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dc.contributor.authorZhang, Weipeng*
dc.contributor.authorTian, Ren-Mao*
dc.contributor.authorSun, Jin*
dc.contributor.authorBougouffa, Salim*
dc.contributor.authorDing, Wei*
dc.contributor.authorCai, Lin*
dc.contributor.authorLan, Yi*
dc.contributor.authorTong, Haoya*
dc.contributor.authorLi, Yongxin*
dc.contributor.authorJamieson, Alan J.*
dc.contributor.authorBajic, Vladimir B.*
dc.contributor.authorDrazen, Jeffrey C.*
dc.contributor.authorBartlett, Douglas*
dc.contributor.authorQian, Pei-Yuan*
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-30T06:58:23Z
dc.date.available2018-04-30T06:58:23Z
dc.date.issued2018-04-25en
dc.identifier.citationZhang W, Tian R-M, Sun J, Bougouffa S, Ding W, et al. (2018) Genome Reduction in Psychromonas Species within the Gut of an Amphipod from the Ocean’s Deepest Point. mSystems 3: e00009–18. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/msystems.00009-18.en
dc.identifier.issn2379-5077en
dc.identifier.pmid29657971
dc.identifier.doi10.1128/msystems.00009-18en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/627690
dc.description.abstractAmphipods are the dominant scavenging metazoan species in the Mariana Trench, the deepest known point in Earth's oceans. Here the gut microbiota of the amphipod Hirondellea gigas collected from the Challenger and Sirena Deeps of the Mariana Trench were investigated. The 11 amphipod individuals included for analyses were dominated by Psychromonas, of which a nearly complete genome was successfully recovered (designated CDP1). Compared with previously reported free-living Psychromonas strains, CDP1 has a highly reduced genome. Genome alignment showed deletion of the trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) reducing gene cluster in CDP1, suggesting that theen
dc.description.sponsorshipThe investigations and samplings for this study were done with the permission of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the Micronesia permit number is FM14-KY01401RS-01, and the USFW permit number is 2014-003). We thank the crew of the RV Falkor on the Schmidt Ocean Institute-funded cruises to Challenger Deep and Sirena Deep. We thank John B. Hanks and Craig Kapfer for their support while performing some of the computational work on Dragon and Snapdragon compute clusters of the Computational Bioscience Research Center at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. This study was supported by grants from the Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDB06010102) and the Nature Science Foundation of China (U1301232).en
dc.publisherAmerican Society for Microbiologyen
dc.relation.urlhttp://msystems.asm.org/content/3/3/e00009-18en
dc.rightsThis is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.en
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/en
dc.subjectAmphipoden
dc.subjectGut Microbiotaen
dc.subjectMariana Trenchen
dc.subjectPsychromonasen
dc.titleGenome Reduction in Psychromonas Species within the Gut of an Amphipod from the Ocean’s Deepest Pointen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentComputer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division*
dc.contributor.departmentApplied Mathematics and Computational Science Program*
dc.contributor.departmentComputational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC)*
dc.identifier.journalmSystemsen
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dc.contributor.institutionDivision of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China.*
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Marine Science and Technology, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.*
dc.contributor.institutionDepartment of Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.*
dc.contributor.institutionMarine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA.*
kaust.authorBougouffa, Salim*
kaust.authorBajic, Vladimir B.*
refterms.dateFOA2018-06-13T13:29:59Z


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