Thioalkalimicrobium sibericum

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Thioalkalimicrobium sibericum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Thiotrichales
Family: Piscirickettsiaceae
Genus: Thioalkalimicrobium
Species: T. sibericum
Binomial name
Thioalkalimicrobium sibericum
Sorokin et al. 2001

Thioalkalimicrobium sibericum is an obligately alkaliphilic and obligately chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing bacteria. It was first isolated from soda lakes in northern Russia, hence its name.[1]


Further reading[edit]

  • Vester, Jan Kjølhede; Glaring, Mikkel Andreas; Stougaard, Peter (2013). "Improving diversity in cultures of bacteria from an extreme environment". Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 59 (8): 581–586. ISSN 0008-4166. doi:10.1139/cjm-2013-0087. 
  • Robb, Frank, et al., eds. Thermophiles: biology and technology at high temperatures. CRC Press, 2007.
  • Neilson, Alasdair H., and Ann-Sofie Allard. Organic Chemicals in the Environment: Mechanisms of Degradation and Transformation. CRC Press, 2012.
  • Humayoun, S. B.; Bano, N.; Hollibaugh, J. T. (2003). "Depth Distribution of Microbial Diversity in Mono Lake, a Meromictic Soda Lake in California". Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 69 (2): 1030–1042. ISSN 0099-2240. doi:10.1128/AEM.69.2.1030-1042.2003. 
  • Verstraete, Willy, ed. Environmental Biotechnology ESEB 2004. CRC Press, 2004.

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