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Unexpected diversity of small eukaryotes in deep-sea Antarctic plankton
Phylogenetic information from ribosomal RNA genes directly amplified from the environment changed our view of the biosphere, revealing an extraordinary diversity of previously undetected prokaryoticExpand
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Numerical Taxonomy of Moderately Halophilic Gram-negative Rods
Summary: A study was made of 516 randomly selected isolates of moderately halophilic bacteria from solar salterns showing salinities between 8.8 and 40.0% (w/v) total salts, located in S.E. Spain.Expand
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Salinibacter ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel, extremely halophilic member of the Bacteria from saltern crystallizer ponds.
Five brightly red-pigmented, motile, rod-shaped, extremely halophilic bacteria were isolated from saltern crystallizer ponds in Alicante (two strains) and Mallorca (three strains), Spain. They grewExpand
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Prokaryotic genetic diversity throughout the salinity gradient of a coastal solar saltern.
Bacterial and archaeal assemblages have been studied in a multipond solar saltern using a range of microbial ecology techniques by four laboratories simultaneously. These include 16S rDNA sequencingExpand
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Development of a Multilocus Sequence Typing Scheme for Characterization of Clinical Isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii
ABSTRACT In this study a multilocus sequence typing (MLST) scheme for Acinetobacter baumannii was developed and evaluated by using 40 clinical A. baumannii isolates recovered from outbreaks inExpand
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The genome of the square archaeon Haloquadratum walsbyi : life at the limits of water activity
BackgroundThe square halophilic archaeon Haloquadratum walsbyi dominates NaCl-saturated and MgCl2 enriched aquatic ecosystems, which imposes a serious desiccation stress, caused by the extremely lowExpand
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Metagenomics of the Deep Mediterranean, a Warm Bathypelagic Habitat
Background Metagenomics is emerging as a powerful method to study the function and physiology of the unexplored microbial biosphere, and is causing us to re-evaluate basic precepts of microbialExpand
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Explaining microbial population genomics through phage predation
The remarkable differences that have been detected by metagenomics in the genomes of strains of the same bacterial species are difficult to reconcile with the widely accepted paradigm that periodicExpand
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The genome of Salinibacter ruber: convergence and gene exchange among hyperhalophilic bacteria and archaea.
Saturated thalassic brines are among the most physically demanding habitats on Earth: few microbes survive in them. Salinibacter ruber is among these organisms and has been found repeatedly inExpand
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New Abundant Microbial Groups in Aquatic Hypersaline Environments
We describe the microbiota of two hypersaline saltern ponds, one of intermediate salinity (19%) and a NaCl saturated crystallizer pond (37%) using pyrosequencing. The analyses of these metagenomesExpand
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