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Appl Environ Microbiol. 1985 Jun;49(6):1530-1.

Minimum threshold for hydrogen metabolism in methanogenic bacteria.

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Department of Anaerobic Microbiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061.

Abstract

Methanogenic isolates did not consume hydrogen below partial pressures of 6.5 Pa. Thus, in contrast to a previous report, results from pure-culture studies do not invalidate the threshold model for methane production from hydrogen in sediments.

PMID:
16346820
PMCID:
PMC241760

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