Metabolic versatility of a novel N2-fixing Alphaproteobacterium isolated from a marine oxygen minimum zone
"The N2-fixing (diazotrophic) community in marine ecosystems is dominated by non-cyanobacterial microorganisms. Yet, very little is known about their identity, function and ecological relevance due to a lack of cultured representatives. Here we report a novel heterotrophic diazotroph isolated from the oxygen minimum zone (OMZ) off Peru. [...]"
Source: environmental microbiology
Authors: Clara Martínez-Pérez et al.