Archives of Microbiology

, Volume 95, Issue 1, pp 29–37 | Cite as

The cytochromes of some hydrogen bacteria

  • Ulrich Bernard
  • Irmelin Probst
  • Hans G. Schlegel


Eight strains of hydrogen bacteria belonging to the generaHydrogenomonas, Pseudomonas, Nocardia, and to coryneform bacteria have been analyzed with respect to the cytochrome patterns. All strains containedcytochromes a,b,c ando. Quantitative and qualitative differences reflect the taxonomic heterogeneity of the group. Only in strain11/x the growth conditions (auto- or heterotrophic) resulted in a qualitative difference of cytochrome content.


Difference Spectrum Dithionite Nocardia Coryneform Bacterium Organism Culture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Bernard
    • 1
    • 2
  • Irmelin Probst
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hans G. Schlegel
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Mikrobiologie der Universität GöttingenGöttingenFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Institut für Mikrobiologie der Gesellschaft für Strahlen- und Umweltforschung mbH, München, in GöttingenGöttingenFederal Republic of Germany

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