Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp 101–111

Isolation and characterization of some new oxalate-decomposing bacteria

  • T. S. Chandra
  • Y. I. Shethna

DOI: 10.1007/BF02565041

Cite this article as:
Chandra, T.S. & Shethna, Y.I. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1975) 41: 101. doi:10.1007/BF02565041


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.

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© H. Veenman & Zonen B.V. Publishers 1975

Authors and Affiliations

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

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