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[Report] Water droplets in oil are microhabitats for microbial life

Methanogenic microorganisms living in water droplets may contribute to the degradation of oil reservoirs. Authors: Rainer U. Meckenstock, Frederick von Netzer, Christine Stumpp, Tillmann Lueders, Anne M. Himmelberg, Norbert Hertkorn, Philipp Schmitt-Kopplin, Mourad Harir, Riad Hosein, Shirin Haque, Dirk Schulze-Makuch

Authors:   Rainer U. Meckenstock; Frederick von Netzer; Christine Stumpp; Tillmann Lueders; Anne M. Himmelberg; Norbert Hertkorn; Philipp Schmitt-Kopplin; Mourad Harir; Riad Hosein; Shirin Haque; Dirk Schulze-Makuch
Journal:   Science
Volume:   345
edition:   6197
Year:   2014
Pages:   673
DOI:   10.1126/science.1252215
Publication date:   08-Aug-2014
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