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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)

Characterization of a Novel Spirochete Associated with the Hydrothermal Vent Polychaete Annelid, Alvinella pompejana part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Applied and Environmental Microbiology journal article reports the characterization of a novel microbe associated with the hydrothermal vent tubeworm Alvinella pompejana, the most thermotolerant ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Diversity, 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)

Novel nano-organisms from Australian sandstones part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This American Mineralogist scholarly paper (PDF format) reports the detection of living colonies of nano-organisms (nanobes) on Triassic and Jurassic sandstones and other substrates. Dr. Philippa ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Microscopy, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Research Results
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

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)

An alternative interpretation of nanobacteria-induced biomineralization part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PNAS Microbiology scholarly paper discusses alternative explanations for "nanobe structures" found in the human body that are thought to contribute to tooth and arterial plaque. Their ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Culturing Methods, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
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)