Cover_etter.docWord document30KSupporting information
Figure_S1.pdfPDF document166KStudy area. The figure shows the location of the Yangtze Estuary and the sampling sites during field investigations.
Figure_S2.pdfPDF document9KExamples showing concentrations of 29N2 and 30N2 in sediment samples spiked with 15N-labeled ammonium and nitrate, respectively.
Figure_S3.pdfPDF document94KPCR amplifications of anammox bacteria. The length of the PCR products of anammox bacteria was 477 bp. M: Marker DL 2000; NT: Negative control; 1: XP-Summer; 2: LH-Summer; 3: WS-Summer; 4: BL-Summer; 5: LC-Summer; 6: DX-Summer; 7: YY-Summer; 8: XP-Winter; 9: LH-Winter; 10: WS-Winter; 11: BL-Winter; 12: LC-Winter; 13: DX-Winter; 14: YY-Winter.
Figure_S4.pdfPDF document9KThe spatiotemporal variations of the specific cell anammox rates assuming each cell has equal activity and each genome contains 1.0 gene copy. Vertical bars indicate standard error (n = 3).
Figure_S5.pdfPDF document84KThe community compositions and distributions of anammox bacteria in the marsh sediments of the Yangtze Estuary. S and W in bracket indicate summer and winter, respectively.
Figure_S6.pdfPDF document11KThe spatiotemporal variations of denitrification rates in the marsh sediments of the Yangtze Estuary and their correlation with anammox rates. Vertical bars indicate standard error (n = 3).
Figure_S7.pdfPDF document8KThe correlation between anammox bacterial abundance and associated rates in the marsh sediments of the Yangtze Estuary.
Figure_S8.pdfPDF document10KThe correlation of nitrite concentrations with the potential denitrification and nitrification rates in the marsh sediments of the Yangtze Estuary.
Table_S1.docxWord 2007 document14KEnvironmental parameters of the marsh sediments from the Yangtze Estuary.
Table_S2.docxWord 2007 document14K16S rRNA gene sequence identities (%) of the retrieved anammox bacterial clusters compared with known anammox bacteria.
Table_S3.docxWord 2007 document14KPearson correlation analyses of environmental factors with the diversity, abundance and activity of anammox bacteria.

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