Microbiology: Intraterrestrial lifestyles

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Nature
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496,
Pages:
176–177
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doi:10.1038/nature12088
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Genome sequencing of cells plucked from marine sediments reveals metabolic details for two abundant lineages of Archaea. These microorganisms may play a key part in breaking down protein buried deep inside Earth. See Letter p.215

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  1. David L. Valentine is in the Department of Earth Science and the Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA.

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