Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp 101–111 | Cite as

Isolation and characterization of some new oxalate-decomposing bacteria

  • T. S. Chandra
  • Y. I. Shethna


Forty-one cultures degrading and assimilating oxalate were isolated from chicken dung. Characterization indicated six different types. One of these belonged to the genusAlcaligenes hitherto never reported to degrade oxalate. Three groups ofPseudomonas strains differed physiologically from strains already known.


Oxalate Sodium Hypophosphite Oxalate Formate Difco Yeast Extract Oxalate Medium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. S. Chandra
    • 1
  • Y. I. Shethna
    • 1
  1. 1.Microbiology and Pharmacology LaboratoryIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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