Environmental Microbiology

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Edited By: Kenneth N. Timmis, Martin Polz, Paola Bonfante, Rachel Whitaker, Thomas K.Wood, Jay Lennon, David Berry, Frank Stewart, Julie Huber, Juan L. Ramos and Alyson Santoro. Genomics Update Editor: Michael Galperin

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 16/123 (Microbiology)

Online ISSN: 1462-2920

Associated Title(s): Environmental Microbiology Reports

Chief Editor's Choice Articles Volume 12

Wrinkles in the rare biosphere: pyrosequencing errors can lead to artificial inflation of diversity estimates
Victor Kunin, Anna Engelbrektson, Howard Ochman and Philip Hugenholtz

GeneFISH - an in situ technique for linking gene presence and cell identity in environmental microorganisms
Cristina Moraru, Phyllis Lam, Bernhard M. Fuchs, Marcel M. M. Kuypers and Rudolf Amann

Isolation and characterization of a novel Borrelia group of tick-borne borreliae from imported reptiles and their associated ticks
Ai Takano, Koichi Goka, Yumi Une, Yuichi Shimada, Hiromi Fujita, Teiichiro Shiino, Haruo Watanabe and Hiroki Kawabata

Methanogenesis, sulfate reduction and crude oil biodegradation in hot Alaskan oilfields
Lisa M. Gieg, Irene A. Davidova, Kathleen E. Duncan and Joseph M. Suflita

Cattle, weather and water: mapping Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections in humans in England and Scotland
P. Money, A. F. Kelly, S. W. J. Gould, J. Denholm-Price, E. J. Threlfall and M. D. Fielder

Web of ecological interactions in an experimental gut microbiota
Pål Trosvik, Knut Rudi, Knut Olav Strætkvern, Kjetill S. Jakobsen, Tormod Næs and Nils Chr. Stenseth

Increase in midgut microbiota load induces an apparent immune priming and increases tolerance to Bacillus thuringiensis
Patricia Hernández-Martínez, Bahram Naseri, Gloria Navarro-Cerrillo, Baltasar Escriche, Juan Ferré and Salvador Herrero

Fresh fruit and vegetables as vehicles for the transmission of human pathogens
Cedric N. Berger, Samir V. Sodha, Robert K. Shaw, Patricia M. Griffin, David Pink, Paul Hand and Gad Frankel

Vibrio infections triggering mass mortality events in a warming Mediterranean Sea
Luigi Vezzulli, Monica Previati, Carla Pruzzo, Anna Marchese, David G Bourne and Carlo Cerrano, the VibrioSea Consortium

Fungal mycelia allow chemotactic dispersal of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria in water-unsaturated systems
Shoko Furuno, Katrin Päzolt, Cornelia Rabe, Thomas R. Neu, Hauke Harms and Lukas Y. Wick

Replicate or lie
James I. Prosser

Dynamics of genome evolution in facultative symbionts of aphids
Patrick H. Degnan, Teresa E. Leonardo, Bodil N. Cass, Bonnie Hurwitz, David Stern, Richard A. Gibbs, Stephen Richards and Nancy A. Moran

Endobacteria affect the metabolic profile of their host Gigaspora margarita, an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus
Alessandra Salvioli, Marco Chiapello, Joel Fontaine, Anissa Lounes Hadj-Sahraoui, Anne Grandmougin-Ferjani, Luisa Lanfranco and Paola Bonfante

Deep sequencing reveals exceptional diversity and modes of transmission for bacterial sponge symbionts
Nicole S. Webster, Michael W. Taylor, Faris Behnam, Sebastian Lücker, Thomas Rattei, Stephen Whalan, Matthias Horn and Michael Wagner

Taming the symbiont for coexistence: a host PGRP neutralizes a bacterial symbiont toxin
Joshua V. Troll, Eric H. Bent, Nicholas Pacquette, Andrew M. Wier, William E. Goldman, Neal Silverman and Margaret J. McFall-Ngai

Transmission of a bacterial consortium in Eisenia fetida egg capsules
Seana K. Davidson, Ryan J. Powell and David A. Stahl