Contribution of Aerobic Photoheterotrophic Bacteria to the Carbon Cycle in the Ocean

@article{Kolber2001ContributionOA,
  title={Contribution of Aerobic Photoheterotrophic Bacteria to the Carbon Cycle in the Ocean},
  author={Zbigniew S. Kolber and F. Gerald and Plumley and Andrew S. Lang and J. Thomas Beatty and Robert Eugene Blankenship and Cindy L. VanDover and Costantino Vetriani and Michal Kobl{\'i}{\vz}ek and Christoph Rathgeber and Paul G. Falkowski},
  journal={Science},
  year={2001},
  volume={292},
  pages={2492 - 2495}
}
The vertical distribution of bacteriochlorophylla, the numbers of infrared fluorescent cells, and the variable fluorescence signal at 880 nanometers wavelength, all indicate that photosynthetically competent anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria are abundant in the upper open ocean and comprise at least 11% of the total microbial community. These organisms are facultative photoheterotrophs, metabolizing organic carbon when available, but are capable of photosynthetic light utilization when organic… 

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