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Article: Hypolithic Microbial Community of Quartz Pavement in the High-Altitude Tundra of Central Tibet

TitleHypolithic Microbial Community of Quartz Pavement in the High-Altitude Tundra of Central Tibet
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Issue Date2010
PublisherSpringer New York LLC. The Journal's web site is located at http://link.springer.de/link/service/journals/00248/index.htm
Citation
Microbial Ecology, 2010, v. 60 n. 4, p. 730-739 How to Cite?
AbstractThe hypolithic microbial community associated with quartz pavement at a high-altitude tundra location in central Tibet is described. A small-scale ecological survey indicated that 36% of quartz rocks were colonized. Community profiling using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism revealed no significant difference in community structure among a number of colonized rocks. Real-time quantitative PCR and phylogenetic analysis of environmental phylotypes obtained from clone libraries were used to elucidate community structure across all domains. The hypolithon was dominated by cyanobacterial phylotypes (73%) with relatively low frequencies of other bacterial phylotypes, largely represented by the chloroflexi, actinobacteria, and bacteriodetes. Unidentified crenarchaeal phylotypes accounted for 4% of recoverable phylotypes, while algae, fungi, and mosses were indicated by a small fraction of recoverable phylotypes. © 2010 The Author(s).
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/144992
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2015 Impact Factor: 3.232
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 1.346
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Funding AgencyGrant Number
Hong Kong Research Grants CouncilHKU 7733/08M
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The authors are grateful to the Tibet Ministry of Geology for their fieldwork assistance. This work was supported by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (grant number HKU 7733/08M).

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dc.contributor.authorWong, FKYen_HK
dc.contributor.authorLacap, DCen_HK
dc.contributor.authorLau, MCYen_HK
dc.contributor.authorAitchison, JCen_HK
dc.contributor.authorCowan, DAen_HK
dc.contributor.authorPointing, SBen_HK
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-21T05:45:10Z-
dc.date.available2012-02-21T05:45:10Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_HK
dc.identifier.citationMicrobial Ecology, 2010, v. 60 n. 4, p. 730-739en_HK
dc.identifier.issn0095-3628en_HK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/144992-
dc.description.abstractThe hypolithic microbial community associated with quartz pavement at a high-altitude tundra location in central Tibet is described. A small-scale ecological survey indicated that 36% of quartz rocks were colonized. Community profiling using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism revealed no significant difference in community structure among a number of colonized rocks. Real-time quantitative PCR and phylogenetic analysis of environmental phylotypes obtained from clone libraries were used to elucidate community structure across all domains. The hypolithon was dominated by cyanobacterial phylotypes (73%) with relatively low frequencies of other bacterial phylotypes, largely represented by the chloroflexi, actinobacteria, and bacteriodetes. Unidentified crenarchaeal phylotypes accounted for 4% of recoverable phylotypes, while algae, fungi, and mosses were indicated by a small fraction of recoverable phylotypes. © 2010 The Author(s).en_HK
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherSpringer New York LLC. The Journal's web site is located at http://link.springer.de/link/service/journals/00248/index.htmen_HK
dc.relation.ispartofMicrobial Ecologyen_HK
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong Licenseen_US
dc.subject.meshAltitude-
dc.subject.meshBacteria - classification - genetics - isolation and purification - metabolism-
dc.subject.meshDNA, Bacterial - genetics-
dc.subject.meshEcosystem-
dc.subject.meshGeologic Sediments - microbiology-
dc.titleHypolithic Microbial Community of Quartz Pavement in the High-Altitude Tundra of Central Tibeten_HK
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dc.identifier.emailLau, MCY: maglau@princeton.eduen_HK
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