The Microbial Sea: Single-Cell Organisms Dominate

Title

The Microbial Sea: Single-Cell Organisms Dominate

Authors

Mitchell Sogin

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Description

The Census of Marine Microbes, a collaboration between 50 research laboratories working in study sites distributed throughout the world’s oceans, has revealed spectacular levels of single cell microbial diversity, including some very uncommon groups of microbes that constitute the “rare biosphere”.

Mitchell Sogin is Senior Scientist and Director at the Josephine Bay Paul Center, Marine Biological Laboratory.

Publication Date

11-2011

Keywords

ocean, sea, marine microbes, single-cell organisms, microbial diversity, rare biosphere, marine biology, Census of Marine Microbes

Disciplines

Marine Biology

The Microbial Sea: Single-Cell Organisms Dominate
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