Fermentation, Hydrogen, and Sulfur Metabolism in Multiple Uncultivated Bacterial Phyla

@article{Wrighton2012FermentationHA,
  title={Fermentation, Hydrogen, and Sulfur Metabolism in Multiple Uncultivated Bacterial Phyla},
  author={Kelly C. Wrighton and Brian C. Thomas and Itai Sharon and Christopher S. Miller and Cindy J. Castelle and Nathan Verberkmoes and Michael J. Wilkins and Robert L. Hettich and Mary S. Lipton and Kenneth Hurst Williams and Philip E. Long and Jillian F. Banfield},
  journal={Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={337},
  pages={1661 - 1665}
}
Bacterial PERegrinations Many branches of the bacterial domain of life are only known from sequences that turn up in metagenomic analyses and are still only named by acronym—for example, the phylum-level groups BD1-5, OP11, OD1, and the PERs. The parent organisms are probably widespread, but they have not been cultured, and very little is known about their metabolisms or their contributions and functions in the natural environment. Wrighton et al. (p. 1661) pumped acetate into an aquifer in… 

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