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Microbial measurements

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Niche partitioning of microbial communities at an ancient vitrified hillfort: implications for vitrified radioactive waste disposal

Author(s)
Jamie L. Weaver, Andrew Plymale, Jacqueline Wells, Carolyn I. Pearce, Colin Brislawn, Emily Graham, Tanya Cheeke, Jessica Allen, Vincent Danna, Kimberly Tyrrell, Rolf Sjoblom, Edward Vicenzi, John McCloy, Eva Hj?rthner-Holdar, Erik Ogenhall, Mia Englund, David Peeler, Albert Kruger, Rick L. Paul
A pre-Viking era vitrified hillfort, Broborg, provides a habitat analogue for disposed radioactive waste glass and shows strong niche partitioning among the

The FeoC [4Fe4S] Cluster Is Redox-Active and Rapidly Oxygen-Sensitive

Author(s)
Aaron T. Smith, Richard O. Linkous, Nathan Max, Alexandrea E. Sestok, Veronika A. Szalai, Kelly N. Chacon
The acquisition of iron is essential to establishing virulence among most pathogens. Under acidic and/or anaerobic conditions, most bacteria utilize the widely