Microbial diversity of Late Pleistocene Siberian permafrost samples

  title={Microbial diversity of Late Pleistocene Siberian permafrost samples},
  author={Ekaterina B. Kudryashova and E. Yu. Chernousova and Natalia E. Suzina and Elena V Ariskina and David A. Gilichinsky},
A metagenomic study of the Kolyma lowland permafrost samples, 20–35 thousand years, performed using a Geneclean for Ancient DNA kit (Bio101, United States), revealed 8 phylotypes which belonged to the phyla Actinobacteria and Proteobacteria. Analysis of the 16S rRNA gene clone library showed that most of the clones (48% and 29%) were represented by the genera Arthrobacter and Bradyrhizobium, respectively. For the first time microorganisms of the genera Williamsia, Bradyrhizobium, Filomicrobium… 

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