Leptospirillum

Summary

Alias: "Leptospirillum" Markosyan 1972, Leptospirillum (ex Markosyan 1972) Hippe 2000

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  1. Li Y, Wu Z, Dong X, Jia Z, Sun Q. Variance in bacterial communities, potential bacterial carbon sequestration and nitrogen fixation between light and dark conditions under elevated CO2 in mine tailings. Sci Total Environ. 2018;652:234-242 pubmed publisher
    ..were the dominant nitrogen fixers in light conditions, and bacteria harboring the Bradyrhizobium-like nifH and Leptospirillum-like nifH genes were the dominant nitrogen fixers in dark conditions...
  2. Aguirre P, Guerrero K, Sánchez Rodríguez A, Gentina J, Schippers A. Making sticky cells: effect of galactose and ferrous iron on the attachment of Leptospirillum ferrooxidans to mineral surfaces. Res Microbiol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..iron concentrations as inducers for extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) production in planktonic cells of Leptospirillum ferrooxidans and to study cell attachment to a mineral surface in comparison to cells not exposed to such ..
  3. Fomchenko N, Muravyov M. Two-step biohydrometallurgical technology of copper-zinc concentrate processing as an opportunity to reduce negative impacts on the environment. J Environ Manage. 2018;226:270-277 pubmed publisher
    ..from industrial mining sites: two autotrophic mesophilic cultures containing Acidithiobacillus ferroxidans and Leptospirillum spp...
  4. Aytar P, Kay C, Mutlu M, Çabuk A, Johnson D. Diversity of acidophilic prokaryotes at two acid mine drainage sites in Turkey. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2015;22:5995-6003 pubmed publisher
    ..and Ferrimicrobium acidiphilum were isolated from the Balya AMD pond, and others identified as strains of Leptospirillum ferriphilum, Acidicapsa ligni, and Acidiphilium rubrum from Çan AMD...
  5. Sajjad W, Zheng G, Zhang G, Ma X, Xu W, Khan S. Bioleaching of copper- and zinc-bearing ore using consortia of indigenous iron-oxidizing bacteria. Extremophiles. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Isolate WG102 exhibited 98% similarity with Leptospirillum ferriphilum strain YSK...
  6. Gan M, Li J, Sun S, Ding J, Zhu J, Liu X, et al. Synergistic effect between sulfide mineral and acidophilic bacteria significantly promoted Cr(VI) reduction. J Environ Manage. 2018;219:84-94 pubmed publisher
    ..order of Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans, Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans(S), Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans(Fe), Leptospirillum ferrooxidans and chemical control. The maximal reduction efficiency was achieved in A...
  7. Barahona S, Dorador C, Zhang R, Aguilar P, Sand W, Vera M, et al. Isolation and characterization of a novel Acidithiobacillus ferrivorans strain from the Chilean Altiplano: attachment and biofilm formation on pyrite at low temperature. Res Microbiol. 2014;165:782-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Taxa characteristic of leaching environments, such Acidithiobacillus and Leptospirillum, were detected at low abundances...
  8. Bellenberg S, Buetti Dinh A, Galli V, Ilie O, Herold M, Christel S, et al. Automated Microscopic Analysis of Metal Sulfide Colonization by Acidophilic Microorganisms. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2018;84: pubmed publisher
    ..attachment on pyrite and chalcopyrite surfaces with axenic cultures of Acidithiobacillus caldus, Leptospirillum ferriphilum, and Sulfobacillus thermosulfidooxidans. The method confirmed the high affinity of L...
  9. Kay C, Rowe O, Rocchetti L, Coupland K, Hallberg K, Johnson D. Evolution of microbial "streamer" growths in an acidic, metal-contaminated stream draining an abandoned underground copper mine. Life (Basel). 2013;3:189-210 pubmed publisher
    ..and gammaproteobacterium WJ2) and other autotrophic iron-oxidizers (Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans and Leptospirillum ferrooxidans)...

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  1. Cárdenas J, Lazcano M, Ossandon F, Corbett M, Holmes D, Watkin E. Draft Genome Sequence of the Iron-Oxidizing Acidophile Leptospirillum ferriphilum Type Strain DSM 14647. Genome Announc. 2014;2: pubmed publisher
    The genomic features of the Leptospirillum ferriphilum type strain DSM 14647 are described here...
  2. Zhang X, Niu J, Liang Y, Liu X, Yin H. Metagenome-scale analysis yields insights into the structure and function of microbial communities in a copper bioleaching heap. BMC Genet. 2016;17:21 pubmed publisher
    ..oxidation and sulfur metabolism) were mainly identified to be Acidithiobacillus-like, Thiobacillus-like and Leptospirillum-like microorganisms, indicating their vital roles...
  3. Ferrer A, Bunk B, Spröer C, Biedendieck R, Valdés N, Jahn M, et al. Complete genome sequence of the bioleaching bacterium Leptospirillum sp. group II strain CF-1. J Biotechnol. 2016;222:21-2 pubmed publisher
    We describe the complete genome sequence of Leptospirillum sp. group II strain CF-1, an acidophilic bioleaching bacterium isolated from an acid mine drainage (AMD)...
  4. Ebrahimi S, Faraghi N, Hosseini M. Model-based evaluation of ferrous iron oxidation by acidophilic bacteria in chemostat and biofilm airlift reactors. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2015;42:1363-8 pubmed publisher
    ..chemostat and biofilm airlift reactors inoculated with a mixed culture of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans and Leptospirillum ferrooxidans bacteria...
  5. Coral T, Descostes M, De Boissezon H, Bernier Latmani R, de Alencastro L, Rossi P. Microbial communities associated with uranium in-situ recovery mining process are related to acid mine drainage assemblages. Sci Total Environ. 2018;628-629:26-35 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Leptospirillum sp. and Acidithiobacillus sp., as well as the archaean Ferroplasma sp...
  6. Bordron P, Latorre M, Cortés M, González M, Thiele S, Siegel A, et al. Putative bacterial interactions from metagenomic knowledge with an integrative systems ecology approach. Microbiologyopen. 2016;5:106-17 pubmed publisher
    ..in copper bioleaching: Acidiphilium cryptum, Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans, Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans, Leptospirillum ferriphilum, and Sulfobacillus thermosulfidooxidans, we first reconstructed a global metabolic network...
  7. Diaby N, Dold B, Rohrbach E, Holliger C, Rossi P. Temporal evolution of bacterial communities associated with the in situ wetland-based remediation of a marine shore porphyry copper tailings deposit. Sci Total Environ. 2015;533:110-21 pubmed publisher
    ..This habitat was dominated by sulfur- and iron-oxidizing bacteria, such as Leptospirillum spp., Acidithiobacillus spp., and Sulfobacillus spp...
  8. Casas Flores S, Gómez Rodríguez E, García Meza J. Community of thermoacidophilic and arsenic resistant microorganisms isolated from a deep profile of mine heaps. AMB Express. 2015;5:132 pubmed publisher
    ..identified by 16S rDNA gene sequence analysis, was composed of three main metabolic groups: chemolithotrophs (Leptospirillum, Sulfobacillus); chemolithoheterotrophs and organoheterotrophs as Acidovorax temperans, Pseudomonas ..
  9. Shah M, Tipre D, Purohit M, Dave S. Development of two-step process for enhanced biorecovery of Cu-Zn-Ni from computer printed circuit boards. J Biosci Bioeng. 2015;120:167-73 pubmed publisher
    ..computer printed circuit boards (c-PCB) with a two-step bleaching process using ferric sulphate generated by Leptospirillum ferriphilum dominated consortium and the factors influencing the process were investigated in the present ..
  10. Kwon M, Yang J, Lee S, Lee G, Ham B, Boyanov M, et al. Geochemical characteristics and microbial community composition in toxic metal-rich sediments contaminated with Au-Ag mine tailings. J Hazard Mater. 2015;296:147-157 pubmed publisher
    ..SCL were closely related to acidophilic bacteria in the taxa Acidobacterium (18%), Acidomicrobineae (14%), and Leptospirillum (10%)...
  11. Jiang H, Liang Y, Yin H, Xiao Y, Guo X, Xu Y, et al. Effects of Arsenite Resistance on the Growth and Functional Gene Expression of Leptospirillum ferriphilum and Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans in Pure Culture and Coculture. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:203197 pubmed publisher
    The response of iron-oxidizing Leptospirillum ferriphilum YSK and sulfur-oxidizing Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans A01 to arsenite under pure culture and coculture was investigated based on biochemical characterization (concentration of ..
  12. Nie Z, Liu H, Xia J, Yang Y, Zhen X, Zhang L, et al. Evidence of cell surface iron speciation of acidophilic iron-oxidizing microorganisms in indirect bioleaching process. Biometals. 2016;29:25-37 pubmed publisher
    ..iron-oxidizing microorganism (mesophilic Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 23270, moderately thermophilic Leptospirillum ferriphilum YSK and Sulfobacillus thermosulfidooxidans St, and extremely thermophilic Acidianus manzaensis ..
  13. Zhao H, Wang J, Gan X, Zheng X, Tao L, Hu M, et al. Effects of pyrite and bornite on bioleaching of two different types of chalcopyrite in the presence of Leptospirillum ferriphilum. Bioresour Technol. 2015;194:28-35 pubmed publisher
    The effects of pyrite and bornite on bioleaching of two different chalcopyrite samples by Leptospirillum ferriphilum were studied for the first time...
  14. Latorre M, Cortés M, Travisany D, Di Genova A, Budinich M, Reyes Jara A, et al. The bioleaching potential of a bacterial consortium. Bioresour Technol. 2016;218:659-66 pubmed publisher
    ..The strains Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans Licanantay, Acidiphilium multivorum Yenapatur, Leptospirillum ferriphilum Pañiwe, Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans Wenelen and Sulfobacillus thermosulfidooxidans Cutipay ..
  15. Xiao Y, Liu X, Dong W, Liang Y, Niu J, Gu Y, et al. Effects of pyrite and sphalerite on population compositions, dynamics and copper extraction efficiency in chalcopyrite bioleaching process. Arch Microbiol. 2017;199:757-766 pubmed publisher
    ..acidophiles (three bacteria including Acidithiobacillus caldus S1, Sulfobacillus thermosulfidooxidans ST and Leptospirillum ferriphilum YSK, and one archaea, Ferroplasma thermophilum L1) to explore the variation of microbial community ..
  16. Bruneel O, Mghazli N, Hakkou R, Dahmani I, Filali Maltouf A, Sbabou L. In-depth characterization of bacterial and archaeal communities present in the abandoned Kettara pyrrhotite mine tailings (Morocco). Extremophiles. 2017;21:671-685 pubmed publisher
    ..Many microbial populations are implicated in the iron, sulfur and arsenic cycles, like Acidiferrobacter, Leptospirillum, or Alicyclobacillus in Fe; Acidiferrobacter and Sulfobacillus in S; and Bacillus or Pseudomonas in As...
  17. Ni G, Christel S, Roman P, Wong Z, Bijmans M, Dopson M. Electricity generation from an inorganic sulfur compound containing mining wastewater by acidophilic microorganisms. Res Microbiol. 2016;167:568-75 pubmed publisher
    ..of the microbial consortia resulted in sequences that aligned within the genera Thermoplasma, Ferroplasma, Leptospirillum, Sulfobacillus and Acidithiobacillus...
  18. Xiao Y, Liu X, Ma L, Liang Y, Niu J, Gu Y, et al. Microbial communities from different subsystems in biological heap leaching system play different roles in iron and sulfur metabolisms. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016;100:6871-80 pubmed publisher
    ..The dominant genera of LH was Acidithiobacillus (57.2 ? 87.9 %), while Leptospirillum (48.6 ? 73.7 %) was predominant in LS...
  19. Sheng Y, Bibby K, Grettenberger C, Kaley B, Macalady J, Wang G, et al. Geochemical and Temporal Influences on the Enrichment of Acidophilic Iron-Oxidizing Bacterial Communities. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2016;82:3611-3621 pubmed publisher
    ..Acidithiobacillus, Ferrovum, Gallionella, Leptospirillum, Ferrimicrobium, Acidiphilium, and Acidocella were all found to be restricted within specific bounds of pH and ..
  20. Rojas C, Vargas I, Bruns M, Regan J. Electrochemically active microorganisms from an acid mine drainage-affected site promote cathode oxidation in microbial fuel cells. Bioelectrochemistry. 2017;118:139-146 pubmed publisher
    ..Other acidophilic chemolithoautotrophs identified included Sulfobacillus and Leptospirillum species...
  21. Smith S, Johnson D. Growth of Leptospirillum ferriphilum in sulfur medium in co-culture with Acidithiobacillus caldus. Extremophiles. 2018;22:327-333 pubmed publisher
    b>Leptospirillum ferriphilum and Acidithiobacillus caldus are both thermotolerant acidophilic bacteria that frequently co-exist in natural and man-made environments, such as biomining sites. Both are aerobic chemolithotrophs; L...
  22. Sun W, Xiao E, Kalin M, Krumins V, Dong Y, Ning Z, et al. Remediation of antimony-rich mine waters: Assessment of antimony removal and shifts in the microbial community of an onsite field-scale bioreactor. Environ Pollut. 2016;215:213-222 pubmed publisher
    ..Metal (loid)-oxidizing bacteria including Ferrovum, Thiomonas, Gallionella, and Leptospirillum, were highly enriched in the bioreactor cells where the highest total Sb and Sb(III) removal occurred...
  23. Li Y, Sun Q, Zhan J, Yang Y, Wang D. Vegetation successfully prevents oxidization of sulfide minerals in mine tailings. J Environ Manage. 2016;177:153-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Key iron- and sulfur-oxidizing bacteria (Acidithiobacillus spp., Leptospirillum spp. and Thiobacillus spp.) were quantified using real-time PCR...
  24. Sağlam E, Akçay M, Colak D, İnan Bektaş K, Belduz A. Generation of acid mine drainage around the Karaerik copper mine (Espiye, Giresun, NE Turkey): implications from the bacterial population in the Ac?su effluent. Extremophiles. 2016;20:673-85 pubmed publisher
    ..the bacterial community was determined to consist of Acidithiobacillus ferrivorans, Ferrovum myxofaciens, Leptospirillum ferrooxidans and Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans as iron-oxidising bacteria, Acidocella facilis, Acidocella ..
  25. Xiao Y, Liu X, Liang Y, Niu J, Zhang X, Ma L, et al. Insights into functional genes and taxonomical/phylogenetic diversity of microbial communities in biological heap leaching system and their correlation with functions. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016;100:9745-9756 pubmed
    ..Further inspection revealed that microbial communities in LS and LH were dominated by Acidithiobacillus and Leptospirillum. However, rare species were relatively higher abundant in LH...
  26. Xia M, Wang Y, Peng T, Shen L, Yu R, Liu Y, et al. Recycling of metals from pretreated waste printed circuit boards effectively in stirred tank reactor by a moderately thermophilic culture. J Biosci Bioeng. 2017;123:714-721 pubmed publisher
    ..Two moderately thermophilic bacteria species were identified as Leptospirillum ferriphilum and Acidithiobacillus caldus...
  27. Fernández Reyes J, García Meza J. Bioelectrochemical system for the biooxidation of a chalcopyrite concentrate by acidophilic bacteria coupled to energy current generation and cathodic copper recovery. Biotechnol Lett. 2018;40:63-73 pubmed publisher
    ..pH < 2) and aerobic chemolithoautotrophic bacteria Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans (sulfur oxidizing) and Leptospirillum sp. (Fe2+ oxidizing) were used...
  28. Christel S, Herold M, Bellenberg S, El Hajjami M, Buetti Dinh A, Pivkin I, et al. Multi-omics reveal the lifestyle of the acidophilic, mineral-oxidizing model species Leptospirillum ferriphilumT. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    i>Leptospirillum ferriphilum plays a major role in acidic, metal rich environments where it represents one of the most prevalent iron oxidizers. These milieus include acid rock and mine drainage as well as biomining operations...
  29. Wang Y, Li K, Chen X, Zhou H. Responses of microbial community to pH stress in bioleaching of low grade copper sulfide. Bioresour Technol. 2018;249:146-153 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Leptospirillum ferriphilum accounted for the highest proportions of the community at most times when pH was operated during ..
  30. Valentín Vargas A, Neilson J, Root R, Chorover J, Maier R. Treatment impacts on temporal microbial community dynamics during phytostabilization of acid-generating mine tailings in semiarid regions. Sci Total Environ. 2018;618:357-368 pubmed publisher
    ..of bacterial and archaeal phylotypes from pH sensitive Thiobacillus and Thiomonas to communities dominated by Leptospirillum and Ferroplasma...