Deciphering the evolution and metabolism of an anammox bacterium from a community genome

@article{Strous2006DecipheringTE,
  title={Deciphering the evolution and metabolism of an anammox bacterium from a community genome},
  author={M. Strous and E. Pelletier and S. Mangenot and T. Rattei and A. Lehner and M. W. Taylor and M. Horn and H. Daims and Delphine Bartol–Mavel and P. Wincker and V. Barbe and N. Fonknechten and David Vallenet and B{\'e}atrice S{\'e}gurens and Chantal Schenowitz-Truong and C. M{\'e}digue and Astrid Collingro and B. Snel and B. Dutilh and H. O. D. Camp and C. Drift and I. Cirpus and K. Pas-Schoonen and H. Harhangi and L. Niftrik and M. Schmid and J. Keltjens and J. Vossenberg and B. Kartal and H. Meier and D. Frishman and M. Huynen and H. Mewes and J. Weissenbach and M. Jetten and M. Wagner and D. L. Paslier},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={440},
  pages={790-794}
}
  • M. Strous, E. Pelletier, +34 authors D. L. Paslier
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature
  • Anaerobic ammonium oxidation (anammox) has become a main focus in oceanography and wastewater treatment. It is also the nitrogen cycle's major remaining biochemical enigma. Among its features, the occurrence of hydrazine as a free intermediate of catabolism, the biosynthesis of ladderane lipids and the role of cytoplasm differentiation are unique in biology. Here we use environmental genomics—the reconstruction of genomic data directly from the environment—to assemble the genome of the… CONTINUE READING
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