TABLE 2

Utilization of sulfonates as electron donors and/or acceptors by anaerobic bacteria

MicroorganismElectron donor(s)Electron acceptor(s)Reference(s)
Desulfovibrio desulfuricans IC1LactateIsethionate30, 31, 35
LactateCysteate30, 31
LactateSulfoacetaldehyde30
FormateIsethionate35
Desulfovibrio desulfuricans ATCC 29577LactateIsethionate31
Desulfovibrio sp. strain RZACYSALactateIsethionate29
LactateCysteate
LactateAminomethanesulfonate
LactateTaurine
Desulfovibrio sp. strain GRZCYSAIsethionateIsethionate
CysteateCysteate
AminomethanesulfonateAminomethanesulfonate
Alcaligenes sp. NKNTAUTaurineNitrate
Bilophila wadsworthia RZATAUFormateTaurine
FormateIsethionate
FormateCysteate
Desulfobacterium autotrophicansLactateCysteate30
Desulfomicrobium baculatumLactateIsethionate30
LactateCysteate
Desulfonispora thiosulfatigenes strain GKNTAUTaurineTaurine36
Desulfitobacterium sp. strain PCE 1LactateIsethionate35
LactateCysteate
Desulfitobacterium dehalogenansLactateIsethionate35
LactateCysteate
Desulfitobacterium hafnienseLactate or pyruvateIsethionate31, 35