The Abundance of Pink-Pigmented Facultative Methylotrophs in the Root Zone of Plant Species in Invaded Coastal Sage Scrub Habitat

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Irvine, Irina C.; Brigham, Christy A.; Suding, Katharine N.; Martiny, Jennifer B. H.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 7,issue 2 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3286463, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031026
  • Subject: methylobacterium | l. | Research Article | Biology | bacteria | methanotrophs | Microbiology | Medicine | community | Q | diversity | R | Ecology | invasion | Science | Plant Science | phyllosphere | growth | Medicine and Health Sciences | populations
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Pink-pigmented facultative methylotrophic bacteria (PPFMs) are associated with the roots, leaves and seeds of most terrestrial plants and utilize volatile C(1) compounds such as methanol generated by growing plants during cell division. PPFMs have been well studied in a... View more
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