S Schouten

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc A comparative genomics study of genetic products potentially encoding ladderane lipid biosynthesis
    Jayne E Rattray
    Department of Microbiology, IWWR, Radboud University Nijmegen, Toernooiveld 1, 6525 ED Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Biol Direct 4:8. 2009
  2. pmc Stable carbon isotopic fractionations associated with inorganic carbon fixation by anaerobic ammonium-oxidizing bacteria
    Stefan Schouten
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, 1790 AB Den Burgh, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:3785-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Analytical methodology for TEX86 paleothermometry by high-performance liquid chromatography/atmospheric pressure chemical ionization-mass spectrometry
    Stefan Schouten
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P O Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Anal Chem 79:2940-4. 2007
  4. pmc Intact membrane lipids of "Candidatus Nitrosopumilus maritimus," a cultivated representative of the cosmopolitan mesophilic group I Crenarchaeota
    Stefan Schouten
    Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2433-40. 2008
  5. pmc Tetraether membrane lipids of Candidatus "Aciduliprofundum boonei", a cultivated obligate thermoacidophilic euryarchaeote from deep-sea hydrothermal vents
    Stefan Schouten
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Extremophiles 12:119-24. 2008
  6. pmc Archaeal and bacterial glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraether lipids in hot springs of yellowstone national park
    Stefan Schouten
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:6181-91. 2007
  7. pmc Biogeochemical evidence that thermophilic archaea mediate the anaerobic oxidation of methane
    Stefan Schouten
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:1680-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Sterols in a psychrophilic methanotroph, Methylosphaera hansonii
    S Schouten
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 186:193-5. 2000
  9. pmc Widespread occurrence of structurally diverse tetraether membrane lipids: evidence for the ubiquitous presence of low-temperature relatives of hyperthermophiles
    S Schouten
    Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:14421-6. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Biosynthetic controls on the 13C contents of organic components in the photoautotrophic bacterium Chloroflexus aurantiacus
    M T van der Meer
    Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    J Biol Chem 276:10971-6. 2001

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Publications65

  1. pmc A comparative genomics study of genetic products potentially encoding ladderane lipid biosynthesis
    Jayne E Rattray
    Department of Microbiology, IWWR, Radboud University Nijmegen, Toernooiveld 1, 6525 ED Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Biol Direct 4:8. 2009
    ..These moieties are under high ring strain and are synthesised by a presently unknown biosynthetic pathway...
  2. pmc Stable carbon isotopic fractionations associated with inorganic carbon fixation by anaerobic ammonium-oxidizing bacteria
    Stefan Schouten
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, 1790 AB Den Burgh, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:3785-8. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Analytical methodology for TEX86 paleothermometry by high-performance liquid chromatography/atmospheric pressure chemical ionization-mass spectrometry
    Stefan Schouten
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P O Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Anal Chem 79:2940-4. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that TEX86 analysis by HPLC/APCI-MS is robust and can be determined with analytical errors comparable to those of other temperature proxies...
  4. pmc Intact membrane lipids of "Candidatus Nitrosopumilus maritimus," a cultivated representative of the cosmopolitan mesophilic group I Crenarchaeota
    Stefan Schouten
    Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2433-40. 2008
    ..Similar polar lipids were previously found in deeply buried sediments from the Peru margin, suggesting that they were in part synthesized by group I crenarchaeota...
  5. pmc Tetraether membrane lipids of Candidatus "Aciduliprofundum boonei", a cultivated obligate thermoacidophilic euryarchaeote from deep-sea hydrothermal vents
    Stefan Schouten
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Extremophiles 12:119-24. 2008
    ..The latter core lipids have been rarely reported previously. Intact polar lipid analysis revealed that they predominantly consist of GDGTs with a phospho-glycerol headgroup...
  6. pmc Archaeal and bacterial glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraether lipids in hot springs of yellowstone national park
    Stefan Schouten
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:6181-91. 2007
    ..Finally, the distribution of bacterial branched GDGTs suggests that they may be derived from the geothermally heated soils surrounding the hot springs...
  7. pmc Biogeochemical evidence that thermophilic archaea mediate the anaerobic oxidation of methane
    Stefan Schouten
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:1680-6. 2003
    ..The distribution of the membrane tetraether lipids of the methanotrophic archaea shows that these organisms have adapted their membrane composition to these high environmental temperatures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sterols in a psychrophilic methanotroph, Methylosphaera hansonii
    S Schouten
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 186:193-5. 2000
    ..Their presence suggests that the capacity for sterol biosynthesis in methanotrophic bacteria is limited to the family Methylococcaceae but which have widely different optimal growth temperatures...
  9. pmc Widespread occurrence of structurally diverse tetraether membrane lipids: evidence for the ubiquitous presence of low-temperature relatives of hyperthermophiles
    S Schouten
    Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:14421-6. 2000
    ..The structures of some of the new GDGTs point to the hybridization of both typical archaeal and eubacterial biosynthetic pathways in single organisms...
  10. ncbi request reprint Biosynthetic controls on the 13C contents of organic components in the photoautotrophic bacterium Chloroflexus aurantiacus
    M T van der Meer
    Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    J Biol Chem 276:10971-6. 2001
    ..Our results indicate that compound-specific stable carbon isotope analysis may provide a rapid screening tool for carbon fixation pathways...
  11. ncbi request reprint All-cis hentriaconta-9,15,22-triene in microbial mats formed by the phototrophic prokaryote Chloroflexus
    M T van der Meer
    Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Den Burg
    Org Geochem 30:1585-7. 1999
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  12. ncbi request reprint Novel polyunsaturated n-alkenes in the marine diatom Rhizosolenia setigera
    J S Damste
    Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Department of Marine Biology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Biochem 267:5727-32. 2000
    ..Structural and stable carbon isotopic evidence suggests that these polyenes are biosynthesized by chain elongation of the C22:6n-3 fatty acid, followed by decarboxylation and introduction of double bonds at specific positions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Stable carbon isotope fractionations of the hyperthermophilic crenarchaeon Metallosphaera sedula
    M T van der Meer
    Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Texel, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 196:67-70. 2001
    ..To the best of our knowledge this is the first report of 13C fractionation effects of such a hyperthermophilic crenarchaeon...
  14. ncbi request reprint Autotrophy of green non-sulphur bacteria in hot spring microbial mats: biological explanations for isotopically heavy organic carbon in the geological record
    M T van der Meer
    Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Texel
    Environ Microbiol 2:428-35. 2000
    ..Hence, Chloroflexus autotrophy and selective preservation of its products constitute one purely biological mechanism by which isotopically heavy organic carbon could have been introduced into important Precambrian geological features...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of carbon metabolism on 13C signatures of cyanobacteria and green non-sulfur-like bacteria inhabiting a microbial mat from an alkaline siliceous hot spring in Yellowstone National Park (USA)
    Marcel T J van der Meer
    Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Environ Microbiol 9:482-91. 2007
    ..The assimilation of 13C-enriched cyanobacterial carbon may thus lead to enriched 13C-contents of GNSLB cell components...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of intact polar lipid with microbial community composition of vent deposits of the Rainbow and Lucky Strike hydrothermal fields
    R A Gibson
    Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Texel, The Netherlands
    Geobiology 11:72-85. 2013
    ..Variation in the relative amounts of archaeal versus bacterial IPLs appears to indicate differences in the microbial community between vent sites. Overall, IPL distributions appear to be consistent with gene-based surveys...
  17. doi request reprint Diazotrophic microbial community of coastal microbial mats of the southern North Sea
    T Bauersachs
    Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Den Burg, The Netherlands
    Geobiology 9:349-59. 2011
    ..The availability of combined nitrogen species might thus be a key factor in controlling and regulating the distribution of the diazotrophic microbial community of Schiermonnikoog...
  18. ncbi request reprint Massive expansion of marine archaea during a mid-Cretaceous oceanic anoxic event
    M M Kuypers
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ, Post Office Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Netherlands
    Science 293:92-5. 2001
    ..Indeed, the sedimentary record of archaeal membrane lipids suggests that this anoxic event marks a time in Earth history at which certain hyperthermophilic archaea adapted to low-temperature environments...
  19. ncbi request reprint Water table related variations in the abundance of intact archaeal membrane lipids in a Swedish peat bog
    Johan W H Weijers
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 239:51-6. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Variations in spatial and temporal distribution of Archaea in the North Sea in relation to environmental variables
    Lydie Herfort
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Texel, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 62:242-57. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint African vegetation controlled by tropical sea surface temperatures in the mid-Pleistocene period
    Enno Schefuss
    Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands
    Nature 422:418-21. 2003
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  22. pmc Fossilized glycolipids reveal past oceanic N2 fixation by heterocystous cyanobacteria
    Thorsten Bauersachs
    Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg Texel, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:19190-4. 2010
    ..Our study thus suggests that heterocystous cyanobacteria played a major role in adding "new" fixed nitrogen to surface waters in past stratified oceans...
  23. ncbi request reprint Gas chromatography/combustion/isotope-ratio-monitoring mass spectrometric analysis of methylboronic derivatives of monosaccharides: a new method for determining natural 13C abundances of carbohydrates
    B E van Dongen
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 15:496-500. 2001
    ..The method was successfully applied to determine the delta13C value of glucose of the freshwater alga Scenedesmus communis...
  24. doi request reprint 16S rRNA gene and lipid biomarker evidence for anaerobic ammonium-oxidizing bacteria (anammox) in California and Nevada hot springs
    Andrea Jaeschke
    Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Texel, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 67:343-50. 2009
    ..Our data indicate that anammox bacteria may be able to thrive at thermophilic temperatures and thus may play a significant role in the nitrogen cycle of hot spring environments...
  25. pmc Archaeal nitrification in the ocean
    Cornelia Wuchter
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, P O Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:12317-22. 2006
    ..Our data thus suggest a major role for Archaea in oceanic nitrification...
  26. pmc Structural characterization of diabolic acid-based tetraester, tetraether and mixed ether/ester, membrane-spanning lipids of bacteria from the order Thermotogales
    Jaap S Sinninghe Damsté
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, PO Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Arch Microbiol 188:629-41. 2007
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  27. pmc Core and intact polar glycerol dibiphytanyl glycerol tetraether lipids of ammonia-oxidizing archaea enriched from marine and estuarine sediments
    Angela Pitcher
    NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:3468-77. 2011
    ..1a AOA: they were synthesized by all three sedimentary AOA and "Candidatus Nitrosopumilus maritimus"; however, they were absent in the group I.1b AOA "Candidatus Nitrososphaera gargensis."..
  28. pmc Cultivation and genomic, nutritional, and lipid biomarker characterization of Roseiflexus strains closely related to predominant in situ populations inhabiting Yellowstone hot spring microbial mats
    Marcel T J van der Meer
    NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, Netherlands
    J Bacteriol 192:3033-42. 2010
    ..The isolates exhibit temperature, pH, and sulfide preferences typical of their habitat. Lipids produced by these isolates matched much better with mat lipids than do lipids produced by R. castenholzii or Chloroflexus isolates...
  29. doi request reprint Crenarchaeol dominates the membrane lipids of Candidatus Nitrososphaera gargensis, a thermophilic group I.1b Archaeon
    Angela Pitcher
    Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Den Burg, The Netherlands
    ISME J 4:542-52. 2010
    ..Moreover, this work supports the hypothesis that crenarchaeol is specific to all AOA and highlights specific lipids, which may prove useful as biomarkers for 'Ca. N. gargensis'-like AOA...
  30. doi request reprint Ladderane lipid distribution in four genera of anammox bacteria
    Jayne E Rattray
    Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, P O Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Arch Microbiol 190:51-66. 2008
    ..Finally, all four investigated species contained a C27 hopanoid ketone and bacteriohopanetetrol, which, indicates that hopanoids are anaerobically synthesised by anammox bacteria...
  31. pmc Wet phases in the Sahara/Sahel region and human migration patterns in North Africa
    Isla S Castañeda
    Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg Texel, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:20159-63. 2009
    ..Our results thus suggest that changes in AMOC influenced North African climate and, at times, contributed to amenable conditions in the central Sahara/Sahel, allowing humans to cross this otherwise inhospitable region...
  32. pmc In situ production of crenarchaeol in two california hot springs
    Angela Pitcher
    Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, AB Den Burg, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:4443-51. 2009
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  33. doi request reprint Rapid analysis of long-chain glycolipids in heterocystous cyanobacteria using high-performance liquid chromatography coupled to electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry
    Thorsten Bauersachs
    NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 23:1387-94. 2009
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  34. ncbi request reprint Improved analysis of ladderane lipids in biomass and sediments using high-performance liquid chromatography/atmospheric pressure chemical ionization tandem mass spectrometry
    Ellen C Hopmans
    Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 20:2099-103. 2006
    ..5 ng/g for the ladderane fatty acids and of 0.7 ng/g for the monoether. It is foreseen that this method will allow the investigation of the occurrence of anaerobic ammonium oxidation in natural settings in much greater detail than before...
  35. ncbi request reprint The rise of the rhizosolenid diatoms
    Jaap S Sinninghe Damsté
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Post Office Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, Netherlands
    Science 304:584-7. 2004
    ..The rapid rise of the rhizosolenid diatoms probably resulted from a major reorganization of the nutrient budget in the mid-Cretaceous oceans, triggered by plate tectonics...
  36. pmc Compound-specific isotopic fractionation patterns suggest different carbon metabolisms among Chloroflexus-like bacteria in hot-spring microbial mats
    Marcel T J van der Meer
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6000-6. 2003
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  37. pmc Diel variations in carbon metabolism by green nonsulfur-like bacteria in alkaline siliceous hot spring microbial mats from Yellowstone National Park
    Marcel T J van der Meer
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, The Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg Texel, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:3978-86. 2005
    ..In addition, we observed direct incorporation of [13C]acetate into GNSLB lipids in the morning. This suggests that GNSLB also have a potential for photoheterotrophy in situ...
  38. ncbi request reprint Membrane lipids of mesophilic anaerobic bacteria thriving in peats have typical archaeal traits
    Johan W H Weijers
    Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg Texel, The Netherlands
    Environ Microbiol 8:648-57. 2006
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  39. ncbi request reprint Bicarbonate uptake by marine Crenarchaeota
    Cornelia Wuchter
    Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, 1790 AB, Den Burg, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 219:203-7. 2003
    ..This finding indicates that marine Crenarchaeota can utilize bicarbonate or CO(2) derived thereof in the absence of light and are chemoautotrophic organisms...
  40. ncbi request reprint Ladderane phospholipids in anammox bacteria comprise phosphocholine and phosphoethanolamine headgroups
    Henry A Boumann
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Den Burg, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 258:297-304. 2006
    ..In addition, in silico analysis of genome data gained insight into the machinery for the biosynthesis of the phosphocholine and phosphoethanolamine phospholipids in anammox bacteria...
  41. ncbi request reprint Rapid isolation of biomarkers for compound specific radiocarbon dating using high-performance liquid chromatography and flow injection analysis-atmospheric pressure chemical ionisation mass spectrometry
    Rienk H Smittenberg
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands
    J Chromatogr A 978:129-40. 2002
    ..e., in sufficient quantities for radiocarbon analysis, without significant carbon isotopic fractionation or contamination...
  42. ncbi request reprint Crenarchaeol: the characteristic core glycerol dibiphytanyl glycerol tetraether membrane lipid of cosmopolitan pelagic crenarchaeota
    Jaap S Sinninghe Damsté
    Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands
    J Lipid Res 43:1641-51. 2002
    ..This prevents the dense packing characteristic for the cyclopentane ring-containing GDGTs membrane lipids used by hyperthermophilic crenarchaeota to adjust their membrane fluidity to high temperatures...
  43. ncbi request reprint Alkane-1,2-diol-based glycosides and fatty glycosides and wax esters in Roseiflexus castenholzii and hot spring microbial mats
    Marcel T J van ver Meer
    Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Arch Microbiol 178:229-37. 2002
    ..In lipid extracts from two nonsulfidic hot spring microbial mats, similar alkane-1,2-diol-based lipids were detected in minor amounts. R. castenholzii lipids are compared to lipids of mats and other thermophilic mat isolates...
  44. pmc Distribution of membrane lipids of planktonic Crenarchaeota in the Arabian Sea
    Jaap S Sinninghe Damsté
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:2997-3002. 2002
    ..B. Karner, E. F. DeLong, and D. M. Karl ( Nature 409:507-510, 2001) that the world's oceans contain ca. 10(28) cells of planktonic Crenarchaeota...
  45. doi request reprint Distribution of heterocyst glycolipids in cyanobacteria
    Thorsten Bauersachs
    NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands
    Phytochemistry 70:2034-9. 2009
    ..Possibly, this is an adaptation to optimise the cell wall gas permeability, preventing inactivation of the oxygen-sensitive nitrogenase while allowing the highest diffusion of atmospheric dinitrogen into the heterocyst...
  46. ncbi request reprint Structural identification of the diester preen-gland waxes of the red knot (Calidris canutus)
    J S Sinninghe Damste
    Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands
    J Nat Prod 63:381-4. 2000
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  47. ncbi request reprint Biosynthetic controls on the 13C contents of organic components in the photoautotrophic bacterium Chloroflexus aurantiacus
    M T van der Meer
    Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ, Department of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology, P.O. Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    J Biol Chem 276:10971-6. 2001
    ..Our results indicate that compound-specific stable carbon isotope analysis may provide a rapid screening tool for carbon fixation pathways...
  48. doi request reprint Biophysical properties of membrane lipids of anammox bacteria: I. Ladderane phospholipids form highly organized fluid membranes
    Henry A Boumann
    Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1788:1444-51. 2009
    ..The biophysical findings in this study support the previous postulation that dense membranes in anammox cells protect these microbes against the highly toxic and volatile anammox metabolites...
  49. doi request reprint Biophysical properties of membrane lipids of anammox bacteria: II. Impact of temperature and bacteriohopanoids
    Henry A Boumann
    Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1788:1452-7. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest that bacteriohopanoids might play a role in maintaining the membrane fluidity in anammox cells...
  50. doi request reprint Sources for sedimentary bacteriohopanepolyols as revealed by 16S rDNA stratigraphy
    Marco J L Coolen
    Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg Texel, The Netherlands
    Environ Microbiol 10:1783-803. 2008
    ..This combined application of advanced geochemical and paleogenomical tools further refined our knowledge about Holocene biogeochemical processes in Ace Lake...
  51. doi request reprint Carbon isotope-labelling experiments indicate that ladderane lipids of anammox bacteria are synthesized by a previously undescribed, novel pathway
    Jayne E Rattray
    Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Texel, The Netherlands
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 292:115-22. 2009
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  52. pmc Impact of temperature on ladderane lipid distribution in anammox bacteria
    Jayne E Rattray
    NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, P O Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1596-603. 2010
    ..e., to determine if ladderanes are produced in situ in relatively cold surface sediments or if they are fossil remnants originating from the warmer upper water column...
  53. ncbi request reprint A ubiquitous thermoacidophilic archaeon from deep-sea hydrothermal vents
    Anna Louise Reysenbach
    Department of Biology, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    Nature 442:444-7. 2006
    ..In addition, we demonstrate that this isolate constitutes up to 15% of the archaeal population, providing evidence that thermoacidophiles may be key players in the sulphur and iron cycling at deep-sea vents...
  54. ncbi request reprint Arctic hydrology during global warming at the Palaeocene/Eocene thermal maximum
    Mark Pagani
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, PO Box 208109, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Nature 442:671-5. 2006
    ..Greater carbon release and strong hydrological cycle feedbacks may help explain the maintenance of this unprecedented warmth...
  55. ncbi request reprint Microbial diversity of cold-seep sediments in Sagami Bay, Japan, as determined by 16S rRNA gene and lipid analyses
    Jiasong Fang
    Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 57:429-41. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the microbial community in the Sagami Bay seep site is distinct from previously characterized cold-seep environments...
  56. ncbi request reprint Candidatus "Anammoxoglobus propionicus" a new propionate oxidizing species of anaerobic ammonium oxidizing bacteria
    Boran Kartal
    Department of Microbiology, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen 6525 ED, Netherlands
    Syst Appl Microbiol 30:39-49. 2007
    ..We provisionally named the new species Candidatus "Anammoxoglobus propionicus"...
  57. ncbi request reprint High temperatures in the Late Cretaceous Arctic Ocean
    Hugh C Jenkyns
    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PR, UK
    Nature 432:888-92. 2004
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  58. ncbi request reprint A microbial consortium couples anaerobic methane oxidation to denitrification
    Ashna A Raghoebarsing
    Department of Microbiology, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, Toernooiveld 1, 6525 ED Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Nature 440:918-21. 2006
    ..The detection of relatives of these prokaryotes in different freshwater ecosystems worldwide indicates that the reaction presented here may make a substantial contribution to biological methane and nitrogen cycles...
  59. ncbi request reprint Episodic fresh surface waters in the Eocene Arctic Ocean
    Henk Brinkhuis
    Palaeoecology, Institute of Environmental Biology, Utrecht University, Laboratory of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Budapestlaan 4, 3584 CD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Nature 441:606-9. 2006
    ..We suggest that onset and termination of the Azolla phase depended on the degree of oceanic exchange between Arctic Ocean and adjacent seas...
  60. ncbi request reprint Environmental precursors to rapid light carbon injection at the Palaeocene/Eocene boundary
    Appy Sluijs
    Palaeoecology, Institute of Environmental Biology, Utrecht University, Laboratory of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Nature 450:1218-21. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Methanotrophic symbionts provide carbon for photosynthesis in peat bogs
    Ashna A Raghoebarsing
    Department of Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen, Toernooiveld 1, 6525 ED Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Nature 436:1153-6. 2005
    ..In this way, methane acts as a significant (10-15%) carbon source for Sphagnum. The symbiosis explains both the efficient recycling of methane and the high organic carbon burial in these wetland ecosystems...
  62. ncbi request reprint C(25) highly branched isoprenoid alkenes from the marine benthic diatom Pleurosigma strigosum
    Vincent Grossi
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Géochimie et Ecologie Marines, UMR 6117 CNRS, Centre d Oceanologie de Marseille, Osu, Campus de Luminy, Case 901, F 13288 Marseille, France
    Phytochemistry 65:3049-55. 2004
    ..Unlike most structures previously reported, none of the HBI alkenes produced by P. strigosum showed an unsaturation at C7-C20, or E/Z isomerism of the trisubstituted double bond at C9-C10 (whenever present)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Candidatus "Scalindua brodae", sp. nov., Candidatus "Scalindua wagneri", sp. nov., two new species of anaerobic ammonium oxidizing bacteria
    Markus Schmid
    Kluyver Laboratory for Biotechnology, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
    Syst Appl Microbiol 26:529-38. 2003
    ..Simultaneously, another new species of the same genus, Candidatus "Scalindua sorokinii", was detected in the water column of the Black Sea, making this genus the most widespread of all anammox bacteria described so far...
  64. ncbi request reprint Subtropical Arctic Ocean temperatures during the Palaeocene/Eocene thermal maximum
    Appy Sluijs
    Palaeoecology, Institute of Environmental Biology, Utrecht University, Laboratory of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Budapestlaan 4, 3584 CD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Nature 441:610-3. 2006
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  65. ncbi request reprint Climatic controls on central African hydrology during the past 20,000 years
    Enno Schefuss
    DFG Research Center Ocean Margins RCOM at the University of Bremen, Klagenfurter Strasse, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Nature 437:1003-6. 2005
    ..We conclude that changes in ocean circulation, and hence sea surface temperature patterns, were important in modulating atmospheric moisture transport onto the central African continent...