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    Breathing Arsenate: Microbes, Minerals, Mono Lake, and Maybe Even Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This abstract explains the discovery and significance of certain diverse and novel bacterial species achieving anaerobic growth using arsenate, rather than oxygen, as a respiratory electron acceptor. ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Hypersaline, Alkaline
    Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional

    From Genes to Genomes: Beyond Biodiversity in Spain's Rio Tinto part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This journal article reports the unexpectedly high eukaryotic phylogenetic diversity in Spain's Rio Tinto. Microbes of the Rio Tinto must be both acidophilic and tolerant of heavy metals to survive. ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity:Censuses, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
    Extreme Environments: Acidic, Altered by Humans
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

    Deinococcus geothermalis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    Site describes the radiation resistant microbe Deinococcus geothermalis and a close relative. Included in the web page is a list of References. The site also has links to other aspect of the microbe ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: High Radiation, Extremely Hot, Altered by Humans
    Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

    Burkholderia xenovorans LB400 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This web page describes the microbe Burkholderia xenovorans strain LB400. Burkholderia xenovorans LB400 is a know aerobic degrader of PCBs, as well as degrading benzoate. The page gives some genomic ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism
    Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Biographical Resources, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

    Methylobium petroleophilum part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This web page features the microbe Methylobium petroleophilum strain PM1 that can grow on and completely degrade the fuel additive MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether). The page gives some genomic ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Ecology:Metabolism
    Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

    Rhodobacter sphaeroides part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    Web site highlights the photosynthetic microbe Rhodobacter sphaeroides. This microbe is known to detoxify a number of metal oxides and oxyanions. The site also describes other aspects of research on ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Metabolism
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
    Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

    Desulfitobacterium hafniense part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    Web page highlingts the microbe Desulfitobacterium. Thess microbes can anaerobicaly dehalogenate both aromatic and alkyl chlorinated compounds. Compounds including chlorinated phenols, chlorinated ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Metabolism
    Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Anoxic
    Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

    Polaromonas strain JS666 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This web page highlights the microbe Polaromonas strain JS666. The microbe was found to degrade trans-1,2-dichloroethene (tDCE), TCE, VC, 1,2-dichloroethane (1,2-DCA) and ETH in addition to coal tar; ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
    Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

    Geobacter metallireducens part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This web page features the microbe Geobacter metallireducens. The site briefly describes the ability of Geobacter metallireducens to gain energy through the dissimilatory reduction of iron, ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
    Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

    Burkholderia cepacia R1808 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This web page features the Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc). Comprised of at least nine closely related species, the Bcc is known for bioremediation and metabolic diversity. The site includes a ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
    Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

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