Metaproteomics to unravel major microbial players in leaf litter and soil environments: challenges and perspectives.
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AbstractSoil- and litter-borne microorganisms vitally contribute to biogeochemical cycles. However, changes in environmental parameters but also human interferences may alter species composition and elicit alterations in microbial activities. Soil and litter metaproteomics, implying the assignment of soil and litter proteins to specific phylogenetic and functional groups, has a great potential to provide essential new insights into the impact of microbial diversity on soil ecosystem functioning. This article will illuminate challenges and perspectives of current soil and litter metaproteomics research, starting with an introduction to an appropriate experimental design and state-of-the-art proteomics methodologies. This will be followed by a summary of important studies aimed at (i) the discovery of the major biotic drivers of leaf litter decomposition, (ii) metaproteomics analyses of rhizosphere-inhabiting microbes, and (iii) global approaches to study bioremediation processes. The review will be closed by a brief outlook on future developments and some concluding remarks, which should assist the reader to develop successful concepts for soil and litter metaproteomics studies.
CitationMetaproteomics to unravel major microbial players in leaf litter and soil environments: challenges and perspectives. 2013, 13 (18-19):2895-909 Proteomics
AffiliationErnst-Moritz-Arndt-University of Greifswald, Institute of Microbiology, Greifswald, Germany.
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