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Energy scientists must show their workings

Nature - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Energy scientists must show their workings

Nature 542, 7642 (2017). http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/542393a

Author: Stefan Pfenninger

Public trust demands greater openness from those whose research is used to set policy, argues Stefan Pfenninger.

Categories: Literature

Evolutionary convergence in experimental Pseudomonas populations

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Evolutionary convergence in experimental Pseudomonas populations

The ISME Journal 11, 589 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.157

Authors: Peter A Lind, Andrew D Farr & Paul B Rainey

Categories: Literature

Temperature is a key factor in Micromonas–virus interactions

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Temperature is a key factor in Micromonas–virus interactions

The ISME Journal 11, 601 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.160

Authors: David Demory, Laure Arsenieff, Nathalie Simon, Christophe Six, Fabienne Rigaut-Jalabert, Dominique Marie, Pei Ge, Estelle Bigeard, Stéphan Jacquet, Antoine Sciandra, Olivier Bernard, Sophie Rabouille & Anne-Claire Baudoux

Categories: Literature

Warming and nutrient enrichment in combination increase stochasticity and beta diversity of bacterioplankton assemblages across freshwater mesocosms

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Warming and nutrient enrichment in combination increase stochasticity and beta diversity of bacterioplankton assemblages across freshwater mesocosms

The ISME Journal 11, 613 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.159

Authors: Lijuan Ren, Dan He, Zhen Chen, Erik Jeppesen, Torben L Lauridsen, Martin Søndergaard, Zhengwen Liu & Qinglong L Wu

Categories: Literature

Refined experimental annotation reveals conserved corrinoid autotrophy in chloroform-respiring Dehalobacter isolates

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Refined experimental annotation reveals conserved corrinoid autotrophy in chloroform-respiring Dehalobacter isolates

The ISME Journal 11, 626 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.158

Authors: Po-Hsiang Wang, Shuiquan Tang, Kayla Nemr, Robert Flick, Jun Yan, Radhakrishnan Mahadevan, Alexander F Yakunin, Frank E Löffler & Elizabeth A Edwards

Categories: Literature

Elevated temperature increases carbon and nitrogen fluxes between phytoplankton and heterotrophic bacteria through physical attachment

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Elevated temperature increases carbon and nitrogen fluxes between phytoplankton and heterotrophic bacteria through physical attachment

The ISME Journal 11, 641 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.156

Authors: Nestor Arandia-Gorostidi, Peter K Weber, Laura Alonso-Sáez, Xosé Anxelu G Morán & Xavier Mayali

Categories: Literature

Co-occurrence of antibiotic and metal resistance genes revealed in complete genome collection

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Co-occurrence of antibiotic and metal resistance genes revealed in complete genome collection

The ISME Journal 11, 651 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.155

Authors: Li-Guan Li, Yu Xia & Tong Zhang

Categories: Literature

Helminth burden and ecological factors associated with alterations in wild host gastrointestinal microbiota

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Helminth burden and ecological factors associated with alterations in wild host gastrointestinal microbiota

The ISME Journal 11, 663 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.153

Authors: Lindsay K Newbold, Sarah J Burthe, Anna E Oliver, Hyun S Gweon, Christopher J Barnes, Francis Daunt & Christopher J van der Gast

Categories: Literature

Environmental spread of microbes impacts the development of metabolic phenotypes in mice transplanted with microbial communities from humans

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Environmental spread of microbes impacts the development of metabolic phenotypes in mice transplanted with microbial communities from humans

The ISME Journal 11, 676 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.151

Authors: Li Zhang, Martin Iain Bahl, Henrik Munch Roager, Cilius Esmann Fonvig, Lars I Hellgren, Henrik Lauritz Frandsen, Oluf Pedersen, Jens-Christian Holm, Torben Hansen & Tine Rask Licht

Categories: Literature

New roles in hemicellulosic sugar fermentation for the uncultivated Bacteroidetes family BS11

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

New roles in hemicellulosic sugar fermentation for the uncultivated Bacteroidetes family BS11

The ISME Journal 11, 691 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.150

Authors: Lindsey M Solden, David W Hoyt, William B Collins, Johanna E Plank, Rebecca A Daly, Erik Hildebrand, Timothy J Beavers, Richard Wolfe, Carrie D Nicora, Sam O Purvine, Michelle Carstensen, Mary S Lipton, Donald E Spalinger, Jeffrey L Firkins, Barbara A Wolfe & Kelly C Wrighton

Categories: Literature

Enhanced microbial electrosynthesis by using defined co-cultures

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Enhanced microbial electrosynthesis by using defined co-cultures

The ISME Journal 11, 704 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.149

Authors: Jörg S Deutzmann & Alfred M Spormann

Categories: Literature

Convergent patterns in the evolution of mealybug symbioses involving different intrabacterial symbionts

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Convergent patterns in the evolution of mealybug symbioses involving different intrabacterial symbionts

The ISME Journal 11, 715 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.148

Authors: Gitta Szabó, Frederik Schulz, Elena R Toenshoff, Jean-Marie Volland, Omri M Finkel, Shimshon Belkin & Matthias Horn

Categories: Literature

Coupled molecular and isotopic evidence for denitrifier controls over terrestrial nitrogen availability

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Coupled molecular and isotopic evidence for denitrifier controls over terrestrial nitrogen availability

The ISME Journal 11, 727 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.147

Authors: Erin F E Lennon & Benjamin Z Houlton

Categories: Literature

Redox potential as a master variable controlling pathways of metal reduction by Geobacter sulfurreducens

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Redox potential as a master variable controlling pathways of metal reduction by Geobacter sulfurreducens

The ISME Journal 11, 741 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.146

Authors: Caleb E Levar, Colleen L Hoffman, Aubrey J Dunshee, Brandy M Toner & Daniel R Bond

Categories: Literature

Use of plankton-derived vitamin B1 precursors, especially thiazole-related precursor, by key marine picoeukaryotic phytoplankton

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Use of plankton-derived vitamin B1 precursors, especially thiazole-related precursor, by key marine picoeukaryotic phytoplankton

The ISME Journal 11, 753 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.145

Authors: Ryan W Paerl, Francois-Yves Bouget, Jean-Claude Lozano, Valérie Vergé, Philippe Schatt, Eric E Allen, Brian Palenik & Farooq Azam

Categories: Literature

Genome of ‘Ca. Desulfovibrio trichonymphae’, an H2-oxidizing bacterium in a tripartite symbiotic system within a protist cell in the termite gut

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Genome of ‘Ca. Desulfovibrio trichonymphae’, an H2-oxidizing bacterium in a tripartite symbiotic system within a protist cell in the termite gut

The ISME Journal 11, 766 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.143

Authors: Hirokazu Kuwahara, Masahiro Yuki, Kazuki Izawa, Moriya Ohkuma & Yuichi Hongoh

Categories: Literature

Influence of phylogenetic conservatism and trait convergence on the interactions between fungal root endophytes and plants

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Influence of phylogenetic conservatism and trait convergence on the interactions between fungal root endophytes and plants

The ISME Journal 11, 777 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.140

Authors: Sevda Haghi Kia, Kyriaki Glynou, Thomas Nau, Marco Thines, Meike Piepenbring & Jose G Maciá-Vicente

Categories: Literature

A family of interaction-adjusted indices of community similarity

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

A family of interaction-adjusted indices of community similarity

The ISME Journal 11, 791 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.139

Authors: Thomas Sebastian Benedikt Schmidt, João Frederico Matias Rodrigues & Christian von Mering

Categories: Literature

Evidence for a role of viruses in the thermal sensitivity of coral photosymbionts

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Evidence for a role of viruses in the thermal sensitivity of coral photosymbionts

The ISME Journal 11, 808 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.154

Authors: Rachel Ashley Levin, Christian Robert Voolstra, Karen Dawn Weynberg & Madeleine Josephine Henriette van Oppen

Categories: Literature

Tick microbiome and pathogen acquisition altered by host blood meal

ISME - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:00

Tick microbiome and pathogen acquisition altered by host blood meal

The ISME Journal 11, 813 (March 2017). doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.152

Authors: Andrea Swei & Jessica Y Kwan

Categories: Literature

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