An integrative study of a meromictic lake ecosystem in Antarctica

@article{Lauro2011AnIS,
  title={An integrative study of a meromictic lake ecosystem in Antarctica},
  author={Federico M. Lauro and Matthew Z. DeMaere and Sheree Yau and Mark V. Brown and Charmaine Jia Huan Ng and David P. Wilkins and Mark J. Raftery and John A E Gibson and Cynthia Andrews-Pfannkoch and Matthew C Lewis and Jeffrey M Hoffman and Torsten Thomas and Ricardo Cavicchioli},
  journal={The ISME Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={5},
  pages={879-895}
}
In nature, the complexity and structure of microbial communities varies widely, ranging from a few species to thousands of species, and from highly structured to highly unstructured communities. Here, we describe the identity and functional capacity of microbial populations within distinct layers of a pristine, marine-derived, meromictic (stratified) lake (Ace Lake) in Antarctica. Nine million open reading frames were analyzed, representing microbial samples taken from six depths of the lake… CONTINUE READING
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