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- Thiel, Vera; Tank, Marcus; Neulinger, Sven C.; Gehrmann, Linda; Dorador, Cristina; Imhoff, Johannes F.
- FEMS microbiology ecology 2010 v.74 no.3 pp. 510-522
- Ectothiorhodospiraceae, etc ; Chromatiaceae; Prosthecochloris; bacterial communities; biosynthesis; community structure; enrichment culture; genes; lakes; photosynthetic bacteria; phylogeny; restriction fragment length polymorphism; sediments; Chile; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Phototrophic bacteria are important primary producers of salt lakes in the Salar de Atacama and at times form visible mass developments within and on top of the lake sediments. The communities of phototrophic bacteria from two of these lakes were characterized by molecular genetic approaches using key genes for the biosynthesis of the photosynthetic apparatus in phototrophic purple bacteria (pufLM ...