Bacterial endophytes isolated from plants in natural oil seep soils with chronic hydrocarbon contamination

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Rhea eLumactud ; Shu Yi eShen ; Mimas eLau ; Roberta eFulthorpe (2016)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology, volume 7 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00755, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00755/full, pmc: PMC4878295
  • Subject: hydrocarbon degradation | plant-bacterial partnership | natural oil seep soil | Microbiology | Original Research | QR1-502 | Phytoremediation | endophytic bacteria

The bacterial endophytic communities of four plants growing abundantly in soils highly contaminated by hydrocarbons were analyzed through culturable and and culture-independent means. Given their tolerance to the high levels of petroleum contamination at our study site,... View more
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