Novel Microbial Isolates

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During our research investigations we have isolated a large number of extremophilic microorganisms, many of which represent new species, genera or even phyla.

Of particular note are:

  • a novel extremely acidic and thermophilic methanotroph from the phylum Verrucomicrobia
  • multiple bacterial strains from the candidate division OP10
  • a thermophilic strain of Acidobacteria
  • thermophilic cellulose-degrading strains of Chloroflexi