Thermovibrio

Huber, H., Diller, S., Horn, Ch., Rachel, R.: Thermovibrio ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel extremely thermophilic chemolithoautotrophic deeply branching bacterial nitrate-reducer. Int. J. System. Evol. Microbiol. 52, 1859-1865 (2002).

 

a Electron micrograph of a cell of Thermovibrio ruber ED11, exhibiting the vibroid shape and monopolar flagellation. Bar, 1.0 µm.
b
Electron micrograph of a cell exhibiting bipolar flagellation. Bar, 1.0 µm.

c,d Electron micrographs of freeze-fractured/-etched cells.
c: cell fractured tangentially;
d: cross-fractured cell. C: cytoplasm; CM: cytoplasmic membrane; OM: outer membrane; asterisk: periplasm. Bar, 0.5 µm  


 

 

copyright for all images: K.O.Stetter & R.Rachel, Univ.Regensburg