Ammonia oxidation kinetics determine niche separation of nitrifying Archaea and Bacteria

@article{MartensHabbena2009AmmoniaOK,
  title={Ammonia oxidation kinetics determine niche separation of nitrifying Archaea and Bacteria},
  author={Willm Martens-Habbena and Paul M. Berube and Hidetoshi Urakawa and Jos{\'e} R. de la Torr{\'e} and David A. Stahl},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={461},
  pages={976-979}
}
The discovery of ammonia oxidation by mesophilic and thermophilic Crenarchaeota and the widespread distribution of these organisms in marine and terrestrial environments indicated an important role for them in the global nitrogen cycle. However, very little is known about their physiology or their contribution to nitrification. Here we report oligotrophic ammonia oxidation kinetics and cellular characteristics of the mesophilic crenarchaeon ‘Candidatus Nitrosopumilus maritimus’ strain SCM1… 
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