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Photosystem I gene cassettes are present in marine virus genomes
Sharon, I.; Alperovitch, A.; Rohwer, F.; Haynes, M.; Glaser, F.; Atamna-Ismaeel, N.; Pinter, R.Y.; Partensky, F.; Koonin, E.V.; Wolf, Y.I.; Nelson, N.; Béjà, O. (2009). Photosystem I gene cassettes are present in marine virus genomes. Nature (Lond.) 461(7261): 258-262
In: Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 0028-0836, more
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Keyword
    Marine

Authors  Top 
  • Sharon, I.
  • Alperovitch, A.
  • Rohwer, F.
  • Haynes, M.
  • Glaser, F.
  • Atamna-Ismaeel, N.
  • Pinter, R.Y.
  • Partensky, F.
  • Koonin, E.V.
  • Wolf, Y.I.
  • Nelson, N.
  • Béjà, O.

Abstract
    Cyanobacteria are important contributors to photosynthetic productivity in the open oceans. Functional photosystem II components are known to be encoded in cyanophage genomes and are suggested to provide a fitness advantage to the virus by boosting host performance. It is now shown that photosystem I components can also be detected in cyanophages.

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