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 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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Today a new publication of Tania Aires and others entitled ‘Seaweed loads cause stronger bacterial community shifts in coastal lagoons sediments than nutrient loads’ was published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology. Go to READ MORE and click on https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.03283 to read this article.

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Today a new publication of Charlotte Vavourakis and others entitled Metabolism and occurrence of methanogenic and sulfate-reducing syntrophic acetate oxidizing communities in haloalkaline environments was published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology. Go to READ MORE and click on https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.03039 to read this article.

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