• Publications
  • Influence
Stochasticity, succession, and environmental perturbations in a fluidic ecosystem
  • J. Zhou, Y. Deng, +10 authors A. Arkin
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 18 February 2014
Significance The study of ecological succession remains at the core of ecology. Understanding the trajectories and mechanisms controlling ecological succession is crucial to predicting the responsesExpand
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Oxygen isotope composition of phosphate in organic compounds : Isotope effects of extraction methods
Abstract Organophosphorus (Porg) is an important phosphorus (P) source in aquatic environments and Porg cycling is an integral part of the overall biogeochemical cycle of P. It has been recentlyExpand
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Functional gene diversity of soil microbial communities from five oil-contaminated fields in China
To compare microbial functional diversity in different oil-contaminated fields and to know the effects of oil contaminant and environmental factors, soil samples were taken from typicalExpand
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Field and laboratory studies on the bioconversion of coal to methane in the San Juan Basin.
The bioconversion of coal to methane in the San Juan Basin, New Mexico, was investigated. Production waters were analyzed via enrichment studies, metabolite-profiling, and culture-independentExpand
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Development of a Common Oligonucleotide Reference Standard for Microarray Data Normalization and Comparison across Different Microbial Communities
ABSTRACT High-density functional gene arrays have become a powerful tool for environmental microbial detection and characterization. However, microarray data normalization and comparison for thisExpand
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Soil bacterial quantification approaches coupling with relative abundances reflecting the changes of taxa
Understanding the abundance change of certain bacterial taxa is quite important for the study of soil microbiology. However, the observed differences of relative abundances by high-throughputExpand
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Microarray-based functional gene analysis of soil microbial communities during ozonation and biodegradation of crude oil.
Ozonation with a subsequent biodegradation treatment was performed to remove recalcitrant organic compounds from long-term weathered crude oil contaminated soil. Samples were analyzed by GC/MS andExpand
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Porous biocarrier-enhanced biodegradation of crude oil contaminated soil
Abstract Soil contamination with crude oil from petrochemicals and oil exploitation is an important worldwide issue. Comparing available remediation techniques, bioremediation is widely considered toExpand
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The Gastrodia elata genome provides insights into plant adaptation to heterotrophy
We present the 1.06 Gb sequenced genome of Gastrodia elata, an obligate mycoheterotrophic plant, which contains 18,969 protein-coding genes. Many genes conserved in other plant species have beenExpand
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Ecogenomics reveals metals and land-use pressures on microbial communities in the waterways of a megacity.
Networks of engineered waterways are critical in meeting the growing water demands in megacities. To capture and treat rainwater in an energy-efficient manner, approaches can be developed for suchExpand
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