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Chemolithotrofe zwavelbacteriën in het sediment van de Waddenzee
Cohen, T. (1975). Chemolithotrofe zwavelbacteriën in het sediment van de Waddenzee. NIOZ-rapport, 1975(16). Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek der Zee: Texel. 51, 22 pp.
Part of: NIOZ-rapport. Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ): Den Burg. ISSN 0923-3210, more
Peer reviewed article  

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    Marine

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  • Cohen, T.

Abstract
    The occurrence and vertical distribution of autotrophic thiosulfate oxidizing bacteria in the sediments of the Dutch Waddensea has been investigated. With the use of a new quantitative method based on a relation between the rate of oxidation of thiosulfate in mineral media and the activity of the inoculated mud, a high activity in the surface layer of a vertical sediment profile could be demonstrated in only one case. In all cases a slight activity of the concerned bacteria in all depths was found, and it was concluded that the bacteria could move to higher depths by active migration.

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