It is an anaerobic organism but is aerotolerant
, even expressing the ability to employ oxidative phosphorylation for energy conservation.
These cells become aerotolerant
cells, as they make energy without oxygen, and unlike obligate anaerobes, they are not poisoned by oxygen.
Anaerobic actinomycetes are fastidious and aerotolerant
species that grow slowly on rich media and provide pinpoint colonies after a 1-week culture period; they are also difficult to identify by using phenotypic methods.
Biochemical screening indicates that this isolate represents a novel organism distinct from previously described aerotolerant
species of the genus Clostridium.
can be differentiated from other Campylobacter-like bacteria by two distinctive features: They grow at 15[degrees]C, and they are aerotolerant
faecalis is an aerotolerant
anaerobe, which survives and grows in air in the presence of oxygen, but metabolizes carbohydrates by employing fermentation rather than respiration, the explanation for the ROS-sensitivity of cells kept in water within a brass vessel must lie with the second of these two possibilities.
The disease is caused by a common bacterium, Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, a gram-positive, alpha-hemolytic, bile soluble aerotolerant
anaerobe, which can attack different parts of the body.
Based on similar phenotypic characteristics, they were originally classified as aerotolerant