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Title: Microbial drivers of global change at the aggregate scale: linking genomic function to carbon metabolism and warming

Abstract

Understanding and accurately predicting the microbial cycling of carbon in soil environments has been challenged by our ability to associate microbial community dynamics into ecosystem-scale biogeochemical models. Soil fractionation techniques provide an opportunity to examine intact microbial communities in a context that is relevant to both microbial community metabolism and ecosystem processes. We developed approaches that targeted metabolically active microorganisms and functions that drive carbon cycling in soils from bioenergy cropping systems. We used metatranscriptomics, genome sequencing, cell sorting, and cell isolation methods to access the key organisms involved in soil carbon cycling (e.g. cellulose decomposition) in soil aggregate fractions.

Authors:
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  1. Iowa State University; Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States); Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23). Biological Systems Science Division
OSTI Identifier:
1524429
Report Number(s):
Final Report: DOE-IowaState-0010775
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0010775
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; microbiome, soil, ecology, ecosystem, metagenomics, cellulose, carbon, biofuel

Citation Formats

Hofmockel, Kirsten. Microbial drivers of global change at the aggregate scale: linking genomic function to carbon metabolism and warming. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.2172/1524429.
Hofmockel, Kirsten. Microbial drivers of global change at the aggregate scale: linking genomic function to carbon metabolism and warming. United States. doi:10.2172/1524429.
Hofmockel, Kirsten. Wed . "Microbial drivers of global change at the aggregate scale: linking genomic function to carbon metabolism and warming". United States. doi:10.2172/1524429. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1524429.
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