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- Qiu, Yan-Ling, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Applied and environmental microbiology 2008 v.74 no.7 pp. 2051-2058
- acetates; bacteria; benzoates; clones; coculture; delta-Proteobacteria; ecosystems; gene banks; methane; new family; nucleotide sequences; p-cresol; phenol; ribosomal RNA; sequence analysis
- ... Phenol degradation under methanogenic conditions has long been studied, but the anaerobes responsible for the degradation reaction are still largely unknown. An anaerobe, designated strain UIT, was isolated in a pure syntrophic culture. This isolate is the first tangible, obligately anaerobic, syntrophic substrate-degrading organism capable of oxidizing phenol in association with an H₂-scavenging ...