The purine-utilizing bacterium Clostridium acidurici 9a: a genome-guided metabolic reconsideration.

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Hartwich, Katrin; Poehlein, Anja; Daniel, Rolf;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 7,issue 12 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051662, pmc: PMC3519856
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Microbial Metabolism | Bacterial Physiology | Microbiology | Functional Genomics | Genome Expression Analysis | Medicine | Purine-Utilizing; Bacterium; Clostridium acidurici 9a; Metabolic Reconsideration | Comparative Genomics | Q | Bacteriology | Bacterial Biochemistry | R | Microbial Physiology | Science | Genomics | Genome Sequencing

Clostridium acidurici is an anaerobic, homoacetogenic bacterium, which is able to use purines such as uric acid as sole carbon, nitrogen, and energy source. Together with the two other known purinolytic clostridia C. cylindrosporum and C. purinilyticum, C. aciduri... View more
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