Marine Sponges as Chloroflexi Hot Spots: Genomic Insights and High-Resolution Visualization of an Abundant and Diverse Symbiotic Clade

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Bayer, Kristina; Jahn, Martin T.; Slaby, Beate M.; Moitinho-Silva, Lucas; Hentschel, Ute;
  • Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
  • Journal: mSystems, volume 3, issue 6 (issn: 2379-5077, eissn: 2379-5077)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1101/328013, doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00150-18, pmc: PMC6306507
  • Subject: DOM degradation | SponGES | Research Article | Chloroflexi | Host-Microbe Biology | Grant Agreement No 679849 | Microbiology | single-cell genomics | QR1-502 | FISH-CLEM | Horizon 2020 | an integrated approach towards their preservation and sustainable exploitation [Deep-sea Sponge Grounds Ecosystems of the North Atlantic] | metabolism | metagenomic binning | sponge symbiosis | European Union (EU)

ABSTRACT Members of the widespread bacterial phylum Chloroflexi can dominate high-microbial-abundance (HMA) sponge microbiomes. In the Sponge Microbiome Project, Chloroflexi sequences amounted to 20 to 30% of the total microbiome of certain HMA sponge genera with the cl... View more
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