Comparative Genomics on Cultivated and Uncultivated Freshwater and Marine “ <i>Candidatus</i> Manganitrophaceae” Species Implies Their Worldwide Reach in Manganese Chemolithoautotrophy


Citation
Yu et al. (2022). mBio 13 (2)
Names
Ca. Manganitrophaceae
Subjects
Microbiology Virology
Abstract
Manganese (Mn) is an abundant redox-active metal that cycles in many of Earth’s biomes. While diverse bacteria and archaea have been demonstrated to respire Mn(III/IV), only recently have bacteria been implicated in Mn(II) oxidation-dependent growth.
Authors
Publication date
2022-04-26
DOI
10.1128/mbio.03421-21