Taxon-Function Decoupling as an Adaptive Signature of Lake Microbial Metacommunities Under a Chronic Polymetallic Pollution Gradient

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Cheaib, Bachar ; Le Boulch, Malo ; Mercier, Pierre-Luc ; Derome, Nicolas (2018)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology, volume 9 (eissn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5943556, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00869
  • Subject: polymetallic gradient | decoupling | function | Microbiology | Autre (Sciences du Vivant) | Cadmium | adaptation | Original Research | taxon | evolution | function;taxon;decoupling;polymetallic gradient;cadmium;evolution;adaptation;resistance | resistance

Adaptation of microbial communities to anthropogenic stressors can lead to reductions in microbial diversity and disequilibrium of ecosystem services. Such adaptation can change the molecular signatures of communities with differences in taxonomic and functional composi... View more
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