Articles | Volume 5, issue 1
SOIL, 5, 121–135, 2019
SOIL, 5, 121–135, 2019
Original research article
25 Mar 2019
Original research article | 25 Mar 2019

Microbial community responses determine how soil–atmosphere exchange of carbonyl sulfide, carbon monoxide, and nitric oxide responds to soil moisture

Thomas Behrendt et al.

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We measured net fluxes of OCS from nine soils with different land use in a dynamic chamber system and analyzed for one soil RNA relative abundance and gene transcripts. Our data suggest that indeed carbonic anhydrase (CA) plays an important role for OCS exchange, but the role of other enzymes might have been underestimated. Our study is the first assessment of the environmental significance of different microbial groups producing and consuming OCS by various enzymes other than CA.