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.
DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.14008

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