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Dini Andreote, Ana Paula [1] ; Marcal Vieira Vaz, Marcelo Gomes [1] ; Genuario, Diego Bonaldo [1] ; Barbiero, Laurent [1, 2] ; Rezende-Filho, Ary Tavares [3] ; Fiore, Marli Fatima [1]
Total Authors: 6
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Ctr Nucl Energy Agr, BR-13400970 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Geosci Environm Toulouse, IRD, UPS, OMP, CNRS, F-31400 Toulouse - France
[3] Univ Fed Mato Grosso do Sul, Dept Geog, BR-79750000 Nova Andradina, MS - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY; v. 50, n. 4, p. 675-684, AUG 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 28

Saline-alkaline lakes are extreme environments that limit the establishment and development of life. The Nhecolandia, a subregion of the Pantanal wetland in Brazil, is characterized by the existence of similar to 500 saline-alkaline lakes, which support an underexplored and rich diversity of microorganisms. In this study, unicellular and homocytous cyanobacteria from five saline-alkaline lakes were accessed by culture-dependent approaches. Morphological evaluation and analyses of near complete sequences (similar to 1400 nt) of the 16S rRNA genes were applied for phylogenetic and taxonomic placement. This polyphasic approach allowed for the determination of the taxonomic position of the isolated strains into the following genera: Cyanobacterium, Geminocystis, Phormidium, Leptolyngbya, Limnothrix, and Nodosilinea. In addition, fourteen Pseudanabaenales and Oscillatoriales representatives of putative novel taxa were found. These sequences fell into five new clades that could correspond to new generic units of the Pseudanabaenaceae and Phormidiaceae families. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/12770-0 - Soil and water processes at the upper Paraguay basin, Pantanal Wetland
Grantee:Sonia Maria Furian
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 10/18732-0 - Bioactive natural products from marine cyanobacteria
Grantee:Marcelo Gomes Marçal Vieira Vaz
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 09/15402-1 - Cyanobacteria of the Atlantic Forest phyllosphere: isolation, taxonomy and bioprospecting
Grantee:Ana Paula Dini Andreote
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 10/00321-3 - Diversity and functional activity of cyanobacteria isolated from South Shetlands Archipelago, Antarctic Continent
Grantee:Diego Bonaldo Genuário
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate