About the Authors

Tim Kalvelage

tim.kalvelage@usys.ethz.ch

Current address: Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Affiliation Biogeochemistry Department, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

Gaute Lavik

Affiliation Biogeochemistry Department, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

Marlene M. Jensen

Current address: Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark

Affiliation Biogeochemistry Department, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

Niels Peter Revsbech

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark

Carolin Löscher

Affiliation Institute for General Microbiology, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Harald Schunck

Affiliations Institute for General Microbiology, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Kiel, Germany, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Dhwani K. Desai

Current address: Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Affiliation GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Helena Hauss

Affiliation GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Rainer Kiko

Affiliation GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Moritz Holtappels

Affiliation Biogeochemistry Department, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

Julie LaRoche

Current address: Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Affiliation GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Ruth A. Schmitz

Affiliation Institute for General Microbiology, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Michelle I. Graco

Affiliation Dirección de Investigaciones Oceanográficas, Instituto del Mar del Perú, Lima, Peru

Marcel M. M. Kuypers

Affiliation Biogeochemistry Department, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TK GL MMJ CL HS HH RK JLR RAS MMMK. Performed the experiments: TK GL MMJ CL HS HH RK. Analyzed the data: TK GL MMJ HS DKD RK MH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NPR MIG. Wrote the paper: TK GL NPR RK MH MMMK.