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Aerobic Archaea in iron-rich springs

The discovery and characterization of a phylum-level archaeal lineage in iron-rich hot springs—the Marsarchaeota—expands the phylogenetic depth and physiological diversity of aerobic archaea.

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Fig. 1: An exemplary habitat for Marsarchaeota, Echinus Geyser in Norris Geyser Basin (Yellowstone National Park).


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Teske, A. Aerobic Archaea in iron-rich springs. Nat Microbiol 3, 646–647 (2018).

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