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Research Article

Genetic Connectivity between North and South Mid-Atlantic Ridge Chemosynthetic Bivalves and Their Symbionts

  • Karina van der Heijden,

    Affiliation: Symbiosis Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

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  • Jillian M. Petersen,

    Affiliation: Symbiosis Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

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  • Nicole Dubilier,

    Affiliation: Symbiosis Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

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  • Christian Borowski mail

    cborowsk@mpi-bremen.de

    Affiliation: Symbiosis Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

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  • Published: July 06, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039994
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Karina van der Heijden, Jillian M. Petersen, Nicole Dubilier, Christian Borowski
Symbiosis Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: cborowsk@mpi-bremen.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KH JMP ND CB. Performed the experiments: KH JMP. Analyzed the data: KH CB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ND CB. Wrote the paper: KH CB. Revised the manuscript: KH JMP ND CB.