Johannes F Imhoff

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kiel
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reclassification of species of the spiral-shaped phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacteria of the alpha-Proteobacteria: description of the new genera Phaeospirillum gen. nov., Rhodovibrio gen. nov., Rhodothalassium gen. nov. and Roseospira gen. nov. as well
    J F Imhoff
    Institut für Meereskunde Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 48:793-8. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic taxonomy of the family Chlorobiaceae on the basis of 16S rRNA and fmo (Fenna-Matthews-Olson protein) gene sequences
    Johannes F Imhoff
    Institut für Meereskunde an der Universität Kiel, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:941-51. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint True marine and halophilic anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria
    J F Imhoff
    Marine Mikrobiologie, Institut für Meereskunde Kiel, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 176:243-54. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Transfer of Rhodopseudomonas acidophila to the new genus Rhodoblastus as Rhodoblastus acidophilus gen. nov., comb. nov
    J F Imhoff
    Marine Mikrobiologie, Institut für Meereskunde, Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51:1863-6. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Transfer of Pfennigia purpurea tindall 1999 (Amoebobacter purpureus Eichler and Pfennig 1988) to the genus Lamprocystis as Lamprocystis purpurea comb. nov
    J F Imhoff
    Institut für Meereskunde, Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51:1699-701. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Thioflavicoccus mobilis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel purple sulfur bacterium with bacteriochlorophyll b
    J F Imhoff
    Institut für Meereskunde, Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51:105-10. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships among the Chromatiaceae, their taxonomic reclassification and description of the new genera Allochromatium, Halochromatium, Isochromatium, Marichromatium, Thiococcus, Thiohalocapsa and Thermochromatium
    J F Imhoff
    Institut für Meereskunde, Universitat Kiel, Abteilung Marine Mikrobiologie, Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 48:1129-43. 1998
  8. doi request reprint A new member of the family Micromonosporaceae, Planosporangium flavigriseum gen. nov., sp. nov
    Jutta Wiese
    Leibniz Institut fur Meereswissenschaften, IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:1324-31. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Promicromonospora flava sp. nov., isolated from sediment of the Baltic Sea
    Yi Jiang
    Leibniz Institut fur Meereswissenschaften, IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:1599-602. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Phylogenetic diversity and antimicrobial activities of bryozoan-associated bacteria isolated from Mediterranean and Baltic Sea habitats
    Herwig Heindl
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum KiWiZ at the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences IFM GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
    Syst Appl Microbiol 33:94-104. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Reclassification of species of the spiral-shaped phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacteria of the alpha-Proteobacteria: description of the new genera Phaeospirillum gen. nov., Rhodovibrio gen. nov., Rhodothalassium gen. nov. and Roseospira gen. nov. as well
    J F Imhoff
    Institut für Meereskunde Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 48:793-8. 1998
    ..nov., Rhodothalassium salexigens comb. nov. and Roseospira mediosalina comb. nov. The genus Rhodospirillum is represented by Rhodospirillum rubrum and Rhodospirillum photometricum and an emended description of this genus is also given...
  2. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic taxonomy of the family Chlorobiaceae on the basis of 16S rRNA and fmo (Fenna-Matthews-Olson protein) gene sequences
    Johannes F Imhoff
    Institut für Meereskunde an der Universität Kiel, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:941-51. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint True marine and halophilic anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria
    J F Imhoff
    Marine Mikrobiologie, Institut für Meereskunde Kiel, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 176:243-54. 2001
    ..As a consequence, the salt responses of these bacteria are reflected in their phylogenetic relationships...
  4. ncbi request reprint Transfer of Rhodopseudomonas acidophila to the new genus Rhodoblastus as Rhodoblastus acidophilus gen. nov., comb. nov
    J F Imhoff
    Marine Mikrobiologie, Institut für Meereskunde, Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51:1863-6. 2001
    ..nov., comb. nov., is proposed. This proposal is in accordance with other taxonomic reclassifications proposed previously and fully reflects the phylogenetic distance from Rhodopseudomonas palustris...
  5. ncbi request reprint Transfer of Pfennigia purpurea tindall 1999 (Amoebobacter purpureus Eichler and Pfennig 1988) to the genus Lamprocystis as Lamprocystis purpurea comb. nov
    J F Imhoff
    Institut für Meereskunde, Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51:1699-701. 2001
    ..nov. In addition, an emended description of the genus Lamprocystis is given...
  6. ncbi request reprint Thioflavicoccus mobilis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel purple sulfur bacterium with bacteriochlorophyll b
    J F Imhoff
    Institut für Meereskunde, Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51:105-10. 2001
    ..The new bacterium is described as a new species and a new genus, and the name Thioflavicoccus mobilis is proposed; the type strain is 8321T (= ATCC 700959T)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships among the Chromatiaceae, their taxonomic reclassification and description of the new genera Allochromatium, Halochromatium, Isochromatium, Marichromatium, Thiococcus, Thiohalocapsa and Thermochromatium
    J F Imhoff
    Institut für Meereskunde, Universitat Kiel, Abteilung Marine Mikrobiologie, Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 48:1129-43. 1998
    ..nom. rev., of Thiocapsa halophila to the new genus Thiohalocapsa as Thiohalocapsa halophila comb. nov., and of Chromatium buderi to the new genus Isochromatium as Isochromatium buderi comb. nov...
  8. doi request reprint A new member of the family Micromonosporaceae, Planosporangium flavigriseum gen. nov., sp. nov
    Jutta Wiese
    Leibniz Institut fur Meereswissenschaften, IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:1324-31. 2008
    ..nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain of Planosporangium flavigriseum is YIM 46,034(T) (=CCTCC AA 205,013(T) =DSM 44,991(T))...
  9. ncbi request reprint Promicromonospora flava sp. nov., isolated from sediment of the Baltic Sea
    Yi Jiang
    Leibniz Institut fur Meereswissenschaften, IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:1599-602. 2009
    ..87 mol%. Based on morphological, chemotaxonomic, phenotypic and genetic characteristics, strain CC 0387(T) (=CCTCC AA208024(T)=DSM 21481(T)) represents a novel species, for which the name Promicromonospora flava sp. nov. is proposed...
  10. doi request reprint Phylogenetic diversity and antimicrobial activities of bryozoan-associated bacteria isolated from Mediterranean and Baltic Sea habitats
    Herwig Heindl
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum KiWiZ at the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences IFM GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
    Syst Appl Microbiol 33:94-104. 2010
    ..Isolates with 16S rDNA similarity values <98%, which could possibly represent new species, belonged to the genera Shewanella, Pseudoalteromonas and Tenacibaculum...
  11. ncbi request reprint Thiorhodococcus mannitoliphagus sp. nov., a purple sulfur bacterium from the White Sea
    Sandra Rabold
    Leibniz Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:1945-51. 2006
    ..Several distinct differences from described species necessitate the description of a novel species. Thiorhodococcus mannitoliphagus sp. nov. is the proposed name, with strain WS(T) (=ATCC BAA-1228(T)=VKM B-2393(T)) as the type strain...
  12. doi request reprint Actinomycetospora chiangmaiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Pseudonocardiaceae
    Yi Jiang
    Leibniz Institut fur Meereswissenschaften, IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:408-13. 2008
    ..The novel genus and species Actinomycetospora chiangmaiensis gen. nov., sp. nov. are proposed, with strain YIM 0006(T) (=CCTCC AA 205017(T) =DSM 45062(T)) as the type strain of Actinomycetospora chiangmaiensis...
  13. doi request reprint Amphritea atlantica gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium from the Logatchev hydrothermal vent field
    Andrea Gartner
    Leibniz Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:34-9. 2008
    ..nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is M41(T) (=DSM 18887(T)=LMG 24143(T))...
  14. ncbi request reprint Abundance and bioactivity of cultured sponge-associated bacteria from the Mediterranean sea
    Albrecht Muscholl-Silberhorn
    Leibniz Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, 24105, Kiel, Germany
    Microb Ecol 55:94-106. 2008
    ..Members of the genus Bacillus displaying antimicrobial activity were found regularly, too. However, actinomycetes, which are known for their production of bioactive substances, were present in very low abundance...
  15. doi request reprint Communities of purple sulfur bacteria in a Baltic Sea coastal lagoon analyzed by puf LM gene libraries and the impact of temperature and NaCl concentration in experimental enrichment cultures
    Marcus Tank
    Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences, IFM GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 78:428-38. 2011
    ..A dramatic shift occurred at elevated temperatures of 41 and 44°C when M arichromatium gracile became most prominent which was not detected at lower temperatures...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bacterial isolates from the bryozoan Membranipora membranacea: influence of culture media on isolation and antimicrobial activity
    Herwig Heindl
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum at the Helmholtz Zentrum für Ozeanforschung, GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
    Int Microbiol 15:17-32. 2012
    ..Thus the approach described herein offers an improved strategy in the search for new antibiotic compounds...
  17. ncbi request reprint The influence of ultramafic rocks on microbial communities at the Logatchev hydrothermal field, located 15 degrees N on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
    Mirjam Perner
    Marine Microbiology, IFM GEOMAR, Duesternbrooker Weg, Kiel, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 61:97-109. 2007
    ..However, next to hydrogen availability further factors are evident (e.g. mixing of hot reduced hydrothermal fluids with cold oxygenated seawater), which have a significant impact on the distribution of microorganisms...
  18. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationship of phototrophic purple sulfur bacteria according to pufL and pufM genes
    Marcus Tank
    Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences, IFM GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
    Int Microbiol 12:175-85. 2009
    ..In addition, our data support a correlation between Puf protein structure and the type of internal photosynthetic membranes (vesicular, lamellar, or tubular)...
  19. doi request reprint Functional genes as markers for sulfur cycling and CO2 fixation in microbial communities of hydrothermal vents of the Logatchev field
    Michael Hügler
    Leibniz Institut fur Meereswissenschaften, IFM GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 73:526-37. 2010
    ..Hence, two important groups of primary producers at the investigated site might use different pathways for sulfur oxidation and carbon fixation...
  20. doi request reprint Kiloniella laminariae gen. nov., sp. nov., an alphaproteobacterium from the marine macroalga Laminaria saccharina
    Jutta Wiese
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum am Leibniz Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:350-6. 2009
    ..nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The genus Kiloniella represents the type of the new family Kiloniellaceae fam. nov. and order Kiloniellales ord. nov...
  21. pmc Comprehensive investigation of marine Actinobacteria associated with the sponge Halichondria panicea
    Imke Schneemann
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum, Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences, Am Kiel Kanal 44, Kiel, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3702-14. 2010
    ..Therefore, the presence of PKS and NRPS genes is a good indicator for the selection of strains to isolate new natural products...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sponge-specific bacterial associations of the Mediterranean sponge Chondrilla nucula (Demospongiae, Tetractinomorpha)
    Vera Thiel
    Leibniz Institut fur Meereswissenschaften, IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, 24105, Kiel, Germany
    Microb Ecol 54:101-11. 2007
    ..This study adds to a growing database on the stability and variability of microbial consortia associated with marine sponges...
  23. ncbi request reprint Diversity of antibiotic-active bacteria associated with the brown alga Laminaria saccharina from the Baltic Sea
    Jutta Wiese
    Leibniz Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, 24105, Kiel, Germany
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 11:287-300. 2009
    ..In conclusion, L. saccharina represents a promising source for the isolation of new bacterial taxa and antimicrobially active bacteria...
  24. doi request reprint Mayamycin, a cytotoxic polyketide from a Streptomyces strain isolated from the marine sponge Halichondria panicea
    Imke Schneemann
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum KiWiZ, Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences, Am Kiel Kanal 44, Kiel, Germany
    J Nat Prod 73:1309-12. 2010
    ..Mayamycin (1) exhibited potent cytotoxic activity against eight human cancer cell lines and showed activity against several bacteria including antibiotic-resistant strains...
  25. doi request reprint Unique communities of anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria in saline lakes of Salar de Atacama (Chile): evidence for a new phylogenetic lineage of phototrophic Gammaproteobacteria from pufLM gene analyses
    Vera Thiel
    Leibniz Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 74:510-22. 2010
    ..This is the first comprehensive description of phototrophic bacterial communities in a salt lake of South America made possible only due to the application of the functional pufLM genes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny of green sulfur bacteria on the basis of gene sequences of 16S rRNA and of the Fenna-Matthews-Olson protein
    Boris Alexander
    Institut für Meereskunde an der Universität Kiel, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 178:131-40. 2002
    ..Marine strains formed clusters separate from freshwater strains. The resulting phylogenetic grouping and relationship of the green sulfur bacteria do not correlate with their current taxonomic classification...
  27. doi request reprint Bio-mining the microbial treasures of the ocean: new natural products
    Johannes F Imhoff
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum am Leibniz Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Biotechnol Adv 29:468-82. 2011
    ..One of these activities is represented by the Kieler Wirkstoff-Zentrum KiWiZ, which was founded in 2005 in Kiel (Germany)...
  28. doi request reprint New phylogenetic lineages of the Spirochaetes phylum associated with Clathrina species (Porifera)
    Sven C Neulinger
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum KiWiZ Center for Marine Natural Products, Am Kiel Kanal 44, Kiel, Germany
    J Microbiol 48:411-8. 2010
    ..Two of these also affiliated with the Brachyspiraceae, the other two were found associated with the Spirochaetaceae, one with the genera Borrelia and Cristispira...
  29. doi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of bacteria associated with Laminaria saccharina
    Tim Staufenberger
    Leibniz Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, Kiel, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 64:65-77. 2008
    ..A number of bacteria associated with other algae and other marine macroorganisms were among the closest relatives of phylotypes associated with L. saccharina...
  30. doi request reprint Isolation and characterisation of bacteria from the Eastern Mediterranean deep sea
    Andrea Gartner
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum am IFM GEOMAR, Am Kiel Kanal 44, Kiel, Germany
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 100:421-35. 2011
    ..However, under the continued low nutrient situation in the Eastern Mediterranean deep-sea sediments apparently Firmicutes and Actinobacteria have a clear adaptative advantage...
  31. doi request reprint Abenquines A-D: aminoquinone derivatives produced by Streptomyces sp. strain DB634
    Dirk Schulz
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum at the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences IFM GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
    J Antibiot (Tokyo) 64:763-8. 2011
    ..The abenquines show inhibitory activity against bacteria, dermatophytic fungi and phosphodiesterase type 4b. The amino acid attached to the quinone is relevant to the enzyme inhibitory activity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Streptomyces hainanensis sp. nov., a novel member of the genus Streptomyces
    Yi Jiang
    Leibniz Institut fur Meereswissenschaften, IFM GEOMAR, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:2694-8. 2007
    ..3%. Therefore strain YIM 47672T represents a novel member of the genus Streptomyces, for which the name Streptomyces hainanensis sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is YIM 47672T (=CCTCC AA 205017T=DSM 41900T)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Microbial CO(2) fixation and sulfur cycling associated with low-temperature emissions at the Lilliput hydrothermal field, southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (9 degrees S)
    Mirjam Perner
    Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences IFM GEOMAR, Marine Microbiology, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 9:1186-201. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Recommended standards for the description of new species of anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria
    Johannes F Imhoff
    Institut für Meereswissenschaften, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1415-21. 2004
    ..They are considered as guidelines for authors to prepare descriptions of new species...
  35. pmc Phylogenetic identification of fungi isolated from the marine sponge Tethya aurantium and identification of their secondary metabolites
    Jutta Wiese
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum, IFM GEOMAR, Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences, Am Kiel Kanal 44, Kiel, Germany
    Mar Drugs 9:561-85. 2011
    ..Only minor antibiotic bioactivities of this compound were found so far...
  36. doi request reprint Subinhibitory concentrations of antibiotics induce phenazine production in a marine Streptomyces sp
    Maya I Mitova
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum KiWiZ am Leibniz Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
    J Nat Prod 71:824-7. 2008
    ..When using bacitracin, mainly streptophenazine H was produced. Streptophenazines C and H showed moderate activity against Bacillus subtilis, while streptophenazine C was also active against Staphylococcus lentus...
  37. pmc A novel phytomyxean parasite associated with galls on the bull-kelp Durvillaea antarctica (Chamisso) Hariot
    Franz Goecke
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research GEOMAR, Kiel, Schleswig Holstein, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e45358. 2012
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Spatial distribution of sponge-associated bacteria in the Mediterranean sponge Tethya aurantium
    Vera Thiel
    Leibniz Institut fur Meereswissenschaften, IFM GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 59:47-63. 2007
    ..Members of this cluster were specifically associated with both cortex and endosome of T. aurantium...
  39. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny and taxonomy of Chlorobiaceae
    Johannes F Imhoff
    Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM GEOMAR an der Universität Kiel, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, Kiel, Germany
    Photosynth Res 104:123-36. 2010
    ..New strains and available gene sequences are included into the phylogenetic system, and a taxonomic classification on the species level is proposed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic identification of bacteria with antimicrobial activities isolated from Mediterranean sponges
    Vera Thiel
    Institut für Meereskunde an der Universität Kiel, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Biomol Eng 20:421-3. 2003
    ..The action spectrum of antimicrobial activities against target organisms was related to the phylogenetic position of the isolates...
  41. pmc Genome sequence of Bacillus subtilis subsp. spizizenii gtP20b, isolated from the Indian ocean
    Longjiang Fan
    Department of Molecular Phytopathology, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Hermann, Kiel, Germany
    J Bacteriol 193:1276-7. 2011
    ..The genome sequence described in this paper is due to its high strain specificity of great importance for basic as well as applied researches on marine organisms...
  42. ncbi request reprint Development and Validation of a Fast and Optimized Screening Method for Enhanced Production of Secondary Metabolites Using the Marine Scopulariopsis brevicaulis Strain LF580 Producing Anti-Cancer Active Scopularide A and B
    Annemarie Kramer
    Kiel Centre for Marine Natural Products at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e103320. 2014
    ..This proof of concept was performed using the wild type strain and 23 randomly selected mutant strains. One specific mutant strain with an enhanced production behavior could be obtained. ..
  43. doi request reprint Silvalactam, a 24-membered macrolactam antibiotic produced by Streptomyces sp. Tü 6392*
    Dirk Schulz
    Mikrobiologisches Institut, Universitat Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    J Antibiot (Tokyo) 65:369-72. 2012
    ..The structure was determined by MS and NMR spectroscopy experiments. Silvalactam shows a potent antiproliferative activity against various cancerous and non-cancerous cell lines...
  44. ncbi request reprint Tenacibaculum adriaticum sp. nov., from a bryozoan in the Adriatic Sea
    Herwig Heindl
    Kieler Wirkstoff Zentrum at the Leibniz Institute for Marine Sciences, Am Kiel Kanal 44, D 24106 Kiel, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:542-7. 2008
    ..nov. is proposed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Communities of green sulfur bacteria in marine and saline habitats analyzed by gene sequences of 16S rRNA and Fenna-Matthews-Olson protein
    Boris Alexander
    Leibniz Institute for Marine Sciences, University of Kiel, Germany
    Int Microbiol 9:259-66. 2006
    ..Different habitats were dominated by representatives from the Prosthecochloris group and different clusters or species of this genus were found either exclusively or as the clearly dominant green sulfur bacterium at different habitats...
  46. doi request reprint Cyanobacterial diversity in Salar de Huasco, a high altitude saline wetland in northern Chile: an example of geographical dispersion?
    Cristina Dorador
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 64:419-32. 2008
    ..We suggest that cyanobacterial communities from Salar de Huasco are unique - they include sequences related to others previously described from the Antarctic, along with others from diverse, but less extreme environments...
  47. ncbi request reprint Thiocapsa marina sp. nov., a novel, okenone-containing, purple sulfur bacterium isolated from brackish coastal and marine environments
    Pierre Caumette
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Moléculaire, EA 3525, IBEAS, Universite de Pau et des Pays de l Adour, BP1155, F 64013 Pau, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1031-6. 2004
    ..nov., with strain 5811T (=DSM 5653T=ATCC 43172T) as the type strain...
  48. pmc Molecular analysis of enrichment cultures of ammonia oxidizers from the Salar de Huasco, a high altitude saline wetland in northern Chile
    Cristina Dorador
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    Extremophiles 12:405-14. 2008
    ..Sequences related to N. halophila were frequently found at all salinities. Neither gamma-AOB nor ammonia-oxidizing Archaea were recorded in these enrichment cultures...
  49. pmc Evaluation of PCR primer selectivity and phylogenetic specificity by using amplification of 16S rRNA genes from betaproteobacterial ammonia-oxidizing bacteria in environmental samples
    Pilar Junier
    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:5231-6. 2008
    ..Although this study focused on betaAOB, the results presented here more generally exemplify the importance of primer selection and potential primer bias when analyzing microbial communities in environmental samples...
  50. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of the distribution and phylogeny of the soxB gene among sulfur-oxidizing bacteria - evolution of the Sox sulfur oxidation enzyme system
    Birte Meyer
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 9:2957-77. 2007
    ..A putative scenario for the proteobacterial origin and evolution of the Sox enzyme system in SOB is presented considering the phylogenetic, genomic (sox gene cluster composition) and geochemical data...