Novel Large Sulfur Bacteria in the Metagenomes of Groundwater-Fed Chemosynthetic Microbial Mats in the Lake Huron Basin

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Allison M. Sharrar; Beverly E. Flood; Jake V. Bailey; Daniel S. Jones; Daniel S. Jones; Bopaiah A. Biddanda; Steven A. Ruberg; Daniel N. Marcus; Gregory J. Dick; (2017)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology (issn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00791/full, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00791
  • Subject: chemosynthesis | dissimilatory sulfate reduction | sulfur oxidation | archaea | archaeal genomics | microbial mat | Microbiology | QR1-502

Little is known about large sulfur bacteria (LSB) that inhabit sulfidic groundwater seeps in large lakes. To examine how geochemically relevant microbial metabolisms are partitioned among community members, we conducted metagenomic analysis of a chemosynthetic microbial... View more
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