Sulfurovum lithotrophicum

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Sulfurovum lithotrophicum
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S. lithotrophicum
Binomial name
Sulfurovum lithotrophicum
Inagaki et al. 2004

Sulfurovum lithotrophicum is a species of bacteria, the type species of its genus. It is a sulfur-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph within the ε-Proteobacteria isolated from Okinawa Trough hydrothermal sediments. It is mesophilic and also oxidises thiosulfate. It is a Gram-negative, non-motile and coccoid to oval-shaped bacterium. The type strain is 42BKTT (=ATCC BAA-797T =JCM 12117T).[1]

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  1. ^ Inagaki, F. (2004). "Sulfurovum lithotrophicum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel sulfur-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph within the -Proteobacteria isolated from Okinawa Trough hydrothermal sediments". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 54 (5): 1477–1482. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.03042-0. ISSN 1466-5026. PMID 15388698.

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