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Title: The physiological diversity of Shewanella oneidensis : a metabolic approach
Author: Wang, Hui
ISNI:       0000 0004 2676 8210
Awarding Body: The University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2009
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Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 is an important model Fe(III)-reducing bacterium due to its unique metabolic flexibility including the ability to reduce a wide range of organic and inorganic substrates. The recent availability of the complete genome sequence for this organism together with the application of cutting edge postgenomic techniques are leading to a detailed understanding of the physiology of this organism under a wide range of environmental conditions. In this thesis, a multidisciplinary approach combining microbiology, electron microscopy, spectroscopy and analytical chemistry has been used to dissect the physiology of S. oneidensis MR-1 under a range of growth conditions, and the interactions of the organism with redox active organics and metals has been explored.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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