methanotroph


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methanotroph

any ORGANISM that can use methane as sole source of CARBON and ENERGY.
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To single out how and which methanotrophs perform demethylation, the ORNL-led teamalong with methanotroph experts from the University of Michigan and Iowa State Universityinvestigated the behavior of many different methanotrophs and used sophisticated mass spectrometry to analyze methylmercury uptake and decomposition by these bacteria.
The soil methanotroph community structure for five treatments (MF, RF, LOM, HOM and CK) were analysed to assess the effects of the different treatments on methanotroph abundance.
131 SHIFTS IN METHANOTROPH COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AT DEEP SEA METHANE SEEPS IN RESPONSE TO OXYGEN AND METHANE CONCENTRATIONS
4] oxidation are known to increase in relation to forest successional status as soil physical properties and methanotroph populations change (Tate et al.
Nutrient amendments in soil DNA stable isotope probing experiments reduce the observed methanotroph diversity.
crtZ) in the obligate methanotroph Methylomonas sp.
Polymerase chain reaction analysis revealed soluble methane monooxygenase genes in methanotrophic enrichments, and 16S rRNA analysis identified Methylocystis parvus with 98% similarity, further indicating the presence of a type II methanotroph.
Singh BK, Tate KR, Ross DJ, Singh J, Dando J, Thomas N, Millard P, Murrell JC (2009) Soil methane oxidation and methanotroph responses to afforestation of pastures with Pinus radiata stands.
mashikoi as a possible methanotroph on the basis of phylogenetic affinity (also seen in our proposed phylogeny) to known methanotrophs, Methylosarcina sp.
A Michaelis-Menton analysis of the kinetic data agreed with high affinity methanotroph data from forest soils, where [K.
Niche differentiation in nitrogen metabolism among methanotrophs within an operational taxonomic unit.