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dc.contributor.authorErken, Martinaen
dc.contributor.authorLutz, Carlaen
dc.contributor.authorMcDougald, Dianeen
dc.identifier.citationErken, M., Lutz, C., & McDougald, D. (2015). Interactions of vibrio spp. with zooplankton. Microbiology Spectrum, 3(3). doi:10.1128/microbiolspec.VE-0003-2014en
dc.description.abstractMembers of the genus Vibrio are known to interact with phyto- and zooplankton in aquatic environments. These interactions have been proven to protect the bacterium from various environmental stresses, serve as a nutrient source, facilitate exchange of DNA, and to serve as vectors of disease transmission. This review highlights the impact of Vibrio-zooplankton interactions at the ecosystem scale and the importance of studies focusing on a wide range of Vibrio-zooplankton interactions. The current knowledge on chitin utilization (i.e., chemotaxis, attachment, and degradation) and the role of these factors in attachment to nonchitinous zooplankton is also presented.en
dc.format.extent15 p.en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesMicrobiology Spectrumen
dc.rights© 2015 American Society for Microbiology. This paper was published in Microbiology Spectrum and is made available with permission of American Society for Microbiology. The published version is available at: []. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.en
dc.subjectVibrio Infectionsen
dc.subjectDRNTU::Science::Biological sciencesen
dc.titleInteractions of vibrio spp. with zooplanktonen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Biological Sciencesen
dc.contributor.organizationSingapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineeringen
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