Home List of Titles The 'Nostocoida limicola' story: resolving the phylogeny of this morphotype responsible for bulking in activated sludge
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- The 'Nostocoida limicola' story: resolving the phylogeny of this morphotype responsible for bulking in activated sludge
- Seviour, R. J.; Liu, J. R.; Seviour, E. M.; McKenzie, C. A.; Blackall, L. L.; Saint, C. P.
- On the basis of 16S rRNA sequence analyses of several isolates of "Nostocoida limicola" from activated sludge plants in Australia and other countries, it is clear that "N. limicola" I, II and III are not three morphological variants of a single bacterium but at least three phylogenetically different bacteria. Data show that "N. limicola" I are members of at least two genera in the low mol percent G+C Gram-positive bacteria, while some isolates of "N. limicola" II belong to the high mol percent G+C Gram positive bacteria, and "N. limicola" III is a member of the Planctomycetales. Design and application of 16S rRNA targeted probes for each to biomass samples suggests that their phylogeny is more diverse than pure culture studies would suggest.
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- Journal article
- Water Science and Technology: Proceedings of the 3rd International Specialialised Conference on Microorganisms in Activated Sludge and Biofilm Processes, Rome, Italy, 13-15 June 2001, Vol. 46, no. 1-2 (2002), pp. 105-110
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- Activated sludge; Australia; Bacteria microorganisms; Biomass; Bulking; Filamentous bacteria; Gram-positive bacteria; Nostocoida limicola; Phylogeny; Planctomycetales; Posibacteria; Prokaryota; Sewage sludge; Waste water management; Wastewater treatment plant
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