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Eukaryotic Diversity in an Anaerobic Aquifer Polluted with Landfill Leachate
ABSTRACT Eukaryotes may influence pollutant degradation processes in groundwater ecosystems by activities such as predation on bacteria and recycling of nutrients. Culture-independent communityExpand
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Spatial heterogeneity in sediment-associated bacterial and eukaryotic communities in a landfill leachate-contaminated aquifer.
Heterogeneity in eukaryotic and bacteria community structure in surface and subsurface sediment samples downgradient of the Banisveld landfill (The Netherlands) was studied using aExpand
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Diversity patterns of fauna in dripping water of caves from Transylvania
Recent studies substantiate the importance of the unsaturated zone in ground-water biodiversity of karst areas. Few investigations, however, have addressed the temporal changes in communityExpand
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Niphargus–Thiothrix associations may be widespread in sulphidic groundwater ecosystems: evidence from southeastern Romania
Niphargus is a speciose amphipod genus found in groundwater habitats across Europe. Three Niphargus species living in the sulphidic Frasassi caves in Italy harbour sulphur‐oxidizing ThiothrixExpand
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Spatial distribution patterns of the hyporheic invertebrate communities in a polluted river in Romania
The purpose of this study was to examine the sensitivity, in a field situation, of the hyporheic fauna to pollution by heavy metals and also to test the use of oxidative stress enzymes produced byExpand
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Spatiotemporal Variations in Microbial Communities in a Landfill Leachate Plume
We examined the spatiotemporal changes of microbial communities in relation to hydrochemistry variation over time and space in an aquifer polluted by landfill leachate (Banisveld, The Netherlands).Expand
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Fungi in perennial ice from Scărișoara Ice Cave (Romania)
Screening of 1,000-years old ice layers from the perennial ice block of Scărișoara Ice Cave (NW Romania) revealed the presence of fungal communities. Using culture-dependent methods and molecularExpand
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Searching for cold-adapted microorganisms in the underground glacier of Scarisoara Ice Cave, Romania
Scarisoara Ice Cave (Romania) hosts one of world’s largest and oldest underground glacier. While no studies were carried out on the existence of microorganisms in this cave’s ice block, our interestExpand
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Bacterial 16S-rRNA gene clone library from recent ice stalagmites of scărişoara cave.
ALEXANDRA HILLEBRAND-VOICULESCU, ANDREEA RUSU, CORINA IŢCUŞ, AUREL PERŞOIU, TRAIAN BRAD, MĂDĂLINA-DENISA PASCU, IOAN ARDELEAN, BOGDAN P. ONAC, CRISTINA PURCĂREA* 1 “Emil Racoviţă” Institute ofExpand
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