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Disease relevance of Betaproteobacteria


High impact information on Betaproteobacteria

  • Nitrate-reducing beta-Proteobacteria were isolated on monoterpenes as sole carbon source and electron donor [6].
  • When we compared genera within the most dominant group, the beta-proteobacteria, differences between unamended and cadmium-amended libraries were much larger [7].
  • Instead, it appears that urease in beta-proteobacterial autotrophic ammonia oxidizers is the product of divergent evolution in the common ancestor of gamma- and beta-proteobacteria that was initiated before their divergence during speciation [8].
  • On the other hand, the beta-rhizobia were grouped with free-living nitrogen-fixing beta-proteobacteria on the basis of the nifH phylogenetic tree [9].
  • The intron shows a higher sequence affiliation with introns in tRNA(Ile)(CAU) and tRNA(Arg)(CCU) genes in alpha- and beta-proteobacteria, respectively, than with other cyanobacterial tRNA(Leu)(UAA) group I introns [10].

Chemical compound and disease context of Betaproteobacteria

  • Recent research on microbial degradation of aromatic and other refractory compounds in anoxic waters and soils has revealed that nitrate-reducing bacteria belonging to the Betaproteobacteria contribute substantially to this process [11].
  • The extremely low content of 2-hydroxyputrescine is remarkable, since this unique diamine is a common marker for beta-proteobacteria [12].
  • Sterolibacterium denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel cholesterol-oxidizing, denitrifying member of the beta-Proteobacteria [13].
  • Methylibium petroleiphilum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel methyl tert-butyl ether-degrading methylotroph of the Betaproteobacteria [14].
  • The quantity of three members belonging to beta-proteobacteria accounted for 34% of total 16S rDNA copies measured from the "heavier" fraction of DNA that was contributed from the DNA of microorganisms capable of incorporating 13C-labeled naphthalene into their genetic biomarkers [15].

Gene context of Betaproteobacteria


Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Betaproteobacteria


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