Soddell, J. A., Stainsby, F. M., Eales, K. L., Seviour, R. J. & Goodfellow, M. (2006). Gordonia defluvii sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from activated sludge foam. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 56, 2265-2269. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64034-0. ISSN 14665034
Three strains of non-motile, Gram-positive, filamentous actinomycetes, isolates J4T, J5 and J59, initially recognized microscopically in activated sludge foam by their distinc...
Davenport, R. J., Curtis, T. P., Goodfellow, M., Stainsby, F. M., & Bingley, M. (2000). Quantitative Use of Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization To Examine Relationships between Mycolic Acid-Containing Actinomycetes and Foaming in Activated Sludge Plants. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 66(3), 1158-1166. doi:10.1128/aem.66.3.1158-1166.2000
The formation of viscous foams on aeration basins and secondary clarifiers of activated sludge plants is a common and widespread problem. Foam formation is often attributed to...
Goodfellow, M., Stainsby, F., Davenport, R., Chun, J., & Curtis, T. (1998). Activated sludge foaming: The true extent of actinomycete diversity. Water Science and Technology, 37(4-5), (511-519). doi:10.1016/s0273-1223(98)00153-x. ISSN 0273-1223
Isolates from activated sludge foam were provisionally assigned to the genera Gordona and Tsukamurella on the basis of colony morphology and pigmentation. Representatives of t...
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The alarming rise in resistance to antibiotics is now widely accepted as being one of the most serious public health crises we face today. The use and overuse of antibiotics in human and animal medici...