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Rethinking methanogens

Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve. Photo by Jordan Angle, courtesy of The Ohio State University.

Professor Gil Bohrer, former doctoral student Timothy Morin and current doctoral student Camilo Rey-Sanchez are co-authors on a new paper that describes the discovery of Candidatus Methanothrix paradoxum, a microbe that thrives in an oxygen-rich environment. Read more about this research HERE.

Read the paper, Methanogenesis in oxygenated soils is a substantial fraction of wetland methane emissions.