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Anaerobic Microbial Degradation of Hydrocarbons: From Enzymatic Reactions to the Environment
Hydrocarbons are abundant in anoxic environments and pose biochemical challenges to their anaerobic degradation by microorganisms. Within the framework of the Priority Program 1319, investigationsExpand
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The venomics of Bothrops alternatus is a pool of acidic proteins with predominant hemorrhagic and coagulopathic activities.
The venom proteome of Bothrops alternatus, a venomous snake widespread in South America, was analyzed by 2-D electrophoresis followed by mass spectrometric analysis and determination of enzymaticExpand
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Membrane Vesicle Formation as a Multiple-Stress Response Mechanism Enhances Pseudomonas putida DOT-T1E Cell Surface Hydrophobicity and Biofilm Formation
ABSTRACT Among the adaptive responses of bacteria to rapid changes in environmental conditions, those of the cell envelope are known to be the most crucial. Therefore, several mechanisms with whichExpand
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Phylogenetic and proteomic analysis of an anaerobic toluene‐degrading community
Aims:  This study intended to unravel the physiological interplay in an anaerobic microbial community that degrades toluene under sulfate‐reducing conditions combining proteomic and geneticExpand
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Snake venomic of Crotalus durissus terrificus--correlation with pharmacological activities.
The snake venomic of Crotalus durissus terrificus was analyzed by 2-D and 1-D electrophoresis and subsequent MS/MS and enzymatic assays. The venomic of the South American rattlesnake comprises toxinsExpand
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Spatial Variation of the Gut Microbiota in Broiler Chickens as Affected by Dietary Available Phosphorus and Assessed by T-RFLP Analysis and 454 Pyrosequencing
Molecular fingerprinting and sequencing based techniques have been widely used to characterize microbial communities. Terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (T-RFLP) and 454-pyrosequencingExpand
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Anaerobic naphthalene degradation by sulfate-reducing Desulfobacteraceae from various anoxic aquifers.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are widespread and persistent environmental contaminants, especially in oxygen-free environments. The occurrence of anaerobic PAH-degrading bacteria and theirExpand
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New clusters of arsenite oxidase and unusual bacterial groups in enrichments from arsenic-contaminated soil
In the present study cultivation-dependent and molecular methods were applied in combination to investigate the arsenite-oxidizing communities in enrichment cultures from arsenic and leadExpand
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Time resolved protein‐based stable isotope probing (Protein‐SIP) analysis allows quantification of induced proteins in substrate shift experiments
The detection of induced proteins after introduction of specific substrates in culture is of high interest for a comparative description of organisms growing under different conditions. In thisExpand
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Enzymes involved in the anaerobic degradation of meta‐substituted halobenzoates
Organohalides are environmentally relevant compounds that can be degraded by aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms. The denitrifying Thauera chlorobenzoica is capable of degrading halobenzoates asExpand
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