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Jake Bailey

This is not the only bug with carbonate inclusions. Achromatium oxaliferum, a sulfide-oxidizing gammaproteobacterium, has long been known to precipitate calcium carbonate inclusions within the cell. See Gray 2006 for a discussion of the possible role of these inclusions.

Elio replies: Many thanks for pointing this out. Mine was a serious omission.
And adds further. Indeed, A. oxaliferum has cannonball-like inclusions. They look a bit different form the cyanobacterial ones, a bit more irregular spheres. See http://eol.org/pages/898974/overview

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