Ferroplasma acidiphilum gen. nov., sp nov., an acidophilic, autotrophic, ferrous-iron-oxidizing, cell-wall-lacking, mesophilic member of the Ferroplasmaceae fam. nov., comprising a distinct lineage of the Archaea.

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  • Aerobiosis, Cell Wall, Culture Media, Ferrous Compounds/metabolism, Hydrogen-Ion Concentration, Iron/metabolism, Molecular Sequence Data, Oxidation-Reduction, Phenotype, Phylogeny, Temperature, Thermoplasmales/classification
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)997-1006
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 May 2000
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