Aharon Oren

Summary

Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Taxonomy of the family Halobacteriaceae: a paradigm for changing concepts in prokaryote systematics
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62:263-71. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Thermodynamic limits to microbial life at high salt concentrations
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, and Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Environ Microbiol 13:1908-23. 2011
  3. pmc Differences in lateral gene transfer in hypersaline versus thermal environments
    Matthew E Rhodes
    Penn State Astrobiology Research Center and Department of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 11:199. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Nomenclature and taxonomy of halophilic archaea--comments on the proposal by DasSarma and DasSarma for nomenclatural changes within the order Halobacteriales
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences and the Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:2245-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Industrial and environmental applications of halophilic microorganisms
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Environ Technol 31:825-34. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Emended descriptions of genera of the family Halobacteriaceae
    Aharon Oren
    Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:637-42. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Cyanobacterial systematics and nomenclature as featured in the International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy / International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology / International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 61:10-5. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Mycosporines and mycosporine-like amino acids: UV protectants or multipurpose secondary metabolites?
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 269:1-10. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Fungal life in the dead sea
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel
    Prog Mol Subcell Biol 53:115-32. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Halomicrobium mukohataei gen. nov., comb. nov., and emended description of Halomicrobium mukohataei
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:1831-5. 2002

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  1. doi request reprint Taxonomy of the family Halobacteriaceae: a paradigm for changing concepts in prokaryote systematics
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62:263-71. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Thermodynamic limits to microbial life at high salt concentrations
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, and Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Environ Microbiol 13:1908-23. 2011
    ..8, and occurrence of methane oxidation in the anaerobic layers of Big Soda Lake and Mono Lake...
  3. pmc Differences in lateral gene transfer in hypersaline versus thermal environments
    Matthew E Rhodes
    Penn State Astrobiology Research Center and Department of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 11:199. 2011
    ..Theoretically, transformative events can occur between any two species provided that the DNA of one enters the habitat of the other. Two categories of microorganisms that are well-known for LGT are the thermophiles and halophiles...
  4. doi request reprint Nomenclature and taxonomy of halophilic archaea--comments on the proposal by DasSarma and DasSarma for nomenclatural changes within the order Halobacteriales
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences and the Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:2245-6. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Industrial and environmental applications of halophilic microorganisms
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Environ Technol 31:825-34. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Emended descriptions of genera of the family Halobacteriaceae
    Aharon Oren
    Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:637-42. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Cyanobacterial systematics and nomenclature as featured in the International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy / International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology / International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 61:10-5. 2011
    ..The fact that on average these papers have been highly cited shows that IJSEM and its predecessors have been an excellent framework for publications on cyanobacteria and should remain so in the future...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mycosporines and mycosporine-like amino acids: UV protectants or multipurpose secondary metabolites?
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 269:1-10. 2007
    ..Here, the evidence for these additional roles of MAAs as 'multipurpose' secondary metabolites is reviewed, with special emphasis on their functions in the microbial world...
  9. doi request reprint Fungal life in the dead sea
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel
    Prog Mol Subcell Biol 53:115-32. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Halomicrobium mukohataei gen. nov., comb. nov., and emended description of Halomicrobium mukohataei
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:1831-5. 2002
    ..A full description of the isolate, proposed as a member of a new genus, Halomicrobium, as Halomicrobium mukohataei comb. nov., is presented. The type strain is strain arg-2T (= JCM 9738T = DSM 12286T = ATCC 700874T = NCIMB 13541T)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dihydroxyacetone metabolism in Salinibacter ruber and in Haloquadratum walsbyi
    Rahel Elevi Bardavid
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel
    Extremophiles 12:125-31. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Salisaeta longa gen. nov., sp. nov., a red, halophilic member of the Bacteroidetes
    Natalie Vaisman
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:2571-4. 2009
    ..nov., sp. nov. The type strain of Salisaeta longa is strain S4-4(T) (=DSM 21114(T) =CECT 7354(T))...
  13. doi request reprint Biogeography of thermophilic cyanobacteria: insights from the Zerka Ma'in hot springs (Jordan)
    Danny Ionescu
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 72:103-13. 2010
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Salinibacter: an extremely halophilic bacterium with archaeal properties
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 342:1-9. 2013
    ..Other unusual features of Salinibacter and Salisaeta include the presence of novel sulfonolipids (halocapnine derivatives). Salinibacter has become an excellent model for metagenomic, biogeographic, ecological, and evolutionary studies...
  15. doi request reprint Sensitivity of Haloquadratum and Salinibacter to antibiotics and other inhibitors: implications for the assessment of the contribution of Archaea and Bacteria to heterotrophic activities in hypersaline environments
    Rahel Elevi Bardavid
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 63:309-15. 2008
    ..Inhibition by chloramphenicol and taurocholate increased with increasing salt concentration. Erythromycin and taurocholate proved most valuable to differentiate between archaeal and bacterial activities in saltern brines...
  16. doi request reprint Glycine betaine is the main organic osmotic solute in a stratified microbial community in a hypersaline evaporitic gypsum crust
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 17:445-51. 2013
    ..Presence of glycine betaine produced by the photoautotrophic members of the community, therefore, may relieve the heterotrophs from the need to synthesize other compounds at a high-energy cost...
  17. ncbi request reprint Haloplanus natans gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic, gas-vacuolate archaeon isolated from Dead Sea-Red Sea water mixtures in experimental outdoor ponds
    Rahel Elevi Bardavid
    The Institute of Life Sciences and the Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:780-3. 2007
    ..The name Haloplanus natans gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed for this novel organism. The type strain of Haloplanus natans is RE-101(T) (=DSM 17983(T)=JCM 14081(T))...
  18. ncbi request reprint Proposal to modify Rule 6, Rule 10a, and Rule 12c of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:1452-3. 2014
    ..We also propose modification of Rule 6 by adopting some of the current paragraphs of Recommendation 6 to become part of the Rule. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Acid-shifted isoelectric point profiles of the proteins in a hypersaline microbial mat: an adaptation to life at high salt concentrations?
    Rahel Elevi Bardavid
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 16:787-92. 2012
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  20. pmc Prokaryote diversity and taxonomy: current status and future challenges
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:623-38. 2004
    ..A better coverage of the prokaryote diversity on Earth depends on such innovative approaches, combined with appropriate funding...
  21. doi request reprint Archaea in the Gulf of Aqaba
    Danny Ionescu
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 69:425-38. 2009
    ..Incorporation studies of radiolabeled leucine and bicarbonate in the presence of different inhibitors suggest that the archaeal community participates in autotrophic CO(2) uptake and contributes little to the heterotrophic activity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Intracellular ion and organic solute concentrations of the extremely halophilic bacterium Salinibacter ruber
    Aharon Oren
    Division of Microbial and Molecular Ecology, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 6:491-8. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint Mycosporine-2-glycine is the major mycosporine-like amino acid in a unicellular cyanobacterium (Euhalothece sp.) isolated from a gypsum crust in a hypersaline saltern pond
    Laura Kedar
    Division of Microbial and Molecular Ecology, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 208:233-7. 2002
    ..This is the first report of mycosporine-2-glycine in cyanobacteria...
  24. ncbi request reprint Interrelationships between Dunaliella and halophilic prokaryotes in saltern crystallizer ponds
    Rahel Elevi Bardavid
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel
    Extremophiles 12:5-14. 2008
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Proposal to change General Consideration 5 and Principle 2 of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:309-10. 2014
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Global network of specific virus-host interactions in hypersaline environments
    Nina S Atanasova
    Institute of Biotechnology and Department of Biosciences, University of Helsinki, Viikinkaari 5, Helsinki, Finland
    Environ Microbiol 14:426-40. 2012
    ..It suggests that hypersaline environments worldwide function like a single habitat...
  27. ncbi request reprint Amino acid composition of bulk protein and salt relationships of selected enzymes of Salinibacter ruber, an extremely halophilic bacterium
    Aharon Oren
    Division of Microbial and Molecular Ecology, Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 6:217-23. 2002
    ..The results presented show that Salinibacter enzymes are adapted to function in the presence of high salt concentrations...
  28. ncbi request reprint How to be moderately halophilic with broad salt tolerance: clues from the genome of Chromohalobacter salexigens
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 9:275-9. 2005
    ..The evolution of highly salt-tolerant prokaryotes may have depended on an increase in acidity of the proteins located external to the cytoplasmic membrane, enabling effective transport of nutrients into the cell...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sugar metabolism in the extremely halophilic bacterium Salinibacter ruber
    Aharon Oren
    Division of Microbial and Molecular Ecology, The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 223:83-7. 2003
    ..However, activity of 2-keto-3-deoxy-6-phosphogluconate aldolase could not be detected in extracts of Salinibacter cells, whether or not grown in the presence of glucose...
  30. doi request reprint Perchlorate and halophilic prokaryotes: implications for possible halophilic life on Mars
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904, Jerusalem, Israel
    Extremophiles 18:75-80. 2014
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  31. doi request reprint The amino acid composition of proteins from anaerobic halophilic bacteria of the order Halanaerobiales
    Rahel Elevi Bardavid
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel
    Extremophiles 16:567-72. 2012
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Glycerol metabolism in the extremely halophilic bacterium Salinibacter ruber
    Jonathan Sher
    The Institute of Life Sciences, and The Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 232:211-5. 2004
    ..6 to 2.8 M KCl. No significant activity of NAD-dependent glycerol dehydrogenase was found. It is suggested that Salinibacter may use glycerol as one of its principal substrates in its habitat, the saltern crystallizer ponds...
  33. ncbi request reprint A proposal for further integration of the cyanobacteria under the Bacteriological Code
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences and the Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1895-902. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 64, part 4, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:2188-90. 2014
    ..185]. The names given herein are listed according to the Rules of priority (i.e. page number and order of valid publication of names in the original articles). ..
  35. ncbi request reprint List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:2184-7. 2014
    ..Indeed, some of these names may, in time, be shown to be synonyms, or the organisms may be transferred to another genus, thus necessitating the creation of a new combination. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:2191-2. 2014
    ..must be considered as a service to bacteriology and it has no 'official character', other than providing a centralized point for registering/indexing such changes in a way that makes them easily accessible to the scientific community: ..
  37. ncbi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 64, part 3, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:1827-9. 2014
    ..185]. The names given herein are listed according to the Rules of priority (i.e. page number and order of valid publication of names in the original articles). ..
  38. ncbi request reprint Then and now: a systematic review of the systematics of prokaryotes in the last 80 years
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904, Jerusalem, Israel
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 106:43-56. 2014
    ..We discuss the impact of genomics and metagenomics and other new trends toward revitalization of prokaryote systematics, and provide some ideas and speculations on possible future developments in the field. ..
  39. ncbi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations, and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 64, part 2, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:1459-60. 2014
    ..185]. The names given herein are listed according to the Rules of priority (i.e. page number and order of valid publication of names in the original articles). ..
  40. ncbi request reprint List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:1455-8. 2014
    ..Indeed, some of these names may, in time, be shown to be synonyms, or the organisms may be transferred to another genus, thus necessitating the creation of a new combination. ..
  41. doi request reprint List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:693-6. 2014
    ..Indeed, some of these names may, in time, be shown to be synonyms, or the organisms may be transferred to another genus, thus necessitating the creation of a new combination. ..
  42. pmc Proposal to change the name Rhodoligotrophos Fukuda et al. 2012, 1947 to Rhodoligotrophus. Request for an Opinion
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63:3545. 2013
    ..A Request for an Opinion is submitted to the Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes regarding this proposed name change. ..
  43. doi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 63, part 12, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:697-9. 2014
    ..185]. The names given herein are listed according to the Rules of priority (i.e. page number and order of valid publication of names in the original articles). ..
  44. doi request reprint Notification that new names of prokaryotes, new combinations and new taxonomic opinions have appeared in volume 64, part 1, of the IJSEM
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:1075-6. 2014
    ..185]. The names given herein are listed according to the Rules of priority (i.e. page number and order of valid publication of names in the original articles). ..
  45. ncbi request reprint Gas vesicles isolated from Halobacterium cells by lysis in hypotonic solution are structurally weakened
    Aharon Oren
    The Institute of Life Sciences and the Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 252:337-41. 2005
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Heterocyst-specific transcription of NsiR1, a non-coding RNA encoded in a tandem array of direct repeats in cyanobacteria
    Danny Ionescu
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Life Sciences, and Moshe Shilo Minerva Center for Marine Biogeochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    J Mol Biol 398:177-88. 2010
    ..NsiR1 is the first known bacterial non-coding RNA that is specifically upregulated in response to nitrogen step-down...
  47. doi request reprint Bacterial communities in the 'petola' microbial mat from the Sečovlje salterns (Slovenia)
    Rok Tkavc
    Department of Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 75:48-62. 2011
    ..This study provides the first molecular insight into the microbiology of the petola, and it represents an important contribution towards understanding the geomicrobiological cycles of the traditional Sečovlje saltern...
  48. ncbi request reprint Haladaptatus paucihalophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon isolated from a low-salt, sulfide-rich spring
    Kristen N Savage
    Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73071, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:19-24. 2007
    ..nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is DX253(T) (=JCM 13897(T)=DSM 18195(T)=ATCC BAA-1313(T)=KCTC 4006(T))...
  49. ncbi request reprint Haloferax sulfurifontis sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon isolated from a sulfide- and sulfur-rich spring
    Mostafa S Elshahed
    Department of Botany and Microbiology, and Institute of Energy and the Environment, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:2275-9. 2004
    ..A novel species, Haloferax sulfurifontis sp. nov., is therefore proposed to accommodate the strain. The type strain is M6(T) (=JCM 12327(T)=CCM 7217(T)=DSM 16227(T)=CIP 108334(T))...
  50. ncbi request reprint Salinibacter ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel, extremely halophilic member of the Bacteria from saltern crystallizer ponds
    Josefa Antón
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Genética y Microbiología, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:485-91. 2002
    ..Isolation of the organism now allows formal description of a novel genus and species, for which we propose the name Salinibacter ruber gen. nov., sp. nov. The type strain is strain M31T (= DSM 13855T = CECT 5946T)...
  51. pmc Novel sulfonolipid in the extremely halophilic bacterium Salinibacter ruber
    Angela Corcelli
    Dipartimento di Biochimica Medica e Biologia Medica, Universita degli Studi di Bari, IPCF CR, Bari, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6678-85. 2004
    ..This study suggests that this novel sulfonolipid may be used as a chemotaxonomic marker for the detection of Salinibacter within the halophilic microbial community in saltern crystallizer ponds and other hypersaline environments...
  52. pmc Survey of archaeal diversity reveals an abundance of halophilic Archaea in a low-salt, sulfide- and sulfur-rich spring
    Mostafa S Elshahed
    Department of Botany and Microbiology and Institute for Energy and the Environment, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:2230-9. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates that members of the Halobacteriales are not restricted to their typical high-salt habitats, and we propose a role for the Halobacteriales in sulfur reduction in natural ecosystems...
  53. ncbi request reprint Taxonomic study of Halorubrum distributum and proposal of Halorubrum terrestre sp. nov
    Antonio Ventosa
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sevilla, 41012 Sevilla, Spain
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:389-92. 2004
    ..nov. The type strain of this novel species is 4p(T) (=VKM B-1739(T)=JCM 10247(T)). The DNA G+C content of this novel species is 64.2-64.9 mol% (64.4 mol% for the type strain)...
  54. pmc Salinity responses of benthic microbial communities in a solar saltern (Eilat, Israel)
    Ketil Bernt Sørensen
    Danish Center for Earth System Science, Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, University of Odense, Odense, Denmark
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:1608-16. 2004
    ..Unicellular and filamentous cyanobacteria metabolized at near-optimum rates at the in situ salinity, whereas the optimum salinity for anoxygenic phototrophs was between 100 and 120 per thousand...
  55. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of two different glutamate dehydrogenase activities in the halophilic bacterium Salinibacter ruber
    Maria Jose Bonete
    Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Alicante, 03080, Alicante, Spain
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 226:181-6. 2003
    ..A low-molecular-mass cytoplasmic fraction was found to be a highly effective activator of GDHII in the presence of high NaCl concentrations...
  56. ncbi request reprint Metabolism of chloride in halophilic prokaryotes
    Volker Muller
    Section Microbiology, Department Biology I, LMU Munchen, Maria Ward Strasse 1a, 80638 Munchen, Germany
    Extremophiles 7:261-6. 2003
    ..It is thus becoming increasingly clear that chloride has specific functions in haloadaptation in different groups of halophilic microorganisms...
  57. ncbi request reprint New C(40)-carotenoid acyl glycoside as principal carotenoid in Salinibacter ruber, an extremely halophilic eubacterium
    Bjart Frode Lutnaes
    Department of Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, NO 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    J Nat Prod 65:1340-3. 2002
    ....
  58. pmc Community composition of a hypersaline endoevaporitic microbial mat
    Ketil Bernt Sørensen
    Department of Geology and Geophysics Post 701, 1680 East west Rd, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:7352-65. 2005
    ..Detected archaeal groups included organisms affiliated with the Methanosarcinales, the Halobacteriales, and uncultured groups of Euryarchaeota...
  59. ncbi request reprint Haloterrigena saccharevitans sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon from Xin-Jiang, China
    Xue Wei Xu
    College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, P R China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:2539-42. 2005
    ..It is therefore proposed that strain AB14T represents a novel species, for which the name Haloterrigena saccharevitans sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is AB14T (=AS 1.3730T=JCM 12889T)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Structure of euhalothece-362, a novel red-shifted mycosporine-like amino acid, from a halophilic cyanobacterium (Euhalothece sp.)
    Marc Volkmann
    Geomicrobiology, Institute of Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment ICBM, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 258:50-4. 2006
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  61. doi request reprint Halosarcina pallida gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon from a low-salt, sulfide-rich spring
    Kristen N Savage
    Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:856-60. 2008
    ..nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain of Halosarcina pallida is BZ256T (=KCTC 4017T =JCM 14848T)...
  62. doi request reprint Marinobacter pelagius sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium
    Xue Wei Xu
    Laboratory of Marine Ecosystem and Biogeochemistry, State Oceanic Administration, Hangzhou 310012, People s Republic of China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:637-40. 2008
    ..Therefore, it is proposed that strain HS225(T) represents a novel species of the genus Marinobacter, for which the name Marinobacter pelagius sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is HS225(T) (=CGMCC 1.6775(T) =JCM 14804(T))...
  63. doi request reprint Characterization of alcohol dehydrogenase from the haloalkaliphilic archaeon Natronomonas pharaonis
    Yi Cao
    College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, People s Republic of China
    Extremophiles 12:471-6. 2008
    ..0. Zn2+ significantly inhibited activity. The Km value for acetaldehyde was higher than that for ethanol. It was concluded that the physiological role of this enzyme is likely the catalysis of the oxidation of ethanol to acetaldehyde...
  64. ncbi request reprint Genomic survey of sequence features for ultraviolet tolerance in Haloarchaea (family Halobacteriaceae)
    Peng Zhou
    Department of Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
    Genomics 90:103-9. 2007
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  65. ncbi request reprint Natronorubrum sulfidifaciens sp. nov., an extremely haloalkaliphilic archaeon isolated from Aiding salt lake in Xin-Jiang, China
    Heng Lin Cui
    State Key Laboratory of Microbial Resources, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, People s Republic of China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:738-40. 2007
    ..It was concluded that strain AD2(T) represents a novel species of the genus Natronorubrum, for which the name Natronorubrum sulfidifaciens sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is AD2(T) (=CGMCC 1.6307(T)=JCM 14089(T))...
  66. ncbi request reprint Haloferax larsenii sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon from a solar saltern
    Xue Wei Xu
    College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, People s Republic of China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:717-20. 2007
    ..Therefore the isolates should be classified as members of a novel species, for which the name Haloferax larsenii sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is ZJ206(T) (=CGMCC 1.5347(T)=JCM 13917(T))...
  67. pmc Culture-dependent study of microbial diversity of Lake Chaka
    Mike Dyall-Smith
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7427; author reply 7427. 2006
  68. ncbi request reprint Prokaryote taxonomy online: challenges ahead
    Aharon Oren
    Nature 419:15. 2002
  69. ncbi request reprint Recommended minimal standards for describing new taxa of the family Halomonadaceae
    David R Arahal
    Spanish Type Culture Collection CECT and Department of Microbiology and Ecology, University of Valencia, 46100 Valencia, Spain
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:2436-46. 2007
    ..The proposals presented here have been endorsed by the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of Halomonadaceae...
  70. ncbi request reprint Valid publication of names of prokaryotes according to the rules of nomenclature: past history and current practice
    Brian J Tindall
    DSMZ Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH, Inhoffenstrasse 7b, D 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:2715-20. 2006
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  71. ncbi request reprint Presence of two novel cardiolipins in the halophilic archaeal community in the crystallizer brines from the salterns of Margherita di Savoia (Italy) and Eilat (Israel)
    Veronica M T Lattanzio
    Dipartimento di Fisiologia Generale ed Ambientale, Universita di Bari, Via Amendola 165 A, 70126 Bari, Italy
    Extremophiles 6:437-44. 2002
    ..A sulfated diglycosyl diether was the major glycolipid detected in the biomass of both salterns...
  72. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial properties of Dead Sea black mineral mud
    Zeev Ma'or
    Dead Sea Research Center, 86910 Dead Sea, Israel
    Int J Dermatol 45:504-11. 2006
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