Lipid biomarkers in ooids from different locations and ages: evidence for a common bacterial flora.

@article{Summons2013LipidBI,
  title={Lipid biomarkers in ooids from different locations and ages: evidence for a common bacterial flora.},
  author={Roger E Summons and Liam R. Bird and Aimee L Gillespie and Sara Brady Pruss and Mindy Roberts and Alex L Sessions},
  journal={Geobiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={420-36}
}
Ooids are one of the common constituents of ancient carbonate rocks, yet the role that microbial communities may or may not play in their formation remains unresolved. To search for evidence of microbial activity in modern and Holocene ooids, samples collected from intertidal waters, beaches and outcrops in the Bahamas and in Shark Bay in Western Australia were examined for their contents of lipid biomarkers. Modern samples from Cat and Andros islands in the Bahamas and from Carbla Beach in… CONTINUE READING
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