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Cultivation and Complete Genome Sequencing of Gloeobacter kilaueensis sp. nov., from a Lava Cave in Kīlauea Caldera, Hawai'i

  • Jimmy H. W. Saw,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai'i, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Michael Schatz,

    Affiliation: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

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  • Mark V. Brown,

    Affiliations: NASA Astrobiology Institute, University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, Hawai'i, United States of America, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Dennis D. Kunkel,

    Affiliation: Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc., Kailua, Hawai'i, United States of America

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  • Jamie S. Foster,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida Space Life Science Laboratory, Kennedy Space Center, Kennedy, Florida, United States of America

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  • Harry Shick,

    Affiliation: Kea'au, Hawai'i, United States of America

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  • Stephanie Christensen,

    Affiliation: Department of Oceanography, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai'I, United States of America

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  • Shaobin Hou,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai'i, United States of America, Advanced Studies of Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai'i, United States of America

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  • Xuehua Wan,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai'i, United States of America, Advanced Studies of Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai'i, United States of America

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  • Stuart P. Donachie mail

    donachie@hawaii.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai'i, United States of America

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  • Published: October 23, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076376

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