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Unformatted text preview: 2003 Environ. Microbiol. Moran et al. 2005 Appl. Environ. Microbio Moran N. A. PNAS 2007;104:8627-8633 ©2007 by National Academy of Sciences Thursday, December 6, 12 10!m 47 How to study microbes • Key questions about microbes in environment: Who are they? (i.e., what kinds of microbes are they) What are they doing? (i.e., what functions and processes do they possess) 48 Thursday, December 6, 12 Studying the microbe-like entities in the aphid gut Sharpshooters harbor two obligate symbionts in their bacteriomes bacteriomes Sharpshooter: Cuerna sayi D Takiya Candidatus “Baumannia cicadellinicola” (Gammaproteobacteria) Candidatus “Sulcia muelleri” (Bacteroidetes) Moran et al. 2003 Environ. Microbiol. Moran et al. 2005 Appl. Environ. Microbiol. Field Observations 0.1mm Appearance of limited value Bacteriome dissected from anterior abdomen of H. vitripennis Orange-red portion- Baumannia only Yellow portion- Baumannia and Sulcia (Moran et al. 2003 Environmental Microbiology) 49 Thursday, December 6, 12 Studying the microbe-like entities in the aphid gut Sharpshooters harbor two obligate symbionts in their bacteriomes bacteriomes Sharpshooter: Cuerna sayi D Takiya Candidatus “Baumannia cicadellinicola” (Gammaproteobacteria) Candidatus “Sulcia muelleri” (Bacteroidetes) Culturing Key bacteria in sharpshooter gut have not been cultured Moran et al. 2003 Environ. Microbiol. Moran et al. 2005 Appl. Environ. Microbiol. Field Observations 0.1mm Appearance of limited value Bacteriome dissected from anterior abdomen of H. vitripennis Orange-red portion- Baumannia only Yellow portion- Baumannia and Sulcia (Moran et al. 2003 Environmental Microbiology) 50 Thursday, December 6, 12 Studying the microbe-like entities in the aphid gut Sharpshooters harbor two obligate symbionts in their bacteriomes bacteriomes DNA Sharpshooter: Cuerna sayi D Takiya Candidatus “Baumannia cicadellinicola” (Gammaproteobacteria) Candidatus “Sulcia muelleri” (Bacteroidetes) Culturing Moran et al. 2003 Environ. Microbiol. Moran et al. 2005 Appl. Env...
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