sulfidogen

sulfidogen

[səl′fīd·ə‚jen]
(microbiology)
A strict anaerobe that reduces sulfur to hydrogen sulfide.
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Relative dechlorination/ Unknown ++ degradation rates Frequency of active organisms in nature Unknown VC oxidizers widely distributed in aerobic environments Favorable site conditions Fe(III) reducing Aerobic Mn(IV) reducing Co-metabolic processes Anaerobic Aerobic reduction oxidation Metabolic group(s) Sulfidogens Organisms with broad Methanogens range oxygenases Acetogens Relative dechlorination/ + ++ (a) degradation rates Frequency of active organisms in nature High in anaerobic High in aerobic environments environments Favorable site conditions Anaerobic, Aerobic, not [e.
It has been found in denitrifyers, sulfidogens, iron reducers, methanogenic consortia, and even an anoxygenic photosynthetic organism (Beller and Edwards 2000; Beller et al.