Max-Planck-Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie

Earth & Life
2. Dezember 2019, 12:29
Research results, Scientific Publications

Discovery of an unusual protein

Nitrogen is an essential component of life. For example, it is required for the production of proteins. Boran Kartal, head of the Microbial...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
19. November 2019, 13:12
Research results, Scientific Publications

Deep-sea bacteria copy their neighbors‘ diet

In the deep sea, far away from the light of the sun, organisms use chemical energy to fix carbon. At hydrothermal vents – where hot,...  [mehr]

 
 
 
Earth & Life
25. September 2019, 13:32
Research results, Scientific Publications

Bacteria make pearl chains

Bacteria have no mouth. They eat by absorbing substances from their environment via their cell wall. However, there are natural physical limits to...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
20. August 2019, 12:00
Research results, Scientific Publications

All-in-one: New microbe degrades oil to gas

Crude oil and gas naturally escape from the seabed in many places known as “seeps”. There, these hydrocarbons move up from source rocks...  [mehr]