Articles | Volume 17, issue 23
Biogeosciences, 17, 5919–5938, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5919-2020
Biogeosciences, 17, 5919–5938, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5919-2020
Research article
02 Dec 2020
Research article | 02 Dec 2020

Biogeochemical impact of cable bacteria on coastal Black Sea sediment

Martijn Hermans et al.

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This paper demonstrates that the recently discovered cable bacteria are capable of using a mineral, known as siderite, as a source for the formation of iron oxides. This work also demonstrates that the activity of cable bacteria can lead to a distinct subsurface layer in the sediment that can be used as a marker for their activity.
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