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Growth of desulfovibrio desulfuricans under heterotrophic and anaerobic conditions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  5929745     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Alico, Robert K. (St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, N.Y.), and Francis W. Liegey. Growth of Desulfovibrio desulfuricans, under heterotrophic and anaerobic conditions. J. Bacteriol. 91:1112-1114. 1966.-Growth of Desulfovibrio desulfuricans was investigated under heterotrophic and anaerobic conditions. For initial growth to occur, it was found that the E(h) or redox potential must be at least 0 mv. Some carbon sources were tested, and those which could be metabolized by D. desulfuricans were pyruvate, lactate, glycerol, glyceraldehyde, and ribose. Observations were also made on the sulfate used during growth. Various amounts of sulfate were added and depleted within 48 hr. This may be correlated with the decline in growth. As the terminal electron acceptor was exhausted the organisms could not respire, and, with the subsequent energy depletion, the population decreased.
Authors:
R K Alico; F W Liegey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  In Vitro; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of bacteriology     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0021-9193     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Bacteriol.     Publication Date:  1966 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1966-07-14     Completed Date:  1966-07-14     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985120R     Medline TA:  J Bacteriol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1112-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Desulfovibrio / growth & development*
Electron Transport
Glyceraldehyde / metabolism
Glycerol / metabolism
Lactates / metabolism
Oxidation-Reduction
Pyruvates / metabolism
Ribose / metabolism
Sulfates / metabolism
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Lactates; 0/Pyruvates; 0/Sulfates; 367-47-5/Glyceraldehyde; 50-69-1/Ribose; 56-81-5/Glycerol
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