Anaerobic oxidation of fatty acids by Clostridium bryantii sp. nov. : a sporeforming, obligately syntrophic bacterium

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Stieb, Marion; Schink, Bernhard;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1007/BF00446983
  • Subject: Clostridium bryantii sp. nov. species description | Fatty acid degradation | Anaerobic fermentation | Obligate syntrophy | Methanogenesis
    • ddc: ddc:570

From marine and freshwater mud samples strictly anaerobic, Gram-positive, sporeforming bacteria were isolated which oxidized fatty acids in obligately syntrophic association with H2-utilizing bacteria. Even-numbered fatty acids with up to 10 carbon atoms were degraded t... View more
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