Sulfitobacter brevis

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Sulfitobacter brevis
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rhodobacterales
Family: Rhodobacteraceae
Genus: Sulfitobacter
Species: S. brevis
Binomial name
Sulfitobacter brevis
Labrenz et al. 2000

Sulfitobacter brevis is a species of bacteria isolated from the hypersaline, heliothermal and meromictic Antarctic Ekho Lake. It is Gram-negative, aerobic, pointed and budding, with type strain EL-162T (= DSM 11443T).[1]


  1. ^ Labrenz, M.; Tindall, B. J.; Lawson, P. A.; Collins, M. D.; Schumann, P.; Hirsch, P. (2000). "Staleya guttiformis gen. nov., sp. nov. and Sulfitobacter brevis sp. nov., alpha-3-Proteobacteria from hypersaline, heliothermal and meromictic antarctic Ekho Lake". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 50 (1): 303–313. ISSN 1466-5026. PMID 10826817. doi:10.1099/00207713-50-1-303. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Gorshkova, R. P.; Isakov, V. V.; Shevchenko, L. S.; Ivanova, E. P.; Denisenko, V. A.; Nazarenko, E. L. (2007). "Structure of teichoic acid from the marine proteobacterium Sulfitobacter brevis KMM 6006". Chemistry of Natural Compounds. 43 (6): 643–647. ISSN 0009-3130. doi:10.1007/s10600-007-0218-7. 

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