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How Many Wolbachia Supergroups Exist? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a brief article from Molecular Biology and Evolution (2002) on classification of Wolbachia by molecular phylogenetics. The introduction to the paper provides an overview of previous ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology, :Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Diversity, Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Patterns
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Research Results, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional

Advanced sequencing technologies and their wider impact in microbiology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a review of DNA sequencing technologies published in The Journal of Experimental Biology in 2007. Several technologies are covered in detail - Sanger, 454, and polony approaches to sequencing ...
Subject: Biology: Chemistry, Biology, :Molecular , Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Scientific Resources, :Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

From Parasite to Mutualist: Rapid Evolution of Wolbachia in Natural Populations of Drosophila part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a research paper on a case study in Wolbachia evolution published in PLoS Biology in 2007. The study takes advantage of a natural experiment - the spread of Wolbachia through California ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Processes, Biology:Molecular Biology, Biology, :Evolution:Principles, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Parasitism, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Wolbachia: Evolutionary novelty in a rickettsial bacteria part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a research article on Wolbachia evolution published in BMC Evolutionary Biology in 2001. It presents a molecular phylogenetic study of Wolbachia, Ehrlichia, and Rickettsia. Two gene ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Molecular Biology, Ecology, Evolution, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Parasitism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Bibliography, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Nanobiology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Natural Science website contains links to articles associated with nanobes and nanobacteria from various accredited sources. A short summary is included after each entry.
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Phylogenetic characterization of the bacterial assemblage associated with mucous secretions of the hydrothermal vent polychaete Paralvinella palmiformis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This FEMS Microbiology Ecology journal article features a culture-independent molecular analysis of the bacterial assemblage associated with mucous secretions of the Northeastern Pacific vent ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Ecology:Habitats:Benthic, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: High Pressure, Extremely Hot
Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal:Hydrothermal Systems
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Geobiology of a microbial endolithic community in the Yellowstone geothermal environment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Letters to Nature scholarly article presents findings from a study done at Yellowstone's Norris Geyser Basin, the purpose of which was to characterize the endolithic microbial community in the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Molecular Biology, Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Acidic, Anoxic
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Geomicrobiology: How Molecular-Scale Interactions Underpin Biogeochemical Systems part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Science scholarly article discusses the molecular biology behind geomicrobiology. It features sections about microbial diversity, microbial activity in the environment, mechanistic details, the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Within Rock
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Anoxic
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

SEM imaging of bacteria in carbonate sediments and rocks part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Journal of Sedimentary Petrology scholarly paper details the findings of Robert Folk, the "father of nannobacteria." Folk is credited with discovering nanobe structures in carbonate ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Dominance of Vibrio fischeri in Secreted Mucus outside the Light Organ of Euprymna scolopes: the First Site of Symbiont Specificity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Applied and Environmental Microbiology journal article analyzes symbiont specificity of the Euprymna scolopes-Vibrio fischeri symbiosis. Previous studies have demonstrated that, during ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)