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Microbial Diversity at a Deep-Sea Station of the Pacific Nodule Province
The Pacific nodule province covers about 4.5 million km2 in the eastern tropical Pacific with abundance of polymetallic nodules. Microbes are believed to play large roles in the metal cycling in manyExpand
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Environmental Adaptation: Genomic Analysis of the Piezotolerant and Psychrotolerant Deep-Sea Iron Reducing Bacterium Shewanella piezotolerans WP3
Shewanella species are widespread in various environments. Here, the genome sequence of Shewanella piezotolerans WP3, a piezotolerant and psychrotolerant iron reducing bacterium from deep-seaExpand
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GeoChip-based analysis of metabolic diversity of microbial communities at the Juan de Fuca Ridge hydrothermal vent
Deep-sea hydrothermal vents are one of the most unique and fascinating ecosystems on Earth. Although phylogenetic diversity of vent communities has been extensively examined, their physiologicalExpand
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RNA-Based Investigation of Ammonia-Oxidizing Archaea in Hot Springs of Yunnan Province, China
ABSTRACT Using RNA-based techniques and hot spring samples collected from Yunnan Province, China, we show that the amoA gene of aerobic ammonia-oxidizing archaea can be transcribed at temperaturesExpand
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Role and regulation of fatty acid biosynthesis in the response of Shewanella piezotolerans WP3 to different temperatures and pressures.
Members of the genus Shewanella inhabit various environments; they are capable of synthesizing various types of low-melting-point fatty acids, including monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) andExpand
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Stratification of Archaeal communities in shallow sediments of the Pearl River Estuary, Southern China
Microorganisms are known to play fundamental roles in the biogeochemical cycling of carbon in the coastal environments. To get to know the composition and ecological roles of the archaeal communitiesExpand
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Shewanella psychrophila sp. nov. and Shewanella piezotolerans sp. nov., isolated from west Pacific deep-sea sediment.
Two Shewanella-like bacterial strains, WP2(T) and WP3(T), which were isolated from west Pacific deep-sea sediment, were studied to determine their taxonomic position. Cells of the two bacteria wereExpand
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Chitinase Genes in Lake Sediments of Ardley Island, Antarctica
ABSTRACT A sediment core spanning approximately 1,600 years was collected from a lake on Ardley Island, Antarctica. The sediment core had been greatly influenced by penguin guano. Using molecularExpand
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A New Sauropod Dinosaur from the Late Jurassic of China and the Diversity, Distribution, and Relationships of Mamenchisaurids
ABSTRACT Qijianglong guokr, gen. et sp. nov., represents a mamenchisaurid eusauropod from the Late Jurassic of southern China. The holotype consists of an incomplete skull, partly articulated axialExpand
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Isolation of extremophiles with the detection and retrieval of Shewanella strains in deep-sea sediments from the west Pacific
Tests to detect the presence of piezophilic Shewanella strains in the deep-sea sediments of the west, mid- and east Pacific at different depths were done by amplification of previously identifiedExpand
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