thiobacillus


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thiobacillus

(ˌθaɪəʊbəˈsɪləs)
n, pl -li (-laɪ)
(Biology) a rod-shaped bacterium in the genus Thiobacillus that oxidizes sulphur and is found living in sewage, water, and soil
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Noun1.thiobacillus - small rod-shaped bacteria living in sewage or soil and oxidizing sulfur
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Thiobacillus - a genus of bacteria
sulfur bacteria, sulphur bacteria, thiobacteria - any bacterium of the genus Thiobacillus
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It is possible that the higher content of [S.sup.0] in the urea+[S.sub.A] could be inhibiting the Thiobacillus spp.
Kooki, "Hydrogen sulfide removal performance of a bio-trickling filter employing Thiobacillus thiparus immobilized on polyurethane foam under various starvation regimes," Biotechnol.
(2.) Shaikh Shafikh and Avinash Ade Thiobacillus ferrooxidans: contribution of cells for metal extraction.
Heterotrophic denitrifiers are common among the gramnegative bacteria such as Pseudomonas, Alcaligenes, Paracoccus, and Thiobacillus.
Lawson, Kinetics of the Liquid-Phase Oxidation of Acid Ferrous Sulfate by the Bacterium Thiobacillus Ferrooxidans, Biotechnol.
El biotapete de "Bano Nuevo", blanco-grisaceo, esta formado por bacterias incoloras del azufre (Thiobacillus, Thiobacterium, Beggiatoa, Thiothrix), mientras que los tapetes del "Bano Arabe" son complejos y presentan bacterias fototrofas verdes (Chloroflexus, Oscillochloris y Chlorobium), cianobacterias (Anabaena), diatomeas, bacterias quimiolitotrofas (Thiovulum, Achromatium), bacterias fototrofas purpuras (Rhodomicrobium y Rhodopseudomonas) y bacterias sulfato reductoras (Mosso MA, et al, 2002).
Keywords: oil shale demineralization, bioleaching, shale oil yield, Bacillus mucilaginosus, Thiobacillus ferrooxidans.
Beller, "Anaerobic, nitrate-dependent oxidation of U(IV) oxide minerals by the chemolithoautotrophic bacterium Thiobacillus denitrificans," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Three different groups of bacteria such as hydrocarbon-degrading and biofilm-producing microorganisms (Azoarcus, Leptothrix, Acidovorax, Thauera, Pseudomonas, etc.), [Fe.sup.2+]- and [Mn.sup.2+]-oxidizing bacteria (Thiobacillus, Sideroxydans, Gallionella, Rhodopseudomonas, etc.), and [Fe.sup.3+]- and [Mn.sup.4+]-respiring bacteria (Rhodoferax, Geobacter, Magnetospirillum, Sulfurimonas, etc.) were detected by Benedek et al.
In municipal WWTPs, mostly the dominating group (e.g., genera Burkholderia, Sphaerotilus, Alcaligenes, Thiobacillus, and Nitrosomonas) [beta]1-group of the Group consisting of 76 Betaproteobacteria floc forming (n.d.) (amount of filamentous bacteria and S.