Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 25 - Environmental Microbiology - Self Quiz - Page 832: 7


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Thiobacillus and sulfur-oxidizing bacteria are responsible for producing extremely toxic sulfuric acid. Ionization of sulfuric acid decreases the pH of the environment, and sulfuric acid is toxic to the fish and other organisms.
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