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Summary Thermophilic, aerobic heterotrophic bacteria, producing a water soluble dark brown melanin-like pigment, were isolated from a hot water pipeline in a small town in southern Iceland. TheContinue Reading
  • Solveig K Petursdottir, Snaedis H. Bjornsdottir, Gudmundur O Hreggvidsson, Sigridur Hjorleifsdottir, Jakob K. Kristjánsson
  • Biology, Medicine
  • FEMS microbiology ecology
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 December 2009)
  • Cultivation and culture-independent techniques were used to describe the geothermal ecosystem of the Blue Lagoon in Iceland. The lagoon contains both seawater and freshwater of geothermal origin andContinue Reading
  • S. H. Bjornsdottir, S. K. Petursdottir, +4 authors J. K. Kristjansson
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal of systematic and…
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 December 2009)
  • Strains PRI 2268 and PRI 3838(T) were isolated from two separate hot springs in the Torfajokull geothermal area of South Iceland. The cells were non-motile rods, approximately 0.3 microm in width andContinue Reading
  • Thorarinn Blondal, Audur Thórisdóttir, +11 authors Jakob K. Kristjánsson
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nucleic acids research
  • 2005 (First Publication: 7 January 2005)
  • We have recently sequenced the genome of a novel thermophilic bacteriophage designated as TS2126 that infects the thermophilic eubacterium Thermus scotoductus. One of the annotated open readingContinue Reading
  • Jonathan S. Ellis, John Gilbey, +27 authors Jamie R. Stevens
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Genetica
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 February 2011)
  • Microsatellite genotyping is a common DNA characterization technique in population, ecological and evolutionary genetics research. Since different alleles are sized relative to internalContinue Reading
  • Kristinn Ólafsson, Christophe Pampoulie, Sigridur Hjorleifsdottir, Sigurdur Gudjónsson, Gudmundur O Hreggvidsson
  • Medicine, Biology
  • PloS one
  • 2014 (First Publication: 3 February 2014)
  • Due to an improved understanding of past climatological conditions, it has now become possible to study the potential concordance between former climatological models and present-day geneticContinue Reading
  • Manuela M Pereira, Patrícia N. Refojo, Gudmundur O Hreggvidsson, Sigridur Hjorleifsdottir, Miguel Teixeira
  • Medicine, Biology
  • FEBS letters
  • 2007 (First Publication: 16 October 2007)
  • The biochemical and genetic search for a bc(1) complex in Rhodothermus marinus was always fruitless; however, a functional equivalent, i.e. having quinol:cytochrome c oxidoreductase activity wasContinue Reading