobacterium malicum strain HAAP-1 isolated from a methanogenic mixed culture
    Neal R Adrian
    Engineer Research and Development Center, Army Corps of Engineers, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, P O Box 9005, 2902 Newmark Drive, Champaign, IL 61821 9005, USA
    Curr Microbiol 48:332-40. 2004
    ..2% and 99.1% sequence similarity to Acetobacterium malicum and A. wieringae, respectively...
  53. pmc Energy conservation in acetogenic bacteria
    Volker Muller
    Section of Microbiology, Department of Biology I, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6345-53. 2003
  54. ncbi Growth-substrate dependent dechlorination of 1,2-dichloroethane by a homoacetogenic bacterium
    Stefaan De Wildeman
    Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology, Faculty ofAgricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Biodegradation 14:241-7. 2003
    A rod shaped, gram positive, non sporulating Acetobacterium strain was isolated that dechlorinated 1,2dichloroethane (1,2-DCA) to ethene at a dechlorination rate of up to 2 nmol Cl- min(-1) mg(-1) of protein in the exponential growth ..
  55. pmc Diversity and abundance of bacteria in an underground oil-storage cavity
    Kazuya Watanabe
    Marine Biotechnology Institute, 3 75 1 Heita, Kamaishi City, Iwate 026 0001, Japan
    BMC Microbiol 2:23. 2002
    ....
  56. ncbi Reductive biodegradation of 1,2-dichloroethane by methanogenic granular sludge: perspectives for in situ remediation
    S De Wildeman
    Laboratory for Microbial Ecology and Technology LabMET, Faculty of Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Water Sci Technol 45:43-8. 2002
    ..16S rRNA of the isolated strain showed that the bacterium was closely related (99.7%) to Acetobacterium wieringae...
  57. ncbi Mechanism of anaerobic ether cleavage: conversion of 2-phenoxyethanol to phenol and acetaldehyde by Acetobacterium sp
    Giovanna Speranza
    Dipartimento di Chimica Organica e Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Milano, and Centro di Studio per le Sostanze Organiche Naturali, CNR, via Venezian 21, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    J Biol Chem 277:11684-90. 2002
    2-Phenoxyethanol is converted into phenol and acetate by a strictly anaerobic Gram-positive bacterium, Acetobacterium strain LuPhet1...
  58. ncbi The Na(+) cycle in Acetobacterium woodii: identification and characterization of a Na(+) translocating F(1)F(0)-ATPase with a mixed oligomer of 8 and 16 kDa proteolipids
    V Muller
    Lehrstuhl für Mikrobiologie der LMU München, Maria Ward Strasse 1a, 80638, Munich, Germany
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1505:108-20. 2001
    The homoacetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii relies on a sodium ion current across its cytoplasmic membrane for energy-dependent reactions...
  59. ncbi Acetobacterium tundrae sp nov, a new psychrophilic acetogenic bacterium from tundra soil
    M V Simankova
    Institute of Microbiology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
    Arch Microbiol 174:440-7. 2000
    ..Based upon 16S rDNA analysis and DNA-DNA reassociation studies, the organism was classified in the genus Acetobacterium as a new species, for which the name Acetobacterium tundrae sp. nov. is proposed...
  60. ncbi Growth kinetics of Acetobacterium sp. on methanol-formate in continuous culture
    A E Bainotti
    Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter, Hiroshima University, Japan
    J Appl Microbiol 88:191-201. 2000
    The fermentative metabolism of Acetobacterium sp. grown on methanol-formate in continuous culture is described. The reaction stoichiometry of methanol-formate, including cells, were as follows: CH3OH + 1.13HCOOH --> 0.87CH3COOH + 0...
  61. pmc Enhanced biotransformation of carbon tetrachloride by Acetobacterium woodii upon addition of hydroxocobalamin and fructose
    S A Hashsham
    Center for Microbial Ecology and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University, E Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:4537-42. 1999
    ..effect of hydroxocobalamin (OH-Cbl) on transformation of high concentrations of carbon tetrachloride (CT) by Acetobacterium woodii (ATCC 29683). Complete transformation of 470 microM (72 mg/liter [aqueous]) CT was achieved by A...
  62. ncbi Sequence of subunit a of the Na(+)-translocating F1F0-ATPase of Acetobacterium woodii: proposal for residues involved in Na+ binding
    S Rahlfs
    , Germany
    FEBS Lett 453:35-40. 1999
    ..of these residues, we have cloned and sequenced the gene encoding subunit a of the Na(+)-F1F0-ATPase of Acetobacterium woodii. This is the second sequence available now for this subunit from Na(+)-F1F0-ATPases...
  63. pmc Characterization of two subsurface H2-utilizing bacteria, Desulfomicrobium hypogeium sp. nov. and Acetobacterium psammolithicum sp. nov., and their ecological roles
    L R Krumholz
    Department of Botany and Microbiology and Institute for Energy and the Environment, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:2300-6. 1999
    ..nov. and Acetobacterium psammolithicum sp. nov...
  64. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships of the genera Acetobacterium and Eubacterium sensu stricto and reclassification of Eubacterium alactolyticum as Pseudoramibacter alactolyticus gen. nov., comb. nov
    A Willems
    Department of Microbiology, Reading Laboratory, United Kingdom
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 46:1083-7. 1996
    16S rRNA gene sequences of the type strains of the seven previously described Acetobacterium species were determined...
  65. ncbi The molecular structure of the Na(+)-translocating F1F0-ATPase of Acetobacterium woodii, as revealed by electron microscopy, resembles that of H(+)-translocating ATPases
    J Reidlinger
    , , Germany
    FEBS Lett 356:17-20. 1994
    The Na(+)-translocating F1F0-ATPase of Acetobacterium woodii was examined by electron microscopy. After reconstitution into proteoliposomes, knobs typical for the F1 domain were visible on the outside of the membrane...
  66. pmc Purification and characterization of acetoin:2,6-dichlorophenolindophenol oxidoreductase, dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase, and dihydrolipoamide acetyltransferase of the Pelobacter carbinolicus acetoin dehydrogenase enzyme system
    F B Oppermann
    Institut für Mikrobiologie der Georg August Universität, Gottingen, Federal Republic of Germany
    J Bacteriol 173:757-67. 1991
    ..carbinolicus, Pelobacter venetianus, Pelobacter acetylenicus, Pelobacter propionicus, Acetobacterium carbinolicum, and Clostridium magnum, the enzymes Ao:DCPIP OR, DHLTA, and DHLDH were induced during growth on ..
  67. ncbi Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) degradation by Acetobacterium paludosum
    Leslie A Sherburne
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa, Seamans Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Biodegradation 16:539-47. 2005
    ..Batch experiments with a homoacetogenic pure culture of Acetobacterium paludosum showed that anaerobic RDX degradation is the fastest when auxiliary growth substrates (yeast extract ..
  68. ncbi Veratrol-O-demethylase of Acetobacterium dehalogenans: ATP-dependent reduction of the corrinoid protein
    Anke Siebert
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie, FSU Jena, Lehrstuhl für Angewandte und Ökologische Mikrobiologie, Philosophenweg 12, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 183:378-84. 2005
    ..ADP, AMP, or GTP could not replace ATP in the activation reaction. The ATP analogue adenosine-5'-(beta,gamma-imido)triphosphate (AMP-PNP, 2-4 mM) completely inhibited the corrinoid reduction in the presence of ATP (2 mM)...
  69. doi Electricity generation from synthesis gas by microbial processes: CO fermentation and microbial fuel cell technology
    Daehee Kim
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Buk Gu, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
    Bioresour Technol 100:4527-30. 2009
    ..A CO fermenter was enriched with CO as the sole carbon source. The DGGE/DNA sequencing results showed that Acetobacterium spp. were enriched from the anaerobic digester fluid...
  70. pmc Characterization of a Dehalobacter coculture that dechlorinates 1,2-dichloroethane to ethene and identification of the putative reductive dehalogenase gene
    Ariel Grostern
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3E5, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:2684-93. 2009
    ..from this mixed culture in coculture with an Acetobacterium sp...
  71. doi Characterization by culture and molecular analysis of the microbial diversity of a deep subsurface gas storage aquifer
    Odile Basso
    Universite de Pau et des Pays de l Adour, IPREM, Environnement et Microbiologie, IBEAS, Pau, France
    Res Microbiol 160:107-16. 2009
    ..g. Desulfovibrio aespoeensis) and homoacetogens (e.g. Acetobacterium carbinolicum) suggested that CO(2) and H(2) are the main carbon and energy sources sustaining a nutrient-..
  72. pmc The ether-cleaving methyltransferase system of the strict anaerobe Acetobacterium dehalogenans: analysis and expression of the encoding genes
    Anke Schilhabel
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Lehrstuhl für Angewandte und Ökologische Mikrobiologie, Philosophenweg 12, 07743 Jena, Germany
    J Bacteriol 191:588-99. 2009
    ..methyltransferases I and II, CP, and activating enzyme [AE]) of the vanillate- and veratrol-O-demethylases of Acetobacterium dehalogenans were sequenced and analyzed. In A...
  73. ncbi Biological sulfate reduction using synthesis gas as energy and carbon source
    R T Van Houten
    Department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen Agricultural University, Biotechnion Bomenweg 2, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Biotechnol Bioeng 50:136-44. 1996
    ..7 mm at 5% CO to 2.1 mm at 20% CO. After addition of CO, a layered biomass structure developed. Acetobacterium sp. were mainly located at the outside of the aggregates, whereas Desulfovibrio sp...
  74. doi An intermediate step in the evolution of ATPases: a hybrid F(0)-V(0) rotor in a bacterial Na(+) F(1)F(0) ATP synthase
    Michael Fritz
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    FEBS J 275:1999-2007. 2008
    The Na(+) F(1)F(0) ATP synthase operon of the anaerobic, acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii is unique because it encodes two types of c subunits, two identical 8 kDa bacterial F(0)-like c subunits (c(2) and c(3)), with two ..
  75. doi Genera and species in acetic acid bacteria
    Yuzo Yamada
    BIOTEC Culture Collection BCC, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology BIOTEC, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
    Int J Food Microbiol 125:15-24. 2008
    ..The genus Gluconacetobacter was phylogenetically divided into two groups: the Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens group and the Gluconacetobacter xylinus group. The two groups were discussed taxonomically...
  76. ncbi Effect of solvents on obligately anaerobic bacteria
    Maria Fernanda Rodriguez Martinez
    School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester, P O Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK
    Anaerobe 14:55-60. 2008
    Growth of Acetobacterium woodii and Clostridium sporogenes was studied in the presence of water-immiscible solvents...
  77. ncbi Cold-active acetogenic bacteria from surficial sediments of perennially ice-covered Lake Fryxell, Antarctica
    W Matthew Sattley
    Department of Microbiology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 272:48-54. 2007
    ..acetogenic strains were isolated and found to be physiologically and phylogenetically related to Acetobacterium bakii and Acetobacterium tundrae...
  78. pmc Regulation of caffeate respiration in the acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii
    Sabrina Dilling
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Max von Laue Str 9, D 60438 Frankfurt, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:3630-6. 2007
    The anaerobic acetogenic bacterium Acetobacterium woodii can conserve energy by oxidation of various substrates coupled to either carbonate or caffeate respiration...
  79. pmc Influence of vitamin B12 and cocultures on the growth of Dehalococcoides isolates in defined medium
    Jianzhong He
    726 Davis Hall, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 1710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:2847-53. 2007
    ..025 mg/liter. In defined consortia containing strain 195 along with Desulfovibrio desulfuricans and/or Acetobacterium woodii and containing lactate as the electron donor, tetrachloroethene ( approximately 0...
  80. ncbi Microbial composition of chlorinated ethene-degrading cultures dominated by Dehalococcoides
    Melanie Duhamel
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 58:538-49. 2006
    ..methanogens Methanomethylovorans, Methanomicrobiales, Methanosaeta and Methanosarcina, the putative acetogens Acetobacterium, Spirochaetes, and Sporomusa, and the putative fermenters Bacteroidetes, Syntrophus, and Syntrophobacter...
  81. ncbi Mechanism of anaerobic degradation of triethanolamine by a homoacetogenic bacterium
    Giovanna Speranza
    Dipartimento di Chimica Organica e Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Milano, via Venezian 21, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 349:480-4. 2006
    Triethanolamine (TEA) is converted into acetate and ammonia by a strictly anaerobic, gram-positive Acetobacterium strain LuTria3...
  82. ncbi Low strength wastewater treatment under low temperature conditions by a novel sulfur redox action process
    T Yamaguchi
    Dept of Civil Engineering, Kure College of Technology, 2 2 11, Aga minami, Kure, Hiroshima, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 53:99-105. 2006
    ..b>Acetobacterium sp...
  83. ncbi ATP synthases with novel rotor subunits: new insights into structure, function and evolution of ATPases
    Volker Muller
    Molecular Microbiology and Bioenergetics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    J Bioenerg Biomembr 37:455-60. 2005
    ..group was found along with "normal" F(0) c subunits in the Na(+) F(1)F(0) ATP synthase of the bacterium Acetobacterium woodii...
  84. ncbi Characterization of the psychrotolerant acetogen strain SyrA5 and the emended description of the species Acetobacterium carbinolicum
    Maiken Paarup
    Department of Microbiology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, DK 8000, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 89:55-69. 2006
    ..16S rRNA gene sequence analysis and DNA-DNA reassociation studies, the organism was classified in the genus Acetobacterium. Strain SyrA5 shared a 16S rRNA sequence similarity with A...
  85. pmc Importance of tetrahydrofolate and ATP in the anaerobic O-demethylation reaction for phenylmethylethers
    M H Berman
    Department of Microbiology, New York University Medical Center, New York 10016
    Appl Environ Microbiol 58:925-31. 1992
    ..O-demethylation of phenylmethylethers in cell extracts of the type strain (ATCC 29683) of the homoacetogen Acetobacterium woodii...