Dataset: Thermophile abundance - MPN
Deployment: MGL1216

Abundances of various thermophiles, and total CH4 produced in microcosms
Principal Investigator: 
James Holden (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Co-Principal Investigator: 
David A. Butterfield (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA-PMEL)
William Chadwick (Oregon State University, OSU-HMSC)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Nancy Copley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Deployment Synonyms:
 NeMO 2012
Version Date: 

This dataset includes Most-Probable Number (MPN, L-1) estimates of heterotrophs, H2-producing heterotrophs, methanogens, and non-methanogenic hydrogenotrophs that grow at 55 C and 80 C.

Relevant Reference: Topcuoglu, BD, Stewart LC, Morrison HG, Butterfield DA, Huber JA and Holden JF (2016) Hydrogen Limitation and Syntrophic Growth among Natural Assemblages of Thermophilic Methanogens at Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vents. Front. Microbiol. 7:1240. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01240

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