W R Streit

Summary

Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Metagenomics--the key to the uncultured microbes
    Wolfgang R Streit
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Grisebachstr 8, 37077, Gottingen, Germany
    Curr Opin Microbiol 7:492-8. 2004
  2. ncbi Metagenomics: advances in ecology and biotechnology
    Helen L Steele
    Biofilm Centre Molecular Enzyme Technology, University of Duisburg Essen, Lotharstrasse 1, 47057 Duisburg, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 247:105-11. 2005
  3. pmc An evolutionary hot spot: the pNGR234b replicon of Rhizobium sp. strain NGR234
    W R Streit
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    J Bacteriol 186:535-42. 2004
  4. ncbi Molecular characterization of the Sinorhizobium meliloti nlpD gene
    W R Streit
    Institut für Mikrobiologie und Genetik der Universität Göttingen, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 174:292-5. 2000
  5. ncbi Prospecting for biocatalysts and drugs in the genomes of non-cultured microorganisms
    Wolfgang R Streit
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Grisebachstrasse 8, D 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 15:285-90. 2004
  6. ncbi Biotin in microbes, the genes involved in its biosynthesis, its biochemical role and perspectives for biotechnological production
    W R Streit
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Grisebachstrasse 8, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 61:21-31. 2003
  7. pmc Metagenome survey of biofilms in drinking-water networks
    C Schmeisser
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:7298-309. 2003
  8. pmc Prospecting for novel biocatalysts in a soil metagenome
    S Voget
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6235-42. 2003
  9. pmc Direct cloning from enrichment cultures, a reliable strategy for isolation of complete operons and genes from microbial consortia
    P Entcheva
    Institut für Mikrobiologie und Genetik der Universität Göttingen, D 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:89-99. 2001
  10. ncbi BioS, a biotin-induced, stationary-phase, and possible LysR-type regulator in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    E B Heinz
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Germany
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 12:803-12. 1999

Collaborators

  • R Daniel
  • K E Jaeger
  • D F Wenderoth
  • X Perret
  • C Staehelin
  • W J Broughton
  • R A Schmitz
  • Christel Schmeisser
  • Antoine J L Le Quéré
  • Christian Leggewie
  • Helen L Steele
  • S Voget
  • Elke B Heinz
  • C Schmeisser
  • C Raasch
  • Plamena Entcheva
  • P Entcheva
  • E B Heinz
  • Helen Steele
  • L Scott Forsberg
  • William J Deakin
  • Russell W Carlson
  • Helge Henning
  • J Wingender
  • A Uesbeck
  • C Leggewie
  • H Liesegang
  • C Stöckigt
  • K N Timmis
  • H C Flemming
  • Donald A Phillips
  • T Hartsch
  • W Liebl
  • A Johann
  • D A Phillips

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi Metagenomics--the key to the uncultured microbes
    Wolfgang R Streit
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Grisebachstr 8, 37077, Gottingen, Germany
    Curr Opin Microbiol 7:492-8. 2004
    ..Using the metagenome sequences to fully understand how complex microbial communities function and how microbes interact within these niches represents a major challenge for microbiologists today...
  2. ncbi Metagenomics: advances in ecology and biotechnology
    Helen L Steele
    Biofilm Centre Molecular Enzyme Technology, University of Duisburg Essen, Lotharstrasse 1, 47057 Duisburg, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 247:105-11. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc An evolutionary hot spot: the pNGR234b replicon of Rhizobium sp. strain NGR234
    W R Streit
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    J Bacteriol 186:535-42. 2004
    ..Surprisingly, several genes involved in the degradation of aromatic carbon sources and genes coding for a type IV pilus were also found...
  4. ncbi Molecular characterization of the Sinorhizobium meliloti nlpD gene
    W R Streit
    Institut für Mikrobiologie und Genetik der Universität Göttingen, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 174:292-5. 2000
    ..The N-terminal amino acid residues displayed similarity with signal peptides of secreted bacterial lipoproteins. Mutations of the S. meliloti nlpD gene caused decreased survival of cells in the stationary phase...
  5. ncbi Prospecting for biocatalysts and drugs in the genomes of non-cultured microorganisms
    Wolfgang R Streit
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Grisebachstrasse 8, D 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 15:285-90. 2004
    ..So far, metagenome-based approaches have led to the isolation of many novel biocatalysts and a variety of other molecules with a high potential for downstream applications...
  6. ncbi Biotin in microbes, the genes involved in its biosynthesis, its biochemical role and perspectives for biotechnological production
    W R Streit
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Grisebachstrasse 8, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 61:21-31. 2003
    ..A summary of biotin biosynthesis and its biological role is presented; and current strategies for the improvement of microbial biotin production using modern biotechnological techniques are discussed...
  7. pmc Metagenome survey of biofilms in drinking-water networks
    C Schmeisser
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:7298-309. 2003
    ..Concerning the potential health risk of the microbial community studied, no DNA or protein sequences directly linked to pathogenic traits were identified...
  8. pmc Prospecting for novel biocatalysts in a soil metagenome
    S Voget
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6235-42. 2003
    ..Finally, we describe more than 162 kb of DNA sequence that provides a strong platform for further characterization of this microbial consortium...
  9. pmc Direct cloning from enrichment cultures, a reliable strategy for isolation of complete operons and genes from microbial consortia
    P Entcheva
    Institut für Mikrobiologie und Genetik der Universität Göttingen, D 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:89-99. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi BioS, a biotin-induced, stationary-phase, and possible LysR-type regulator in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    E B Heinz
    Institut fur Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Universitat Gottingen, Germany
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 12:803-12. 1999
    ..meliloti 1021. The absence in BioS of any significant homology to known amino acid sequences was consistent with the fact that DNA hybridization tests with seven genera of bacteria detected bioS only in Sinorhizobium...
  11. pmc Biotin limitation in Sinorhizobium meliloti strain 1021 alters transcription and translation
    Elke B Heinz
    Institut für Mikrobiologie und Genetik der Universität Göttingen, D 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:1206-13. 2003
    ..meliloti...
  12. pmc Functional analysis of Sinorhizobium meliloti genes involved in biotin synthesis and transport
    Plamena Entcheva
    Institut für Mikrobiologie und Genetik der Universität Göttingen, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:2843-8. 2002
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that S. meliloti normally grows on exogenous biotin using bioM and bioN to conserve biotin assimilated from external sources...
  13. ncbi Structural characterization of a K-antigen capsular polysaccharide essential for normal symbiotic infection in Rhizobium sp. NGR234: deletion of the rkpMNO locus prevents synthesis of 5,7-diacetamido-3,5,7,9-tetradeoxy-non-2-ulosonic acid
    Antoine J L Le Quéré
    Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes Supérieures LBMPS, Universite de Geneve, 1292 Genève, Switzerland
    J Biol Chem 281:28981-92. 2006
    ....
  14. pmc Exo-oligosaccharides of Rhizobium sp. strain NGR234 are required for symbiosis with various legumes
    Christian Staehelin
    State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, School of Life Sciences, SunYat Sen Zhongshan University, Guangzhou 510275, China
    J Bacteriol 188:6168-78. 2006
    ..We propose that the derived EOSs (and not EPS) are bacterial components that play a crucial role in nodule formation in various legumes...
  15. ncbi Metagenomics, biotechnology with non-culturable microbes
    Christel Schmeisser
    Abteilung für Mikrobiologie und Biotechnologie, Biozentrum Klein Flottbek, Universitat Hamburg, Ohnhorststrasse 18, 22609, Hamburg, Germany
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 75:955-62. 2007
    ..Secondly, the already available genes and enzymes need to be implemented in production processes to further prove the value of metagenome-derived sequences...
  16. ncbi A novel transposon for functional expression of DNA libraries
    Christian Leggewie
    Institut für Molekulare Enzymtechnologie, Heinrich Heine Universität Duesseldorf, Forschungszentrum Juelich, D 52426 Juelich, Germany
    J Biotechnol 123:281-7. 2006
    ..Furthermore, this transposon allows the bidirectional sequencing of the respective clones starting from unique primer binding sites...