Query: NC_014355:220002 Candidatus Nitrospira defluvii, complete genome Lineage: Nitrospira defluvii; Nitrospira; Nitrospiraceae; Nitrospirales; Nitrospirae; Bacteria General Information: This nitrite-oxidizing bacterium was found through enrichment from activated sludge from a municipal wastewater treatment plant. Phylogenetic analysis of 16S rRNA gene sequences revealed that the enriched bacteria represented a novel Nitrospira species closely related to uncultured Nitrospira-like bacteria previously found in wastewater treatment plants and nitrifying bioreactors.
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General Information: Isolation: whitisch steamers of the Hveragerthi area; Country: Iceland; Temp: Hyperthermophile; Temp: 80C; Habitat: Fresh water, Hot spring. Filament-forming thermophile. Thermocrinis albus can be isolated from sulfur-rich hot springs. In an environment with a continuous flow this organism becomes filamentous, forming long white streamers.