Desulfovibrio magneticus RS-1 contains an iron- and phosphorus-rich organelle distinct from its bullet-shaped magnetosomes
Meghan E Byrne, David A Ball, Jean-Luc Guerquin-Kern, Isabelle Rouiller, Ting-Di Wu, Kenneth H Downing, Hojatollah Vali, Arash Komeili
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences | NATL ACAD SCIENCES | Published : 2010
Awarded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada
Awarded by US Department of Energy
We thank Kent McDonald and Reena Zalpuri of the University of California Berkeley Electron Microscope Laboratory for technical assistance; members of John Coates' laboratory for technical assistance and equipment; and Olga Draper, Shannon Greene, Sepehr Keyhani, Dorothee Murat, and Anna Quinlan for critical reading of the manuscript. We also thank the PICT-IBiSA imaging facility in the Institut Curie and J. Mui and Dr. S. K. Sears (both of the Facility for Electron Microscopy Research, McGill University) for assistance. A.K. is supported by a grant through the David and Lucille Packard Foundation. H.V. acknowledges financial support from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada. I.R. received funding from NSERC (Grant 355873-08) as well as the receipt of a Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator award. This work was supported in part by US Department of Energy Contract DE-AC02-05CH11231.