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Appl Environ Microbiol. Apr 1995; 61(4): 1673–1676.
PMCID: PMC1388429

Methanogenic and Other Strictly Anaerobic Bacteria in Desert Soil and Other Oxic Soils


Strictly anaerobic bacteria such as methanogenic, sulfate-reducing, and homoacetogenic bacteria could be enriched from all five oxic soils tested. The number of cells was lower than that in typical anoxic habitats. Spores did not always dominate the population of sulfate-reducing bacteria. In all soils, the methanogenic population displayed a long lag phase after anoxic conditions were imposed before methane production began.

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