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      Towards environmental systems biology of Shewanella.

      Nature reviews. Microbiology

      metabolism, Shewanella, pharmacology, Oxygen, Glucose, Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial, physiology, Energy Metabolism, Carbon, Bioelectric Energy Sources, Biodegradation, Environmental, Systems Biology

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          Bacteria of the genus Shewanella are known for their versatile electron-accepting capacities, which allow them to couple the decomposition of organic matter to the reduction of the various terminal electron acceptors that they encounter in their stratified environments. Owing to their diverse metabolic capabilities, shewanellae are important for carbon cycling and have considerable potential for the remediation of contaminated environments and use in microbial fuel cells. Systems-level analysis of the model species Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 and other members of this genus has provided new insights into the signal-transduction proteins, regulators, and metabolic and respiratory subsystems that govern the remarkable versatility of the shewanellae.

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          10.1038/nrmicro1947

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          added an editorial note to Shewanella

          A plethora of genetic, transcriptional and molecular information about the metal reductase activity of different Shewanella strains is offered in this review by Fredrickson et al.

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