Extracellular Electron Transfer of a Highly Adhesive and Metabolically Versatile Bacterium

Authors

  • Dr. Huan Liu,

    1. Key Laboratory of Bio-Inspired Smart Interfacial Science and Technology of Ministry of Education, School of Chemistry and Environment, Beihang University, Beijing 100191 (PR China)
    2. JST/ERATO, HASHIMOTO Light Energy Conversion Project, 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8904 (Japan)
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  • Dr. Masahito Ishikawa,

    1. Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8603 (Japan)
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  • Dr. Shoichi Matsuda,

    1. Department of Applied Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1, Hongo, Tokyo, 113-9656 (Japan)
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  • Yuki Kimoto,

    1. Department of Applied Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1, Hongo, Tokyo, 113-9656 (Japan)
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  • Prof. Katsutoshi Hori,

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8603 (Japan)
    • Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8603 (Japan)
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  • Prof.Prof. Kazuhito Hashimoto,

    Corresponding author
    1. JST/ERATO, HASHIMOTO Light Energy Conversion Project, 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8904 (Japan)
    2. Department of Applied Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1, Hongo, Tokyo, 113-9656 (Japan)
    3. Research Centre of Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, 153-8904 (Japan)
    • JST/ERATO, HASHIMOTO Light Energy Conversion Project, 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8904 (Japan)
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  • Prof. Shuji Nakanishi

    Corresponding author
    1. JST/ERATO, HASHIMOTO Light Energy Conversion Project, 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8904 (Japan)
    2. Research Centre of Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, 153-8904 (Japan)
    • JST/ERATO, HASHIMOTO Light Energy Conversion Project, 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8904 (Japan)
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  • Acinetobacter sp. Strain Tol 5

Abstract

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Bacterial adhesion to a solid plays a predominant role in mediating the extracellular electron transfer for genus Acinetobactor, a metabolically versatile bacterium that can couple toluene degradation and electricity generation.

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