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Green Photosynthetic Bacteria

pp 189-200

Metabolism of Thiosulfate in Chlorobium

  • H. G. TrüperAffiliated withInstitut für Mikrobiologie, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms-Universität
  • , C. LorenzAffiliated withInstitut für Mikrobiologie, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms-Universität
  • , M. SchedetAffiliated withInstitut für Mikrobiologie, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms-Universität
  • , M. SteinmetzAffiliated withInstitut für Mikrobiologie, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms-Universität

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Abstract

Thirty-five years ago, Helge Larsen (1952) described the first isolation of a thiosutfate-utilizing Chlorobium which he named Chlorobium thiosulfatophilum. It differed from Chlorobium limicola (Nadson, 1906) just by this one property.