Implementing sponge physiological and genomic information to enhance the diversity of its culturable associated bacteria.

@article{Lavy2014ImplementingSP,
  title={Implementing sponge physiological and genomic information to enhance the diversity of its culturable associated bacteria.},
  author={Adi Lavy and Ray Keren and Markus Haber and Inbar Schwartz and Micha Ilan},
  journal={FEMS microbiology ecology},
  year={2014},
  volume={87 2},
  pages={
          486-502
        }
}
In recent years new approaches have emerged for culturing marine environmental bacteria. They include the use of novel culture media, sometimes with very low-nutrient content, and a variety of growth conditions such as temperature, oxygen levels, and different atmospheric pressures. These approaches have largely been neglected when it came to the cultivation of sponge-associated bacteria. Here, we used physiological and environmental conditions to reflect the environment of sponge-associated… 

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