Diversity of bacterial dimethylsulfoniopropionate degradation genes in surface seawater of Arctic Kongsfjorden

@inproceedings{Zeng2016DiversityOB,
  title={Diversity of bacterial dimethylsulfoniopropionate degradation genes in surface seawater of Arctic Kongsfjorden},
  author={Yin-Xin Zeng and Zong-Yun Qiao and Yong Yu and Hui-rong Li and Wei Luo},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2016}
}
Dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP), which is the major source of organic sulfur in the world's oceans, plays a significant role in the global sulfur cycle. This compound is rapidly degraded by marine bacteria either by cleavage to dimethylsulfide (DMS) or demethylation to 3-methylmercaptopropionate (MMPA). The diversity of genes encoding bacterial… CONTINUE READING