archaea

(redirected from Archaeal)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.

archaea:

see ArchaebacteriaArchaebacteria
, diverse group of bacteria (prokaryotes), sometimes called the archaea and considered a major group unto themselves. Archaebacteria are contrasted with the Eubacteria, from which they differ biochemically in the arrangement of the bases in their ribosomal RNA and
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
The RDP Release 11 (Update 3) reported that a total of 8623 sequences of archaeal 16S rRNA gene sequences were originated from the rumen of ruminants.
The study, titled "Marsarchaeota are an aerobic archaeal lineage abundant in geothermal iron oxide microbial mats," was published May 14 in the journal (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41564-018-0163-1) Nature microbiology.
Real-time PCR was performed to enumerate the abundance of archaeal and bacterial amoA genes at day 0, day 28, as well as the fractionated DNA from day 28 on a CFX96 Optical Real-Time Detection System (Bio-Rad, USA) using primers Arch-amoAF and Arch-amoAR (Francis et al.
Conrad, "Seasonal dynamics of bacterial and archaeal methanogenic communities in flooded rice fields and effect of drainage," Frontiers in Microbiology, vol.
Rinke and colleagues, for instance, revealed the "microbial dark matter" in a single-cell genomics study that comprised over 20 major uncultivated archaeal and bacterial lineages [41].
CGG GGG AGC AC-3'; 1059R, 5'-GCC ATG CAC CWC CTC T-3') [14, 15], respectively, to determine the quantities of bacterial and archaeal 16S rRNA genes in the sludge.
For example, many bacterial and archaeal species reside in and on the human body and constitute the human microbiota," Nasir said.
Analyzing nonhuman sequencing reads from the same data, the authors profiled viral, archaeal, bacterial, and eukaryotic RNA found in the plasma of pregnant women.
However, bioinformatic, biochemical, structural, and genetic studies have established that this mechanism and its proteins involved in archaeal DNA replication are more similar to those in eukaryotic DNA replication than in bacterial DNA replication.
The team also correlated archaeal abundance with skin dryness, as middle-aged persons have higher sebum levels and thus molster skin than the elderly.