thermothrix thioparus gen. et sp. nov. a facultatively anaerobic facultative chemolithotroph living at neutral ph and high temperature.thermothrix thioparus gen. et ep. nov. occurs naturally in a new mexico hot spring at a temperature of 74 degrees c, a ph of 7.0, and a hs- concentration of 1 mg/litre. the organism is gram-negative, non-motile, 0.5-1.0 x 3-20 mum, and forms cell chains up to 1 cm in length. the resulting filaments do not possess a sheath. sulfur is deposited extracellularly. the organism was isolated using an autotrophic medium with hs- as the energy source and no3- as the terminal electron acceptor. anaerobica ...197610063
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