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Volume 12, Issue 7

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Association of gut microbial communities with plasma lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (LBP) in premenopausal women

Jessica S Citronberg, Keith R Curtis, Emily White, Polly A Newcomb, Katherine Newton et al.

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1631 - 1641; February 12, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0064-6


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Elevated circulating levels of succinate in human obesity are linked to specific gut microbiota

Carolina Serena, Victoria Ceperuelo-Mallafré, Noelia Keiran, Maria Isabel Queipo-Ortuño, Rosa Bernal et al.

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1642 - 1657; February 12, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0068-2


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Consistent changes in the taxonomic structure and functional attributes of bacterial communities during primary succession

Rüdiger Ortiz-Álvarez, Noah Fierer, Asunción de los Ríos, Emilio O. Casamayor & Albert Barberán

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1658 - 1667; February 20, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0076-2


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Cryptophyta as major bacterivores in freshwater summer plankton

Vesna Grujcic, Julia K Nuy, Michaela M Salcher, Tanja Shabarova, Vojtech Kasalicky et al.

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1668 - 1681; February 20, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0057-5


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Iron and phosphorus deprivation induce sociality in the marine bloom-forming cyanobacterium Trichodesmium

Yael Tzubari, Liel Magnezi, Avraham Be’er & Ilana Berman-Frank

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1682 - 1693; February 20, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0073-5


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Specialized plant biochemistry drives gene clustering in fungi

Emile Gluck-Thaler & Jason C. Slot

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1694 - 1705; February 20, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0075-3


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A virus or more in (nearly) every cell: ubiquitous networks of virus–host interactions in extreme environments

Jacob H. Munson-McGee, Shengyun Peng, Samantha Dewerff, Ramunas Stepanauskas, Rachel J. Whitaker et al.

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1706 - 1714; February 21, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0071-7


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Expanded diversity of microbial groups that shape the dissimilatory sulfur cycle

Karthik Anantharaman, Bela Hausmann, Sean P. Jungbluth, Rose S. Kantor, Adi Lavy et al.

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1715 - 1728; February 21, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0078-0


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Peatland Acidobacteria with a dissimilatory sulfur metabolism

Bela Hausmann, Claus Pelikan, Craig W. Herbold, Stephan Köstlbacher, Mads Albertsen et al.

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1729 - 1742; February 23, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0077-1


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Mycoplasma-related endobacteria within Mortierellomycotina fungi: diversity, distribution and functional insights into their lifestyle

Alessandro Desirò, Zhen Hao, Julian A. Liber, Gian Maria Niccolò Benucci, David Lowry et al.

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1743 - 1757; February 23, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0053-9


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Competition–colonization tradeoffs structure fungal diversity

Gabriel R. Smith, Brian S. Steidinger, Thomas D. Bruns & Kabir G. Peay

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1758 - 1767; February 28, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0086-0


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Decomposer food web in a deciduous forest shows high share of generalist microorganisms and importance of microbial biomass recycling

Ruben López-Mondéjar, Vendula Brabcová, Martina Štursová, Anna Davidová, Jan Jansa et al.

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1768 - 1778; February 28, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0084-2


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Comparative genomics sheds light on niche differentiation and the evolutionary history of comammox Nitrospira

Alejandro Palomo, Anders G. Pedersen, S. Jane Fowler, Arnaud Dechesne, Thomas Sicheritz-Pontén et al.

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1779 - 1793; March 07, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0083-3


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Predicting the structure of soil communities from plant community taxonomy, phylogeny, and traits

Jonathan W. Leff, Richard D. Bardgett, Anna Wilkinson, Benjamin G. Jackson, William J. Pritchard et al.

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1794 - 1805; March 09, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0089-x


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A pantropically introduced tree is followed by specific ectomycorrhizal symbionts due to pseudo-vertical transmission

Seynabou Séne, Marc-André Selosse, Mathieu Forget, Josie Lambourdière, Khoudia Cissé et al.

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1806 - 1816; March 13, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0088-y


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Global negative effects of nitrogen deposition on soil microbes

Tian’an Zhang, Han Y. H. Chen & Honghua Ruan

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1817 - 1825; March 27, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0096-y


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Syntrophic pathways for microbial mercury methylation

Ri-Qing Yu, John R. Reinfelder, Mark E. Hines & Tamar Barkay

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1826 - 1835; March 29, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0106-0


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Nutrient limitation suppresses the temperature dependence of phytoplankton metabolic rates

Emilio Marañón, María P. Lorenzo, Pedro Cermeño & Beatriz Mouriño-Carballido

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1836 - 1845; April 25, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0105-1


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Cultivation and genomics of the first freshwater SAR11 (LD12) isolate

Michael W. Henson, V. Celeste Lanclos, Brant C. Faircloth & J. Cameron Thrash

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1846 - 1860; March 29, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0092-2


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Potential for primary productivity in a globally-distributed bacterial phototroph

E. D. Graham, J. F. Heidelberg & B. J. Tully

The ISME Journal 2018 12 :1861 - 1866; March 09, 2018; 10.1038/s41396-018-0091-3


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