Piecewise Structural Equation Model (SEM) Disentangles the Environmental Conditions Favoring Diatom Diazotroph Associations (DDAs) in the Western Tropical North Atlantic (WTNA).

Stenegren M, Berg C, Padilla CC, David SS, Montoya JP, Yager PL, Foster RA

Front Microbiol 8 (-) 810 [2017-05-09; online 2017-05-09]

Diatom diazotroph associations (DDAs) are important components in the world's oceans, especially in the western tropical north Atlantic (WTNA), where blooms have a significant impact on carbon and nitrogen cycling. However, drivers of their abundances and distribution patterns remain unknown. Here, we examined abundance and distribution patterns for two DDA populations in relation to the Amazon River (AR) plume in the WTNA. Quantitative PCR assays, targeting two DDAs (het-1 and het-2) by their symbiont's

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PubMed 28536565

DOI 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00810

Crossref 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00810

pmc: PMC5423296

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