V Torsvik

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Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prokaryotic diversity--magnitude, dynamics, and controlling factors
    Vigdis Torsvik
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Jahnebakken 5, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Science 296:1064-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Novel techniques for analysing microbial diversity in natural and perturbed environments
    V Torsvik
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway
    J Biotechnol 64:53-62. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Microbial diversity and function in soil: from genes to ecosystems
    Vigdis Torsvik
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Post Box 7800, Jahnebakken 5, N 5020, Bergen, Norway
    Curr Opin Microbiol 5:240-5. 2002
  4. pmc Distribution of bacterioplankton in meromictic Lake Saelenvannet, as determined by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of PCR-amplified gene fragments coding for 16S rRNA
    L Ovreas
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Appl Environ Microbiol 63:3367-73. 1997
  5. pmc Abundance and diversity of Archaea in heavy-metal-contaminated soils
    R A Sandaa
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:3293-7. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of microbial diversity in hypersaline environments by melting profiles and reassociation kinetics in combination with terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (T-RFLP)
    L Øvreås
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Jahnebakken 5, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Microb Ecol 46:291-301. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Methanotrophic diversity in an agricultural soil as evaluated by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis profiles of pmoA, mxaF and 16S rDNA sequences
    A Fjellbirkeland
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 79:209-17. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Microenvironments and microbial community structure in sediments
    S P C Tankéré
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Environ Microbiol 4:97-105. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of bacterial communities associated with larvae of the Atlantic halibut propose succession from a uniform normal flora
    Sigmund Jensen
    Department of Aquaculture, Institute of Marine Research, Nordnes, Bergen, Norway
    Syst Appl Microbiol 27:728-36. 2004
  10. pmc Recovery, purification, and cloning of high-molecular-weight DNA from soil microorganisms
    Mark R Liles
    Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:3302-5. 2008

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Prokaryotic diversity--magnitude, dynamics, and controlling factors
    Vigdis Torsvik
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Jahnebakken 5, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Science 296:1064-6. 2002
    ..Hypotheses and models explaining such differences are under development and are beginning to offer promising insights into the mechanisms governing prokaryote diversity and ecosystem function...
  2. ncbi request reprint Novel techniques for analysing microbial diversity in natural and perturbed environments
    V Torsvik
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway
    J Biotechnol 64:53-62. 1998
    ..Our investigations show that agricultural management, fish farming and pollution may lead to profound changes in the community structure and a reduction in the bacterial diversity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Microbial diversity and function in soil: from genes to ecosystems
    Vigdis Torsvik
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Post Box 7800, Jahnebakken 5, N 5020, Bergen, Norway
    Curr Opin Microbiol 5:240-5. 2002
    ..This review summarizes the recent progress in studies of soil microbial communities with focus on novel methods and approaches that provide new insight into the relationship between phylogenetic and functional diversity...
  4. pmc Distribution of bacterioplankton in meromictic Lake Saelenvannet, as determined by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of PCR-amplified gene fragments coding for 16S rRNA
    L Ovreas
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Appl Environ Microbiol 63:3367-73. 1997
    ..Several dominant fragments in the DGGE profiles were excised and sequenced. Among the dominant populations were representatives related to Chlorobium phaeovibrioides, chloroplasts from eukaryotic algae, and unidentified Archaea...
  5. pmc Abundance and diversity of Archaea in heavy-metal-contaminated soils
    R A Sandaa
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:3293-7. 1999
    ..Analysis of cloned 16S ribosomal DNA showed close similarities to a unique and globally distributed lineage of the kingdom Crenarchaeota that is phylogenetically distinct from currently characterized crenarchaeotal species...
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of microbial diversity in hypersaline environments by melting profiles and reassociation kinetics in combination with terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (T-RFLP)
    L Øvreås
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Jahnebakken 5, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Microb Ecol 46:291-301. 2003
    ..One of these predominant phylotypes is the extreme halophilic bacterium belonging to the bacteroidetes group, Salinibacter ruber...
  7. ncbi request reprint Methanotrophic diversity in an agricultural soil as evaluated by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis profiles of pmoA, mxaF and 16S rDNA sequences
    A Fjellbirkeland
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 79:209-17. 2001
    ..We also designed a new pmoA-targeting primer set which could be used in a nested protocol to amplify PCR-products from DNA extracted directly from the soil...
  8. ncbi request reprint Microenvironments and microbial community structure in sediments
    S P C Tankéré
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Environ Microbiol 4:97-105. 2002
    ..Although the resolution of techniques used was different, sequencing results were consistent with chemical data in delineating the same horizons according to redox, pH or ecological properties...
  9. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of bacterial communities associated with larvae of the Atlantic halibut propose succession from a uniform normal flora
    Sigmund Jensen
    Department of Aquaculture, Institute of Marine Research, Nordnes, Bergen, Norway
    Syst Appl Microbiol 27:728-36. 2004
    ..Comparative analysis of bacterial communities from different geographical regions indicated that larvae of the Atlantic halibut possess a distinct and specific normal flora...
  10. pmc Recovery, purification, and cloning of high-molecular-weight DNA from soil microorganisms
    Mark R Liles
    Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:3302-5. 2008
    ..Nucleases that copurified with the metagenomic DNA were removed by incubating plugs with a high-salt and -formamide solution. This method was used to construct large-insert soil metagenomic libraries...