Organic matter-microbe interactions in the ocean – Towards a global synthesis

Nagata, Toshi1, Yokokawa, Taichi2, Hasumi, Hiroyasu1 1Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 2Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology The processing (transformation and degradation) of organic matter (OM) by microbial food webs consisting of bac
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Eco-friendly approaches based on biological control to suppress harmful algal blooms

Vo, Thi-Thao1, Lee, Changsu2, Choi, Yoon-E3 1Department of Bioactive Material Sciences, Chonbuk National Univ, 2Department of Bioprocess Engineering, Chonbuk National Univ., 3Environmental Science & Ecological Engineering, Korea Univ. Harmful algal bloom has long been of concern o
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Evolution of vertebrate symbiotic gut microbiota: the story starts from tadpoles

Chen, Chun-Yao1, Hsu, Ya-Ting2, Chang, Yung-Hsin1, Ho, Han-Chen2 1Department of Life Science, Tzu-Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, 2Department of Anatomy, Tzu-Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan Vertebrate hosts have close symbiotic relationship with their gut microbiota. Bacteroidetes an
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Characterization and immobolization of an exoelectrogenic bacterium

Sharma Subed Chandra Dev, 1, Yu, Chang-Ping2 1Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, 361021, China, 2Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, 10617, Taiwan A facultative anaerobic bacterium, designated as strain SCS5, i
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A comprehensive approach to explore metabolic and phylogenetic diversity of bacterial steroid degradation

Chen, Yi-Lung , Chiang, Yin-Ru Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan Steroid hormones such as androgens are common surface water contaminants. However, current knowledge regarding the ecophysiological relevance of steroid-degrading organisms in the environment, especia
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Fascinating microbes in extreme environments

Nakai, Ryosuke1,2 1National Institute of Genetics, 2JSPS Research Fellow Microbes living in extreme environments or those with extremely small cell sizes (ultramicrobacteria) are useful models for the study of microbial diversity and evolution. We describe representative microbes from
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Land use alters the structure and function of soil microbial community

Baek, Kyunghwa1,2, Nusslein, Klaus2 1National Marine Biodiversity Institute at Korea, 2University of Massachusetts Conversion of tropical forest to pasture has lead to increased production of greenhouse gases such as methane. This is especially important in tropical rain forests that
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Cyanophycin mediates the accumulation and storage of fixed carbon in non-heterocystous filamentous cyanobacteria from coniform mats

Liang, Biqing1,2, Wu, Ting-Di3,4, Vali, Hojatollah5,6, Guerquin-Kern, Jean-Luc3,4, Wang, Chung-Ho2, Bosak, Tanja7 1Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan , 2 Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan , 3INSERM, U759, Orsay, France., 4 Institut Curie, Laborat
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Nitrous oxide production by soil ammonia-oxidizing Thaumarchaeota

Jung, Man-Young , Rhee, Sung-Keun CBNU. Microbiol Atmospheric nitrous oxide (N2O) gas is involved in global warming and ozone depletion. The major sources of N2O are generally attributed to the activity of nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria. Ammonia-oxidizing archaea (AOA) are major
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N2O emission from soybean rhizosphere and its mitigation by Bradyrhizobium diazoefficiens inoculation

Itakura, Manabu Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a greenhouse gas that is also capable of destroying the ozone layer. Agricultural soil is the largest source of N2O. In soybean rhizosphere, N2O is mainly emitted with the degradation of the roo
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