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TitleMetagenomics reveals sediment microbial community response to Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Study TypeOther
Abstract The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico resulted in a deep-sea hydrocarbon plume that caused a shift in the indigenous microbial community composition with unknown ecological consequences. Early in the spill history, a bloom of uncultured, thus uncharacterized, members of the Oceanospi .. [more]
Center NameUniversity of California San Diego Microbiome Initiative