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Title: Reply to Delmont and Eren: Strain variants and population structure during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Abstract

A laboratory simulation revealed the succession patterns of oil degradation and microbial community changes during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, one of the largest environmental catastrophes in human history. Hu et al. successfully recovered genomes of several oil-degrading bacteria, including one of “Candidatus Bermanella macondoprimitus,” with high identity to the dominant Oceanospirillales 16S rRNA gene sequences recovered from the deep-ocean hydrocarbon plumes. Delmont and Eren (3) reanalyzed metagenomic data generated from these plumes to argue that this Bermanella was not present.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]; ORCiD logo [2];  [4];  [5]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. Univ. of Duisburg-Essen (Germany); Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
  2. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  3. Stanford Univ., CA (United States)
  4. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States); USDOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI), Walnut Creek, CA (United States)
  5. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1482524
Grant/Contract Number:  
[AC02-05CH11231]
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Additional Journal Information:
[ Journal Volume: 114; Journal Issue: 43]; Journal ID: ISSN 0027-8424
Publisher:
National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Probst, Alexander J., Hu, Ping, Sun, Christine L., Dubinsky, Eric A., Sieber, Christian M. K., Banfield, Jillian F., and Andersen, Gary L. Reply to Delmont and Eren: Strain variants and population structure during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1073/pnas.1712466114.
Probst, Alexander J., Hu, Ping, Sun, Christine L., Dubinsky, Eric A., Sieber, Christian M. K., Banfield, Jillian F., & Andersen, Gary L. Reply to Delmont and Eren: Strain variants and population structure during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. United States. doi:10.1073/pnas.1712466114.
Probst, Alexander J., Hu, Ping, Sun, Christine L., Dubinsky, Eric A., Sieber, Christian M. K., Banfield, Jillian F., and Andersen, Gary L. Tue . "Reply to Delmont and Eren: Strain variants and population structure during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill". United States. doi:10.1073/pnas.1712466114. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1482524.
@article{osti_1482524,
title = {Reply to Delmont and Eren: Strain variants and population structure during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill},
author = {Probst, Alexander J. and Hu, Ping and Sun, Christine L. and Dubinsky, Eric A. and Sieber, Christian M. K. and Banfield, Jillian F. and Andersen, Gary L.},
abstractNote = {A laboratory simulation revealed the succession patterns of oil degradation and microbial community changes during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, one of the largest environmental catastrophes in human history. Hu et al. successfully recovered genomes of several oil-degrading bacteria, including one of “Candidatus Bermanella macondoprimitus,” with high identity to the dominant Oceanospirillales 16S rRNA gene sequences recovered from the deep-ocean hydrocarbon plumes. Delmont and Eren (3) reanalyzed metagenomic data generated from these plumes to argue that this Bermanella was not present.},
doi = {10.1073/pnas.1712466114},
journal = {Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
number = [43],
volume = [114],
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {10}
}

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