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Title: Genomics of "Candidatus Synechococcus spongiarium", a Cyanobacterial Sponge Symbiont

Marine sponges (Porifera): ancient metazoans of ecological importance, that produce bioactive secondary metabolites and interact with various microorganisms including cyanobacteria1: Marine Synechococcus spp.: cyanobacteria, important contributors to the global carbon cycle and major primary producers in the oceans2 Ca. S. spongiarum: an ecotype of this genus, widespread and abundant symbiont of various marine sponges around the world3, e.g. Aplysina aerophoba
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  1. Univ. of Wuerzburg (Germany)
  2. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Walnut Creek, CA (United States). Dept. of Energy Joint Genome Inst.
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Conference: JGI 9th Annual User Meeting , Walnut Creek, CA (United States), 17-20 Mar 2014
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Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA (United States)
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USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
09 BIOMASS FUELS; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS free-living ecotypes; CA.S.spongiarum; phylogenetic data Synechococcus spp