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Proteorhodopsin Phototrophy Promotes Survival of Marine Bacteria during Starvation

  • Laura Gómez-Consarnau,

    Affiliation: Marine Microbiology, School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden

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  • Neelam Akram equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Neelam Akram, Kristoffer Lindell, Anders Pedersen

    Affiliation: Marine Microbiology, School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden

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  • Kristoffer Lindell equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Neelam Akram, Kristoffer Lindell, Anders Pedersen

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Anders Pedersen equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Neelam Akram, Kristoffer Lindell, Anders Pedersen

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biophysics, Göteborg Gothenburg University, Göteborg, Sweden

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  • Richard Neutze,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biophysics, Göteborg Gothenburg University, Göteborg, Sweden

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  • Debra L. Milton,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • José M. González,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, University of La Laguna, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain

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  • Jarone Pinhassi mail

    jarone.pinhassi@lnu.se

    Affiliation: Marine Microbiology, School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden

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  • Published: April 27, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000358

About the Authors

Laura Gómez-Consarnau, Neelam Akram, Jarone Pinhassi
Marine Microbiology, School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
Kristoffer Lindell, Debra L. Milton
Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
Anders Pedersen, Richard Neutze
Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biophysics, Göteborg Gothenburg University, Göteborg, Sweden
José M. González
Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, University of La Laguna, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain

Corresponding Author

Email: jarone.pinhassi@lnu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: LGC JMG JP. Performed the experiments: LGC NA KL AP RN DLM JMG JP. Analyzed the data: LGC NA KL AP RN DLM JMG JP. Wrote the paper: LGC JMG JP.