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Sponge-Associated Microorganisms: Evolution, Ecology, and Biotechnological Potential
SUMMARY Marine sponges often contain diverse and abundant microbial communities, including bacteria, archaea, microalgae, and fungi. In some cases, these microbial associates comprise as much as 40%Expand
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Improved 16S rRNA-targeted probe set for analysis of sulfate-reducing bacteria by fluorescence in situ hybridization.
An updated dataset of in silico specificities for 54 previously published 16S rRNA-targeted oligonucleotides was assembled to provide guidance for reliable fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)Expand
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Diversity and mode of transmission of ammonia-oxidizing archaea in marine sponges.
The model marine crenarchaeote 'Cenarchaeum symbiosum' is until now the only ammonia-oxidizing archaeon known from a marine sponge. Here, phylogenetic analyses based on the 16S rRNA and ammoniaExpand
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Microorganisms with Novel Dissimilatory (Bi)Sulfite Reductase Genes Are Widespread and Part of the Core Microbiota in Low-Sulfate Peatlands †
ABSTRACT Peatlands of the Lehstenbach catchment (Germany) house as-yet-unidentified microorganisms with phylogenetically novel variants of the dissimilatory (bi)sulfite reductase genes dsrAB. TheseExpand
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Phylogenetic microarrays for cultivation-independent identification and metabolic characterization of microorganisms in complex samples.
High-throughput sequencing and hybridization technologies promise new insights into the natural diversity and dynamics of microorganisms. Among these new technologies are phylogenetic oligonucleotideExpand
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Systematic Spatial Bias in DNA Microarray Hybridization Is Caused by Probe Spot Position-Dependent Variability in Lateral Diffusion
Background The hybridization of nucleic acid targets with surface-immobilized probes is a widely used assay for the parallel detection of multiple targets in medical and biological research. DespiteExpand
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Community structure and distribution of functional microbial groups within two complex environments
In der vorliegenden Arbeit wurden funktionelle Gruppen von Mikroorganismen in zwei auserst unterschiedlichen Okosystemen, die beide eine komplexe mikrobielle Gemeinschaftsstruktur aufweisen,Expand