English   español  
Por favor, use este identificador para citar o enlazar a este item: http://hdl.handle.net/10261/76663
Compartir / Impacto:
Título : Microbial biodiversity in saline shallow lakes of the Monegros Desert, Spain
Autor : Casamayor, Emilio O. ; Triadó-Margarit, Xavier ; Castañeda del Álamo, Carmen
Palabras clave : 16S rRNA
18S rRNA
Playa lake
Fecha de publicación : sep-2013
Editor: Blackwell Publishing
Citación : FEMS Microbiology Ecology 85(3): 503-518 (2013)
Resumen: The Monegros desert contains one of the largest sets of inland saline lakes in Europe constituting a threatened landscape of great scientific and ecological value with large number of reported endemisms. We analyzed bacteria, archaea and microbial eukaryotes from 11 saline lakes in winter and spring by rRNA gene fingerprinting and sequencing covering large salinity (2.7-22.1%) and temperature ranges (1.5-35.3°C). The highest ecological diversity (Shannon-Weaver index) was found in protists and the lowest in Archaea. Eukaryotes showed higher ecological diversity at intermediate salinities, whereas Bacteria and Archaea did not. The genetic diversity was broad and with remarkable novelty. The highest novelty was found in Archaea at the lowest saline concentrations, whereas for bacteria and protists no differences were observed along the gradient. Euryarchaeota of the enigmatic group DHVEG-6 and phylotypes distantly related to well-known haloarchaea were present in several sites. Recurrent presence of bacterial phylotypes distantly related to Psychroflexus and Cryomorphaceae initially isolated from polar marine habitats, was observed. Saline lakes contained chlorophyta, among other new groups, substantially different from green algae previously reported in marine or freshwater. The great scientific and ecological value found for macroorganisms can be extended to the idiosyncratic microbes inhabiting such unique habitat in Europe.
Descripción : 16 páginas, 2 tablas, 8 figuras.
Versión del editor: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1574-6941.12139
URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10261/76663
DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12139
ISSN: 0168-6496
E-ISSN: 1574-6941
Aparece en las colecciones: (EEAD) Artículos
(CEAB) Artículos
Ficheros en este ítem:
Fichero Descripción Tamaño Formato  
Monegros_text_R3_final.pdf150,33 kBAdobe PDFVista previa
Mostrar el registro completo

NOTA: Los ítems de Digital.CSIC están protegidos por copyright, con todos los derechos reservados, a menos que se indique lo contrario.