Today the article of Gerben Stouten, Carmen Hoogendoorn, Sieze Douwenga, Estelle Kilias, Gerard Muyzer and Robbert Kleerebezem entitled ‘Temperature as competitive strategy determining factor in pulse-fed aerobic bioreactors’ have been published online in ISME Journal. Please go to READ MORE and click on get article.

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Today a new publication of Charlotte Vavourakis and others entitled ‘Metagenomes and metatranscriptomes shed new light on the microbial-mediated sulfur cycle in a Siberian soda lake’ was published in the journal BMC Biology. Go to READ MORE and click on https://rdcu.be/bPlB1 to read the paper.

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This week TWO new publications on arsenic have been published. Go to READ MORE and click on the titles Exploring biodiversity and arsenic metabolism of microbiota inhabiting arsenic-rich groundwaters in Northern Italy and Transcriptomic analysis of two Thioalkalivibrio species under arsenite stress revealed a potential candidate gene for an alternative arsenite oxidation pathway to read […]

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Today Tom Berben successfully defended his thesis entitled: Comparative analysis of sulfur oxidation pathways in haloalkaliphilic thiocyanate-utilizing species of the genus Thioalkalivibrio.

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Today a new publication of Stanislav Tsallagov and others entitled ‘Comparative genomics of Thiohalobacter thiocyanaticus HRh1 and Guyparkeria sp. SCN-R1, halophilic chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing Gammaproteobacteria capable of using thiocyanate as energy source’ was published in Frontiers in Microbiology. Go to READ MORE and click on https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.00898 to read the paper.

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Today a new publication of Tugce Tüccar and others entitled ‘Coexistence of sulfate reducers with the other oil bacterial groups in Diyarbakir oil fields’ was published online in the journal Anaerobe. Go to READ MORE and click on https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anaerobe.2019.04.008 to read the paper.

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I am currently on an academic sabbatical at the Mediterranean Institute for Advances Studies (IMEDEA) on the beautiful island of Mallorca (Spain). Here I will work in the coming months with Iris Hendriks and Ramon Rossello-Mora on nitrogen fixation associated with the green alga Caulpera.

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Today a new publication of Guillaume Borrel and others entitled ‘Wide diversity of methane and short-chain alkane metabolisms in uncultured archaea’ was published in the journal Nature Microbiology. Go to READ MORE and click on https://rdcu.be/bpp5X to read the paper and the blog about the paper.

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