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FEMS Microbiology Ecology articles making an impact

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FEMS Microbiology Ecology Top 10 Highest Scoring Articles

To celebrate the introduction of Altmetric on the FEMS Microbiology Ecology website, we have put together the top 10 articles with the highest scores from 2015. 

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Microbial communities in acid mine drainage
Brett J. Baker, Jillian F. Banfield
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0168-6496(03)00028-X 139-152 First published online: 1 May 2003

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Mercuric Reductase Genes (merA) and Mercury Resistance Plasmids in High Arctic Snow, Freshwater and Sea-ice Brine
Annette K. Møller, Tamar Barkay, Martin A. Hansen, Anders Norman, Lars H. Hansen, Søren J. Sørensen, Eric S. Boyd, Niels Kroer
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1574-6941.12189 52-63 First published online: 1 January 2014

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Editor's choice: Spatial scales of interactions among bacteria and between bacteria and the leaf surface
Daniel S. Esser, Johan H.J. Leveau, Katrin M. Meyer, Kerstin Wiegand
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiu034 fiu034 First published online: 24 December 2014

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Linking microbial community structure and microbial processes: an empirical and conceptual overview
Raven L. Bier, Emily S. Bernhardt, Claudia M. Boot, Emily B. Graham, Edward K. Hall, Jay T. Lennon, Diana R. Nemergut, Brooke B.Osborne, Clara Ruiz-González, Joshua P. Schimel, Mark P. Waldrop, Matthew D. Wallenstein
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiv113 fiv113 First published online: 14 September 2015

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The microbial eukaryote Blastocystis is a prevalent and diverse member of the healthy human gut microbiota
Pauline D. Scanlan, Christen R. Stensvold, Mirjana Rajilić-Stojanović, Hans G.H.J. Heilig, Willem M. De Vos, Paul W. O'Toole, Paul D.Cotter
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1574-6941.12396 326-330 First published online: 1 October 2014

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Microbial diversities (16S and 18S rRNA gene pyrosequencing) and environmental pathogens within drinking water biofilms grown on the common premise plumbing materials unplasticized polyvinylchloride and copper
Helen Y. Buse, Jingrang Lu, Xinxin Lu, Xiaozhen Mou, Nicholas J. Ashbolt
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1574-6941.12294 280-295 First published online: 1 April 2014
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Linking environmental prokaryotic viruses and their host through CRISPRs
Laura Sanguino, Laure Franqueville, Timothy M. Vogel, Catherine Larose
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiv046 fiv046 First published online: 23 April 2015

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The human salivary microbiome exhibits temporal stability in bacterial diversity
Simon J. S. Cameron, Sharon A. Huws, Matthew J. Hegarty, Daniel P. M. Smith, Luis A. J. Mur
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiv091 fiv091 First published online: 23 July 2015

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A guide to statistical analysis in microbial ecology: a community-focused, living review of multivariate data analyses
Pier Luigi Buttigieg, Alban Ramette
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1574-6941.12437 543-550 First published online: 8 January 2015

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