Gemmata obscuriglobus


Alias: Gemmata obscuriglobus Franzmann and Skerman 1985

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  1. Kaboré O, Loukil A, Godreuil S, Drancourt M. Co-culture models illustrate the digestion of Gemmata spp. by phagocytes. Sci Rep. 2018;8:13311 pubmed publisher phagocytes. Here, Gemmata obscuriglobus and Gemmata massiliana were co-cultured with the amoebae Acanthamoeba polyphaga, Acanthamoeba castellanii, ..
  2. Franke J, Blomberg W, Todd R, Thomas R, Selmecki A. Assembly of a complete genome sequence for Gemmata obscuriglobus reveals a novel prokaryotic rRNA operon gene architecture. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    b>Gemmata obscuriglobus is a Gram-negative bacterium with several intriguing biological features. Here, we present a complete, de novo whole genome assembly for G...
  3. Santarella Mellwig R, Franke J, Jaedicke A, Gorjanacz M, Bauer U, Budd A, et al. The compartmentalized bacteria of the planctomycetes-verrucomicrobia-chlamydiae superphylum have membrane coat-like proteins. PLoS Biol. 2010;8:e1000281 pubmed publisher
    ..such protein is partly localized at the membranes of vesicles formed inside the cells in the planctomycete Gemmata obscuriglobus. Our results demonstrate similarities between bacterial and eukaryotic compartmentalization machinery, ..
  4. Mahat R, Seebart C, Basile F, Ward N. Global and Targeted Lipid Analysis of Gemmata obscuriglobus Reveals the Presence of Lipopolysaccharide, a Signature of the Classical Gram-Negative Outer Membrane. J Bacteriol. 2016;198:221-36 pubmed publisher
    ..We attempted to detect and characterize LPS in the planctomycete Gemmata obscuriglobus. We obtained direct evidence for LPS and lipid A using electrophoresis and differential staining...
  5. Sagulenko E, Nouwens A, Webb R, Green K, Yee B, Morgan G, et al. Nuclear Pore-Like Structures in a Compartmentalized Bacterium. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0169432 pubmed publisher
    ..In our interpretation of the available data, the planctomycete Gemmata obscuriglobus contains a nuclear body compartment, and thus possesses a type of cell organization with parallels to the ..
  6. Mishek H, Stock S, Florick J, Blomberg W, Franke J. Development of a chemically-defined minimal medium for studies on growth and protein uptake of Gemmata obscuriglobus. J Microbiol Methods. 2017;145:40-46 pubmed publisher
    We experimentally determined minimal media requirements for Gemmata obscuriglobus, a Gram-negative Planctomycete bacteria with several unusual physiological features...
  7. Christen J, Edmond E, Drancourt M. Methods for detecting Gemmata spp. bacteremia in the microbiology laboratory. BMC Res Notes. 2018;11:11 pubmed publisher
    Gemmata bacteria are fastidious, Gram-negative and aerobic. The only representatives are Gemmata obscuriglobus and Gemmata massiliana. These Planctomycetes appear to be a part of human digestive tract microbiome, and G...
  8. Seeger C, Butler M, Yee B, Mahajan M, Fuerst J, Andersson S. Tuwongella immobilis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel non-motile bacterium within the phylum Planctomycetes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017;67:4923-4929 pubmed publisher
    ..3 %), Telmatocola sphagniphila (93.3 %) and Gemmata obscuriglobus (91.9 %)...
  9. Aghnatios R, Drancourt M. Gemmata species: Planctomycetes of medical interest. Future Microbiol. 2016;11:659-67 pubmed publisher
    The Planctomycetes genus Gemmata is represented by both uncultured organisms and cultured Gemmata obscuriglobus and 'Gemmata massiliana' organisms. Their plasmidless 9...

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  1. Marinho M, Lage O, Catita J, Antunes S. Adequacy of planctomycetes as supplementary food source for Daphnia magna. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2018;111:825-840 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential of two planctomycetes, Gemmata obscuriglobus and Rhodopirellula rubra, from exponential and stationary growth phases as alternative or supplementary ..