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    • Biogeography of bacterioplankton in lakes and streams of an arctic tundra catchment 

      Crump, Byron C.; Adams, Heather E.; Hobbie, John E.; Kling, George W. (Ecological Society of America, 2007-06)
      Bacterioplankton community composition was compared across 10 lakes and 14 streams within the catchment of Toolik Lake, a tundra lake in Arctic Alaska, during seven surveys conducted over three years using denaturing ...
    • Conserved synteny at the protein family level reveals genes underlying Shewanella species’ cold tolerance and predicts their novel phenotypes 

      Karpinets, Tatiana V.; Obraztsova, Anna Y.; Wang, Yanbing; Schmoyer, Denise D.; Kora, Guruprasad H.; Park, Byung H.; Serres, Margrethe H.; Romine, Margaret F.; Land, Miriam L.; Kothe, Terence B.; Fredrickson, James K.; Nealson, Kenneth H.; Uberbacher, Edward C. (Springer, 2009-10-03)
      Bacteria of the genus Shewanella can thrive in different environments and demonstrate significant variability in their metabolic and ecophysiological capabilities including cold and salt tolerance. Genomic characteristics ...
    • Cryptic carbon and sulfur cycling between surface ocean plankton 

      Durham, Bryndan P.; Sharma, Shalabh; Luo, Haiwei; Smith, Christa B.; Amin, Shady A.; Bender, Sara J.; Dearth, Stephen P.; Van Mooy, Benjamin A. S.; Campagna, Shawn R.; Kujawinski, Elizabeth B.; Armbrust, E. Virginia; Moran, Mary Ann (2014-12)
      About half the carbon fixed by phytoplankton in the ocean is taken up and metabolized by marine bacteria, a transfer that is mediated through the seawater dissolved organic carbon (DOC) pool. The chemical complexity of ...
    • Demographics of lytic viral infection of coastal ocean Vibrio 

      Kauffman, Anne K. M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2014-06)
      Viral predation on bacteria in the ocean liberates carbon from the particulate fraction, where it is accessible to higher trophic levels, and redirects it to the dissolved fraction, where it supports microbial growth. ...
    • Diversity and biogeochemical structuring of bacterial communities across the Porangahau ridge accretionary prism, New Zealand 

      Hamdan, Leila J.; Gillevet, Patrick M.; Pohlman, John W.; Sikaroodi, Masoumeh; Greinert, Jens; Coffin, Richard B. (2011-07-04)
      Sediments from the Porangahau ridge, located off the northeastern coast of New Zealand, were studied to describe bacterial community structure in conjunction with differing biogeochemical regimes across the ridge. Low ...
    • Diversity and distribution of prokaryotes within a shallow-water pockmark field 

      Giovannelli, Donato; d'Errico, Giuseppe; Fiorentino, Federica; Fattorini, Daniele; Regoli, Francesco; Angeletti, Lorenzo; Bakran-Petricioli, Tatjana; Vetriani, Costantino; Yucel, Mustafa; Taviani, Marco; Manini, Elena (Frontiers Media, 2016-06-17)
      Pockmarks are crater-like depression on the seafloor associated with hydrocarbon ascent through muddy sediments in continental shelves around the world. In this study, we examine the diversity and distribution of benthic ...
    • Diversity of the marine cyanobacterium Trichodesmium : characterization of the Woods Hole culture collection and quantification of field populations 

      Hynes, Annette Michelle (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2009-09)
      Trichodesmium is a colonial, N2-fixing cyanobacterium found in tropical oceans. Species of Trichodesmium are genetically similar but several species exist together in the same waters. In order to coexist, Trichodesmium ...
    • Gradients in dimethylsulfide, dimethylsulfoniopropionate, dimethylsulfoxide, and bacteria near the sea surface 

      Zemmelink, Hendrik J.; Houghton, Leah; Sievert, Stefan M.; Frew, Nelson M.; Dacey, John W. H. (Inter-Research, 2005-06-23)
      Gradients of dimethylsulfide (DMS), dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP), dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO), and bacterial numbers and diversity from the surface microlayer to 500 cm depth were assessed in coastal waters surrounding ...
    • Inter-­comparison of the potentially active prokaryotic communities in the halocline sediments of Mediterranean deep-sea hypersaline basins 

      Kormas, Konstantinos Ar.; Pachiadaki, Maria G.; Karayanni, Hera; Leadbetter, Edward R.; Bernhard, Joan M.; Edgcomb, Virginia P. (2015-07)
      The sediment microbiota of the Mediterranean deep-sea anoxic hypersaline basins (DHABs) are understudied relative to communities in the brines and halocline waters. In this study, the active fraction of the prokaryotic ...
    • Iron limitation of a springtime bacterial and phytoplankton community in the Ross Sea : implications for vitamin B12 nutrition 

      Bertrand, Erin M.; Saito, Mak A.; Lee, Peter A.; Dunbar, Robert B.; Sedwick, Peter N.; DiTullio, Giacomo R. (Frontiers Media, 2011-08-15)
      The Ross Sea is home to some of the largest phytoplankton blooms in the Southern Ocean. Primary production in this system has previously been shown to be iron limited in the summer and periodically iron and vitamin B12 ...
    • Minor revision to V4 region SSU rRNA 806R gene primer greatly increases detection of SAR11 bacterioplankton 

      Apprill, Amy; McNally, Sean; Parsons, Rachel; Webe, Laura (Inter-Research, 2015-06-04)
      High-throughput sequencing of small subunit ribosomal RNA (SSU rRNA) genes from marine environments is a widely applied method used to uncover the composition of microbial communities. We conducted an analysis of surface ...
    • Multiple approaches to microbial source tracking in tropical northern Australia 

      Neave, Matthew; Luter, Heidi; Padovan, Anna; Townsend, Simon; Schobben, Xavier; Gibb, Karen (John Wiley & Sons, 2014-09-16)
      Microbial source tracking is an area of research in which multiple approaches are used to identify the sources of elevated bacterial concentrations in recreational lakes and beaches. At our study location in Darwin, northern ...
    • Multiscale control of bacterial production by phytoplankton dynamics and sea ice along the western Antarctic Peninsula : a regional and decadal investigation 

      Ducklow, Hugh W.; Schofield, Oscar M. E.; Vernet, Maria; Stammerjohn, Sharon E.; Erickson, Matthew (2012-03-07)
      We present results on phytoplankton and bacterial production and related hydrographic properties collected on nine annual summer cruises along the western Antarctic Peninsula. This region is strongly influenced by ...
    • The ocean sampling day consortium 

      Kopf, Anna; Bicak, Mesude; Kottmann, Renzo; Schnetzer, Julia; Kostadinov, Ivaylo; Lehmann, Katja; Fernandez-Guerra, Antonio; Jeanthon, Christian; Rahav, Eyal; Ullrich, Matthias; Wichels, Antje; Gerdts, Gunnar; Polymenakou, Paraskevi; Kotoulas, Georgios; Siam, Rania; Abdallah, Rehab Z.; Sonnenschein, Eva C.; Cariou, Thierry; O’Gara, Fergal; Jackson, Stephen; Orlic, Sandi; Steinke, Michael; Busch, Julia; Duarte, Bernardo; Cacador, Isabel; Canning-Clode, Joao; Bobrova, Oleksandra; Marteinsson, Viggo; Reynisson, Eyjolfur; Loureiro, Clara Magalhaes; Luna, Gian Marco; Quero, Grazia Marina; Loscher, Carolin R.; Kremp, Anke; DeLorenzo, Marie E.; Øvreås, Lise; Tolman, Jennifer; LaRoche, Julie; Penna, Antonella; Frischer, Marc; Davis, Timothy; Katherine, Barker; Meyer, Christopher P.; Ramos, Sandra; Magalhaes, Catarina; Jude-Lemeilleur, Florence; Aguirre-Macedo, Ma Leopoldina; Wang, Shiao; Poulton, Nicole; Jones, Scott; Collin, Rachel; Fuhrman, Jed A.; Conan, Pascal; Alonso, Cecilia; Stambler, Noga; Goodwin, Kelly; Yakimov, Michael M.; Baltar, Federico; Bodrossy, Levente; Van De Kamp, Jodie; Frampton, Dion M. F.; Ostrowski, Martin; Van Ruth, Paul; Malthouse, Paul; Claus, Simon; Deneudt, Klaas; Mortelmans, Jonas; Pitois, Sophie; Wallom, David; Salter, Ian; Costa, Rodrigo; Schroeder, Declan C.; Kandil, Mahrous M.; Amaral, Valentina; Biancalana, Florencia; Santana, Rafael; Pedrotti, Maria Luiza; Yoshida, Takashi; Ogata, Hiroyuki; Ingleton, Tim; Munnik, Kate; Rodriguez-Ezpeleta, Naiara; Berteaux-Lecellier, Veronique; Wecker, Patricia; Cancio, Ibon; Vaulot, Daniel; Bienhold, Christina; Ghazal, Hassan; Chaouni, Bouchra; Essayeh, Soumya; Ettamimi, Sara; Zaid, El Houcine; Boukhatem, Noureddine; Bouali, Abderrahim; Chahboune, Rajaa; Barrijal, Said; Timinouni, Mohammed; El Otmani, Fatima; Bennani, Mohamed; Mea, Marianna; Todorova, Nadezhda; Karamfilov, Ventzislav; ten Hoopen, Petra; Cochrane, Guy; L’Haridon, Stephane; Bizsel, Kemal Can; Vezzi, Alessandro; Lauro, Federico M.; Martin, Patrick; Jensen, Rachelle M.; Hinks, Jamie; Gebbels, Susan; Rosselli, Riccardo; De Pascale, Fabio; Schiavon, Riccardo; dos Santos, Antonina; Villar, Emilie; Pesant, Stephane; Cataletto, Bruno; Malfatti, Francesca; Edirisinghe, Ranjith; Herrera Silveira, Jorge A.; Barbier, Michele; Turk, Valentina; Tinta, Tinkara; Fuller, Wayne J.; Salihoglu, Ilkay; Serakinci, Nedime; Ergoren, Mahmut Cerkez; Bresnan, Eileen; Iriberri, Juan; Fronth Nyhus, Paul Anders; Bente, Edvardsen; Karlsen, Hans Erik; Golyshin, Peter N.; Gasol, Josep M.; Moncheva, Snejana; Dzhembekova, Nina; Johnson, Zackary; Sinigalliano, Christopher David; Gidley, Maribeth Louise; Zingone, Adriana; Danovaro, Roberto; Tsiamis, George; Clark, Melody S.; Costa, Ana Cristina; El Bour, Monia; Martins, Ana M.; Collins, R. Eric; Ducluzeau, Anne-Lise; Martinez, Jonathan; Costello, Mark J.; Amaral-Zettler, Linda A.; Gilbert, Jack A.; Davies, Neil; Field, Dawn; Glockner, Frank Oliver (BioMed Central, 2015-06-19)
      Ocean Sampling Day was initiated by the EU-funded Micro B3 (Marine Microbial Biodiversity, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology) project to obtain a snapshot of the marine microbial biodiversity and function of the world’s oceans. ...
    • Rate zonal density gradient ultracentrifugation analysis of repair of radiation damage to the folded chromosome of Escherichia coli 

      Ulmer, Kevin M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1978-04)
      The structure of the membrane-free nucleoid of Escherichia coli and of unfolded chromosomal DNA was investigated by sedimentation on neutral sucrose gradients after irradiation with 60Co gamma-rays and ultraviolet light ...
    • The role of heterotrophic microflagellates in plankton communities 

      Caron, David A. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1984-06)
      The distribution and feeding behavior of bacterivorous micro flagellates (2-20 μm protozoa) and their ingestion by copepods were examined in an attempt to assess the importance of these protozoa as a trophic link ...
    • A simple novel device for air sampling by electrokinetic capture 

      Gordon, Julian; Gandhi, Prasanthi; Shekhawat, Gajendra; Frazier, Angel; Hampton-Marcell, Jarrad T.; Gilbert, Jack A. (BioMed Central, 2015-12-27)
      A variety of different sampling devices are currently available to acquire air samples for the study of the microbiome of the air. All have a degree of technical complexity that limits deployment. Here, we evaluate the use ...
    • Stream nutrient enrichment has a greater effect on coarse than on fine benthic organic matter 

      Tant, Cynthia J.; Rosemond, Amy D.; First, Matthew R. (Society for Freshwater Science, 2013-09-17)
      Nutrient enrichment affects bacteria and fungi associated with detritus, but little is known about how biota associated with different size fractions of organic matter respond to nutrients. Bacteria dominate on fine (<1 ...
    • Towards a better understanding of microbial carbon flux in the sea 

      Gasol, Josep M.; Pinhassi, Jarone; Alonso-Saez, Laura; Ducklow, Hugh W.; Herndl, Gerhard J.; Koblizek, Michal; Labrenz, Matthias; Luo, Ya-Wei; Moran, Xose Anxelu G.; Reinthaler, Thomas; Simon, Meinhard (Inter-Research, 2008-09-18)
      We now have a relatively good idea of how bulk microbial processes shape the cycling of organic matter and nutrients in the sea. The advent of the molecular biology era in microbial ecology has resulted in advanced knowledge ...
    • VAMPS : a website for visualization and analysis of microbial population structures 

      Huse, Susan M.; Mark Welch, David B.; Voorhis, Andy; Shipunova, Anna; Morrison, Hilary G.; Eren, A. Murat; Sogin, Mitchell L. (BioMed Central, 2014-02-05)
      The advent of next-generation DNA sequencing platforms has revolutionized molecular microbial ecology by making the detailed analysis of complex communities over time and space a tractable research pursuit for small research ...