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Abstract

Sixteen non-methylotrophic bacteria able to grow with methylamine as sole nitrogen source in the presence of a mixture of organic compounds but unable to grow with methylamine as sole carbon source were isolated. They included representatives of and Other compounds used as sole nitrogen sources but not as sole carbon sources were ammonium salts (16 strains), dimethylamine (1), tri-methylamine (1), trimethylamine -oxide (1), ethylamine (2), -alanine (2), -serine (6) and betaine (6). The ecological and evolutionary significance of the results is discussed.

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