• Uncultured microbial phyla suggest mechanisms for multi-thousand-year subsistence in Baltic sea sediments 

      Bird, Jordan T.; Tague, Eric; Zinke, Laura; Schmidt, Jenna M.; Steen, Andrew; Reese, Brandi; Marshall, Ian; Weightman, Andrew; Castro, Hector; Campagna, Shawn; Lloyd, Karen (ASM Journals, 2019-04-16)
      Energy-starved microbes in deep marine sediments subsist at near-zero growth for thousands of years, yet the mechanisms for their subsistence are unknown because no model strains have been cultivated from most of these ...