Lysogenic and lytic viral production in marine microbial communities
UNSPECIFIED (1997) Lysogenic and lytic viral production in marine microbial communities. In: 5th European Marine Microbiology Symposium, BERGEN, NORWAY, AUG 11-15, 1996. Published in: AQUATIC MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, 13 (1). pp. 95-100.Full text not available from this repository.
It is now well established that viruses are an abundant component of marine ecosystems and they are being increasingly recognised and accepted as important contributors to element cycling within the microbial loop. However, some of the key questions regarding the ecological significance of viruses in the marine environment still remain largely unanswered. Thus, particular interest is currently focused on the extent to which lyric production or lysogeny predominates and the nature of factors in the marine environment, particularly nutrient availability and multiplicity of infection (MOI), which might influence the lysis/lysogeny 'decision'. The present evidence is still insufficient to unambiguously assess the relative ecological significance of lysogeny versus lysis and progress in this area will rely on the development and application of new techniques. This review attempts to collect recent information relating to this central question, focusing particularly on those viruses which infect the bacterioplankton and nano- and picophytoplankton.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Q Science > QR Microbiology
|Journal or Publication Title:||AQUATIC MICROBIAL ECOLOGY|
|Official Date:||24 July 1997|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 95-100|
|Title of Event:||5th European Marine Microbiology Symposium|
|Location of Event:||BERGEN, NORWAY|
|Date(s) of Event:||AUG 11-15, 1996|
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