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October 31, 2016
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Vielfalt der Viren in Ozeanen dreimal höher als bislang bekannt

Wechselwirkung von Viren und Mikroorganismen entscheidend für Ökosystem Ein internationales ForscherInnenteam unter der Leitung von Matthew Sullivan von der Ohio State University (USA) mit Beteiligung von Alexander Loy von der Universität Wien liefert einen wichtigen Beitrag zur Katalogisierung der genetischen … Continue reading

August 20, 2014
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Tiniest Catch: UA Scientists’ Fishing Expedition Reveals Viral Diversity in the Sea

Using bacteria as bait, UA scientists caught wild ocean viruses and found that the genetic lines between virus types in nature are less blurred than previously thought. A fishing expedition of microscopic proportions led by University of Arizona ecologists revealed … Continue reading

October 14, 2013
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UA Researchers Investigating How Oceans Function Without Oxygen

Studying phages, viruses that infect bacteria, can help researchers to better understand how portions of the world’s oceans function without oxygen. Though small, viruses could hold the secrets of how vast portions of the world’s oceans function without oxygen. University … Continue reading

October 10, 2013
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The Failing Freezer: How Soil Microbes Affect Global Climate

With a $3.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, a UA-led international collaboration studies how microbes release greenhouse gases as they gain access to nutrients in the soil thawing under the influence of warmer global temperatures. The U.S. … Continue reading

July 27, 2013
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Newly Discovered Marine Viruses Offer Glimpse Into Untapped Biodiversity

Studying bacteria from the Baltic Sea, UA researchers have discovered an entire array of previously unknown viruses that barely resemble any of the known bacteria-infecting viruses. Researchers of the University of Arizona’s Tucson Marine Phage Lab have discovered a dozen new … Continue reading

February 14, 2013
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UA Scientists Help Discover Most Abundant Ocean Virus

Researchers have discovered four previously unknown viruses that infect the Earth’s most abundant organism, the marine bacterium SAR11. Because of their huge numbers, these tiny players have critical roles in the global cycle of carbon and other nutrients. The greatest … Continue reading