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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)

Hardy Microbe Thrives at pH 0 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article reports that a team of geomicrobiologists has detected a new microbe, called Ferroplasma acidarmanus, surviving in some of the most acidic waters on Earth - a seemingly impossible pH ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Acidic
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

The Microbial Arsenic Cycle in Mono Lake, California part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This minireview summarizes the biogeochemical arsenic cycle in the alkaline, hypersaline Mono Lake. Some prokaryotes of the lake have evolved biochemical mechanisms to exploit arsenate and arsenite, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Oxidation/Reduction Reactions, Organic and Biochemistry, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans, Hypersaline, Alkaline
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional

Phylogenetic Analysis of the Hyperthermophilic Pink Filament Community in Octopus Spring, Yellowstone National Park part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal article reports the molecular phylogenetic approach used to analyze a microbial community associated with the 84 to 88 degrees C outflow from Octopus Spring. The authors perform ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Microscopy, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Diversity
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Signature Lipids and Stable Carbon Isotope Analyses of Octopus Spring Hyperthermophilic Communities Compared with Those of Aquificales Representatives part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal article reports a study originally intended to examine the microbial composition of Octopus Spring and nearby vent biofilms. The article compares the lipid profiles of several genera ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Culturing Methods, Microscopy, Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Diversity, Ecology and Evolution of Microorganisms Inhabiting Hot Spring Microbial Mats part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website is part of the Frontiers in Investigative Biological Research (FIBR) Project 'Do Species Matter in Microbial Communities?' led by Principal Investigator David Ward. Following an ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Biofilms, Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional

Seasonal Distributions of Dominant 16S rRNA-Defined Populations in a Hot Spring Microbial Mat Examined by Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal abstract reports the distributions of bacterial populations within a microbial mat of Octopus Spring in Yellowstone National Park. Sites along the thermal gradient of the spring's ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biofilms
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis Profiles of 16S rRNA-Defined Populations Inhabiting a Hot Spring Microbial Mat Community part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal abstract reports population profiles of different temperature regions in the microbial mat community of Octopus Spring, Yellowstone National Park based on denaturing gradient gel ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Thermocrinis ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., a Pink-Filament-Forming Hyperthermophilic Bacterium Isolated from Yellowstone National Park part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal abstract describes a novel hyperthermophilic bacterium isolated from pink filamentous streamers occurring in the upper outflow channel of Octopus Spring in Yellowstone National Park. The ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Culturing Methods, Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

MBL Astrobiology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This MBL Astrobiology portal includes information about the MBL Astrobiology team, its personnel, prior work, and publications. The MBL Astrobiology team works toward understanding the patterns and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Astrobiology, Molecular Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Bibliography, Collection, Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)