Joseph J Grzymski and Alex M Dussaq
Research Featured in Science Magazine "Editors' Choice"
Cost of Living
"For microorganisms in the open ocean, where oligotrophic waters are limited in essential nutrients such as nitrogen, there is a delicate balance between growth and survival. Adapting to maximize the efficiency of biosynthesis may help defray the costs associated with nutrient limitation, but is there also a pressure over time to actually reduce assimilation of such nutrients into biomolecules as a means of minimizing costs?" (read entire article by Nicholas S. Wigginton, Science Magazine)
ISME J. 10.1038/ismej.2011.72 (2011).
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