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Title: Clostridium aciditolerans sp. nov., an acid-tolerant spore-forming anaerobic bacterium from constructed wetland sediment

Abstract

No abstract prepared.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL), Aiken, SC
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
902911
Report Number(s):
SREL-3027
Journal ID: ISSN 1466-5026; TRN: US200719%%78
DOE Contract Number:
DE-FC09-07SR22506
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology; Journal Volume: 57
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; CLOSTRIDIUM; SEDIMENTS; WETLANDS

Citation Formats

Lee, Y. J., C. S. Romanek and J. Wiegel. Clostridium aciditolerans sp. nov., an acid-tolerant spore-forming anaerobic bacterium from constructed wetland sediment. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64583-0.
Lee, Y. J., C. S. Romanek and J. Wiegel. Clostridium aciditolerans sp. nov., an acid-tolerant spore-forming anaerobic bacterium from constructed wetland sediment. United States. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64583-0.
Lee, Y. J., C. S. Romanek and J. Wiegel. Mon . "Clostridium aciditolerans sp. nov., an acid-tolerant spore-forming anaerobic bacterium from constructed wetland sediment". United States. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64583-0.
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year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
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