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New insights into Siboglinidae microbiota - external tube contributes to an increment of the total microbial biomass

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Woo hoo!!! My preprint has been published today in @PeerJPreprints https://t.co/orM9Pyft0s #Biodiversity #Ecology #MarineBiology #Microbiology
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Supplemental Information

TEM micrographs of siboglinids from Al Gacel MV

Worms tissue is observed inside its tube.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27730v1/supp-1

EDX analysis performed on the disrupted tube from a specimen from El Cid MV

Notice the pick-signal of silica in spektrum 2.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27730v1/supp-2

SEM micrographs revealed the presence of epibionts on the surface of the Anastasya MV worms’ tissue

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27730v1/supp-3

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Blanca Rincón-Tomás conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, experimental design, performance and manuscript design.

Luis Somoza conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, head of SUBVENT and EXPLOSEA projects. Geophysical data processing.

Kathrin Sauter analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, miSeq Illumina raw data processing.

Dorothea Hause-Reitner performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, approved the final draft, sEM data.

Pedro Madureira analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, rOV data.

Dominik Schneider analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, miSeq Illumina raw data processing.

Francisco Javier González analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, geophysical data processing.

Teresa Medialdea analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, geophysical data processing.

Jens Carlsson contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, head of DEEP-LINKS project.

Joachim Reitner contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, light microscopy analysis.

Michael Hoppert conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, tEM data analysis and head of this project.

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Field experiments were approved by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (project SUBVENT CGL2012-39524-C02 and project EXPLOSEA CTM2016-

75947) and the Irish Marine Institute (project Deep-Links: Ecosystem services of deep-sea biotopes CE15012)

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

The paired-end reads of the 16S rRNA gene sequencing were deposited in the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the Sequence Read Archive SRR8944123 with the accession number PRJNA533037.

They were also deposited in FigShare under the DOI https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.8124110.v1

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The paired-end reads of the 16S rRNA gene sequencing were deposited in the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the Sequence Read Archive SRR8944123 with the accession number PRJNA533037.

They were also deposited in FigShare under the DOI https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.8124110.v1

Funding

This work was supported by the Spanish project SUBVENT (CGL2012-39524-C02) and the project EXPLOSEA (CTM2016- 75947) funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. It was also supported by the Irish project Deep-Links: Ecosystem services of deep-sea biotopes survey (CE15012), principally funded by the Marine Institute under the 2015 Irish Ship-Time Programme of the National Development Plan. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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