Ecological conditions and activity of microorganisms in cold hydrosulfide waters of Bakhlait (Transbaikalia)

Ecological conditions and activity of microorganisms in cold hydrosulfide waters of Bakhlait... ISSN 1067-4136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2008, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 205–209. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2008. Original Russian Text © D.D. Barkhutova, B.B. Namsaraev, 2008, published in Ekologiya, 2008, No. 3, pp. 217–221. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Ecological Conditions and Activity of Microorganisms in Cold Hydrosulfide Waters of Bakhlait (Transbaikalia) D. D. Barkhutova and B. B. Namsaraev Institute of General and Experimental Biology, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Sakh’yanovoi 6, Ulan-Ude, 670047 Russia; e-mail: darima_bar@mail.ru; bair_n@mail.ru Received March 7, 2007 DOI: 10.1134/S1067413608030090 Key words: Hydrosulfide spring, sulfur mat, thionic bacteria, destructor bacteria, sulfate reducers, rate of bac- terial processes, chemical composition. With respect to the amount and diversity of mineral hydrocarbonate water of mixed cationic composition waters, Transbaikalia holds the same rank as well- containing 26.83 mg/l hydrogen sulfide. known health resorts of Russia. About 20% of mineral Physicochemical conditions noticeably change springs of the former Soviet Union are situated in along the stream of water permanently flowing out of Transbaikalia (Borisenko and Zamana, 1978). the wells. In the warm period, water temperature and Mineral springs are sites of high activity of microor- pH gradually increased downstream (Figs. 1, 2). The ganisms. Prokaryotes, algae, and fungi modify http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

Ecological conditions and activity of microorganisms in cold hydrosulfide waters of Bakhlait (Transbaikalia)

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SP MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica
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Copyright © 2008 by MAIK Nauka
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Life Sciences; Environment, general; Ecology
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1067-4136
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1608-3334
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10.1134/S1067413608030090
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ISSN 1067-4136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2008, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 205–209. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2008. Original Russian Text © D.D. Barkhutova, B.B. Namsaraev, 2008, published in Ekologiya, 2008, No. 3, pp. 217–221. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Ecological Conditions and Activity of Microorganisms in Cold Hydrosulfide Waters of Bakhlait (Transbaikalia) D. D. Barkhutova and B. B. Namsaraev Institute of General and Experimental Biology, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Sakh’yanovoi 6, Ulan-Ude, 670047 Russia; e-mail: darima_bar@mail.ru; bair_n@mail.ru Received March 7, 2007 DOI: 10.1134/S1067413608030090 Key words: Hydrosulfide spring, sulfur mat, thionic bacteria, destructor bacteria, sulfate reducers, rate of bac- terial processes, chemical composition. With respect to the amount and diversity of mineral hydrocarbonate water of mixed cationic composition waters, Transbaikalia holds the same rank as well- containing 26.83 mg/l hydrogen sulfide. known health resorts of Russia. About 20% of mineral Physicochemical conditions noticeably change springs of the former Soviet Union are situated in along the stream of water permanently flowing out of Transbaikalia (Borisenko and Zamana, 1978). the wells. In the warm period, water temperature and Mineral springs are sites of high activity of microor- pH gradually increased downstream (Figs. 1, 2). The ganisms. Prokaryotes, algae, and fungi modify

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Russian Journal of EcologySpringer Journals

Published: May 11, 2008

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