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Seasonal variation in denitrification and dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonia process rates and corresponding key functional genes along an estuarine nitrate gradient

Overview of attention for article published in Frontiers in Microbiology, June 2015
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Title
Seasonal variation in denitrification and dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonia process rates and corresponding key functional genes along an estuarine nitrate gradient
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Frontiers in Microbiology, June 2015
DOI 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00542
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Cindy J. Smith, Liang F. Dong, John Wilson, Andrew Stott, A. Mark Osborn, David B. Nedwell

Abstract

This research investigated spatial-temporal variation in benthic bacterial community structure, rates of denitrification and dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium (DNRA) processes and abundances of corresponding genes and transcripts at three sites-the estuary-head, mid-estuary and the estuary mouth (EM) along the nitrate gradient of the Colne estuary over an annual cycle. Denitrification rates declined down the estuary, while DNRA rates were higher at the estuary head and middle than the EM. In four out of the six 2-monthly time-points, rates of DNRA were greater than denitrification at each site. Abundance of gene markers for nitrate-reduction (nitrate reductase narG and napA), denitrification (nitrite reductase nirS) and DNRA (DNRA nitrite reductase nrfA) declined along the estuary with significant relationships between denitrification and nirS abundance, and DNRA and nrfA abundance. Spatially, rates of denitrification, DNRA and corresponding functional gene abundances decreased along the estuary. However, temporal correlations between rate processes and functional gene and transcript abundances were not observed.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Norway 1 1%
Australia 1 1%
Unknown 66 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 34%
Student > Master 14 21%
Researcher 9 13%
Student > Postgraduate 4 6%
Other 4 6%
Other 9 13%
Unknown 5 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 21 31%
Environmental Science 20 29%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 6 9%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 4 6%
Chemistry 3 4%
Other 4 6%
Unknown 10 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 19 September 2017.
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#1,978,630
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#1,958
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#36
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