Adaptability as the key to success for the ubiquitous marine nitrite oxidizer Nitrococcus

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Science Advances  01 Nov 2017:
Vol. 3, no. 11, e1700807
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700807

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vol. 3 no. 11

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  • Received for publication March 10, 2017
  • Accepted for publication October 13, 2017

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  1. Jessika Füssel1,2,*,,
  2. Sebastian Lücker3,4,*,,
  3. Pelin Yilmaz1,
  4. Boris Nowka5,
  5. Maartje A. H. J. van Kessel4,
  6. Patric Bourceau1,4,
  7. Philipp F. Hach1,
  8. Sten Littmann1,
  9. Jasmine Berg1,
  10. Eva Spieck5,
  11. Holger Daims3,
  12. Marcel M. M. Kuypers1 and
  13. Phyllis Lam1,2
  1. 1Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, 28359 Bremen, Germany.
  2. 2Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, University of Southampton, Southampton SO14 3ZH, UK.
  3. 3Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science, University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria.
  4. 4Department of Microbiology, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Radboud University, 6525 AJ Nijmegen, Netherlands.
  5. 5Section Microbiology, Biocenter Klein Flottbek, University of Hamburg, 22609 Hamburg, Germany.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: jessika.fuessel{at} (J.F.); s.luecker{at} (S.L.)
    • These authors contributed equally to this work.


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