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International Journal of Microbiology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 641582, 4 pages
Deep Conversion of Carbon Monoxide to Hydrogen and Formation of Acetate by the Anaerobic Thermophile Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans
1Centre for Biomolecular Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, NG7 2RD Nottingham, UK
2Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University, Dreijenplein 10, 6703 HB Wageningen, The Netherlands
Received 15 March 2011; Accepted 30 April 2011
Academic Editor: L. Chistoserdova
Copyright © 2011 Anne M. Henstra and Alfons J. M. Stams. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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