Home List of Titles Towards understanding the taxonomy of some of the filamentous bacteria causing bulking and foaming in activated sludge plants
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- Towards understanding the taxonomy of some of the filamentous bacteria causing bulking and foaming in activated sludge plants
- Blackall, Linda L.; Seviour, Elizabeth M.; Bradford, Debbie; Stratton, Helen M.; Cunningham, Mitchell A.; Hugenholtz, Philip; Seviour, Robert J.
- Several filamentous bacteria obtained in pure culture from activated sludge plants were characterised using their 16S rDNA sequences to determine their phylogenetic relationship to other bacteria. 'Microthrix parvicella' was shown to be an unusual actinomycete, while the Gram negative bacteria Type 0092, Type 0411 and Type 1863 all belong to the Flexibacter-Cytophaga-Bacteroides phylum, and Type 0803 is a member of the beta subclass of the Proteobacteria. The practical value of obtaining this information is discussed.
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- Water Science and Technology: incorporating Proceedings of the 18th Biennial Conference of the International Association on Water Quality, Singapore, 23-28 June 1996 / D. Ballay, T. Asano, R. Bhamidimarri, K.K. Chin, W.O.K. Grabow, E.R. Hall, S. Ohgaki, D. Orhon, A. Milburn, C.D. Purdon and P.T. Nagle (eds.), Vol. 34, no. 5-6 (1996), pp. 137-144
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- 16S rDNA; Actinobacteria; Activated sludge; Bacteroides phylum; Candidatus microthrix parvicella; Cytophaga; Filamentous bacteria; Flexibacter; Microthrix parvicella; Negibacteria; Phylogeny; Proteobacteria; Uncultured actinomycete; Waste water treatment plant
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