Beggiatoa


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Beggiatoa

[bə′jad·ə·wə]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Beggiatoaceae; filaments are individual, and cells contain sulfur granules when grown on media containing hydrogen sulfide.
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El tapete II, verde y negro, contiene algas verdes, diatomeas, cianobacterias, Beggiatoa, Chromatium, Chloroflexus, y depositos de S y sulfuro de hierro.
Unusual polyphosphate inclusions observed in marine Beggiatoa strain.
Los principales microorganismos estudiados y que se emplean para la desulfuracion, corresponden a los generos Beggiatoa, Xanthomonas Sulfolobus, Lectospirillum y, especialmente, Chlorobium y Thiobacillus (Kleerebezem y Mendez, 2002).
The sediment cores were observed for color, cover of Beggiatoa, and possible benthic fauna.
On this concept, Leavitt and Carpenter (1990) reported that with increasing inputs of sewage waste, the surface sediments become anoxic, only a small number of specialist taxa can survive and covered in dense white mats of sulphide oxidising bacteria Beggiatoa sp.
2], se desarrollan microorganismos aerobios adaptados a bajas tensiones parciales de oxigeno disuelto como son las bacterias del genero Beggiatoa.
Thiothrix and Beggiatoa participated in the creation of Cesspool cave, Virginia, through sulphur oxidation.
Several strains of sulfur bacteria, such as Beggiatoa and Thiothrix have been detected in wastewater.
The cuttings contained high hydrocarbon concentrations and were anoxic with a surface mat of Beggiatoa.
Beggiatoa are nonphotosynthetic bacteria that oxidize sulfide with oxygen, and so it is advantageous for them to occupy zones where both sulfide and oxygen coexist.