Depth-Related differences in organic substrate utilization by major microbial groups in intertidal marine sediment

Tetsuro Miyatake, Barbara J. MacGregor, Henricus T.S. Boschker

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Abstract

Stable isotope probing of magnetic-bead-captured rRNA (Mag-SIP) indicated clear differences in in situ organic substrate utilization by major microbial groups between the more oxidized (0 to 2 cm) and sulfate-reducing (2 to 5 cm) horizons of marine intertidalsediment. We also showed that cyanobacteria and diatoms may survive by glucose utilization under dark anoxic conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)389-392
Number of pages4
JournalApplied and environmental microbiology
Volume79
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2013

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