Jannasch, Holger W. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
- Heterotrophic transformations
- Photoautotrophs and chemoautotrophs
- Marine microbial sulfur cycle
- Deep-sea hydrothermal vent bacteria
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An independent discipline applying the principles and methods of general microbiology to research in marine biology and biogeochemistry. Dealing, by definition, with organisms of microscopic dimensions, marine microbiology focuses primarily on prokaryotic organisms, mainly bacteria. See also: Bacteria; Marine ecology; Microbiology
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