Ternan, Nigel and McMullan, Geoffrey (2002) Utilisation of aminomethane sulfonate by Chromohalobacter marismortui VH1. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 207 (1). pp. 49-53. [Journal article]
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Chromohalobacter marismortui VH1 was screened for its ability to utilise organosulfonate compounds at a range of NaCl concentrations. Only aminomethane sulfonate, of seven sulfonates tested, was utilised. Length of lag phase during growth on aminomethane sulfonate, as either nitrogen and/or sulfur source., increased with increasing NaCl concentration. Cell yields increased linearly with increasing aminomethane sulfonate concentration up to 5 mM. Resting cells pregrown on aminomethane sulfonate as sole nitrogen source exhibited carbon-sulfur bond cleaving [0.123 nmol sulfate accumulated h(-1) (mg cells)(-1)] and sulfite-oxidising [0.185 nmol sulfate accumulated h(-1) (mg cells)(-1)] activities. C. marismortiel VH1 is capable of sulfur-starvation deregulated metabolism of aminomethane sulfonate under high salt conditions. (C) 2002 Federation of European Microbiological Societies. Published by Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Biomedical Sciences
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Biomedical Sciences Research Institute|
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health (NICHE)
|Deposited By:||Dr Nigel Ternan|
|Deposited On:||17 Dec 2009 11:54|
|Last Modified:||16 May 2012 15:13|
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