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- Zhang, Xiaowei; Liu, Kun; Li, Ping; Jiao, Jimmy J. J.; Dvornyk, Volodymyr; Gu, Ji-Dong
- Geomicrobiology journal 2019 v.36 no.6 pp. 522-532
- Proteobacteria; ammonium; bacteria; ecosystems; environmental factors; freshwater lakes; genes; methane; nitrogen; nucleotide sequences; oxidation; phylogeny; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal RNA; salinity; sediments; China; Gobi Desert
- ... Nitrite-dependent anaerobic methane oxidation (n-damo) process, mediated by Candidatus Methylomirabilis oxyfera of the candidate phylum NC10, was discovered recently which plays an important role in coupling the global nitrogen and carbon cycles. However, the distribution and diversity of this new anaerobic methane-oxidizing microorganism have not been investigated in desert lakes yet. The present ...