Available energy fluxes drive a transition in the diversity, stability, and functional structure of microbial communities.

A fundamental goal of microbial ecology is to understand what determines the diversity, stability, and structure of microbial ecosystems. The microbial context poses special conceptual challenges because of the strong mutual influences between the microbes and their chemical environment through the...

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Main Authors: Robert Marsland, Wenping Cui, Joshua Goldford, Alvaro Sanchez, Kirill Korolev, Pankaj Mehta
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2019-02-01
Series:PLoS Computational Biology
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006793