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High viral infection rates in Antarctic and Arctic bacterioplankton
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Ecology and Environmental Science.
2007 (English)In: Environmental Microbiology, Vol. 9, no 1, 250-255 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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The frequency of visibly phage-infected bacterial cells (FVIB) and the average number of phages per cell [i.e. burst size (BS)] were determined in Antarctic and Arctic ultra-oligotrophic freshwater environments. Water samples were collected from two Antarctic freshwater lakes and cryoconite holes from a glacier in the Arctic. Data from this bipolar study show the highest FVIB (average 26.1%, range 5.1% to 66.7%) and the lowest BS (average 4, range 2–15) ever reported in the literature. The bacterial density is low in these ultra-oligotrophic freshwater environments but a large proportion of the bacteria are visibly infected. Our results suggest that a constant virioplankton population can be maintained in these extreme environments even though host density is low and often slow growing.

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2007. Vol. 9, no 1, 250-255 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-11884DOI: doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2006.01135.xOAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-11884DiVA: diva2:151555
Available from: 2007-03-15 Created: 2007-03-15 Last updated: 2011-01-11Bibliographically approved

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