Genotypic Distribution of a Specialist Model Microorganism, Methanosaeta, along an Estuarine Gradient: Does Metabolic Restriction Limit Niche Differentiation Potential?

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A reductionist ecological approach of using a model genus was adopted in order to understand how microbial community structure is driven by metabolic properties. The distribution along an estuarine gradient of the highly specialised genus Methanosaeta was investigated and compared to the previously determined distribution of the more metabolically flexible… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00248-011-9993-6

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@article{Carbonero2011GenotypicDO, title={Genotypic Distribution of a Specialist Model Microorganism, Methanosaeta, along an Estuarine Gradient: Does Metabolic Restriction Limit Niche Differentiation Potential?}, author={Franck Carbonero and Brian B. Oakley and Robert J. Hawkins and Kevin J. Purdy}, journal={Microbial Ecology}, year={2011}, volume={63}, pages={856-864} }