Unraveling the Physiological Roles of the Cyanobacterium Geitlerinema sp. BBD and Other Black Band Disease Community Members through Genomic Analysis of a Mixed Culture.

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Den Uyl, Paul A.; Richardson, Laurie L.; Jain, Sunit; Dick, Gregory J.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4918915, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157953
  • Subject: Computational Biology | Research Article | Earth Sciences | Bacteria | Chemical Compounds | Marine Biology | Operons | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | Physical Sciences | Genetics | Genomic Databases | Photosynthesis | Genome Analysis | DNA | Cyanobacteria | Genomics | Plant Science | Database and Informatics Methods | Sulfides | Chemistry | Biology and Life Sciences | Corals | Biological Databases | Plant Biochemistry | Research and Analysis Methods | Reefs | Medicine | Nucleic Acids | Q | R | Coral Reefs | Biochemistry | Science | Organisms
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Black band disease (BBD) is a cyanobacterial-dominated polymicrobial mat that propagates on and migrates across coral surfaces, necrotizing coral tissue. Culture-based laboratory studies have investigated cyanobacteria and heterotrophic bacteria isolated from BBD, but t... View more