Benjamin Nota

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Gene expression analysis of collembola in cadmium containing soil
    Benjamin Nota
    Department of Animal Ecology, Institute of Ecological Science, VU Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8152-7. 2008
  2. doi Adaptive differences in gene expression associated with heavy metal tolerance in the soil arthropod Orchesella cincta
    Dick Roelofs
    Institute of Ecological Science, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mol Ecol 18:3227-39. 2009
  3. pmc Transcriptomics reveals extensive inducible biotransformation in the soil-dwelling invertebrate Folsomia candida exposed to phenanthrene
    Benjamin Nota
    VU University Amsterdam, Institute of Ecological Science, Department of Animal Ecology, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Genomics 10:236. 2009
  4. pmc Collembase: a repository for springtail genomics and soil quality assessment
    Martijn J T N Timmermans
    Vrije Universiteit, Institute of Ecological Science, Department of Animal Ecology, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Genomics 8:341. 2007
  5. pmc Reference genes for QRT-PCR tested under various stress conditions in Folsomia candida and Orchesella cincta (Insecta, Collembola)
    Muriel E de Boer
    Institute of Ecological Science, VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Mol Biol 10:54. 2009
  6. doi Gene expression analysis reveals a gene set discriminatory to different metals in soil
    Benjamin Nota
    Department of Animal Ecology, Institute of Ecological Science, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Toxicol Sci 115:34-40. 2010
  7. doi Expression of mtc in Folsomia candida indicative of metal pollution in soil
    Benjamin Nota
    VU University Amsterdam, Institute of Ecological Science, Department of Animal Ecology, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Pollut 159:1343-7. 2011
  8. doi Genetic variation in parthenogenetic collembolans is associated with differences in fitness and cadmium-induced transcriptome responses
    Benjamin Nota
    Department of Animal Ecology, Institute of Ecological Science, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 47:1155-62. 2013

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi Gene expression analysis of collembola in cadmium containing soil
    Benjamin Nota
    Department of Animal Ecology, Institute of Ecological Science, VU Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8152-7. 2008
    ..This study presents a first global view on the environmental stress response of an arthropod species exposed to contaminated soil, and provides a mechanistic basis for the development of a gene expression soil quality test...
  2. doi Adaptive differences in gene expression associated with heavy metal tolerance in the soil arthropod Orchesella cincta
    Dick Roelofs
    Institute of Ecological Science, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mol Ecol 18:3227-39. 2009
    ..We confirmed the micro-evolutionary processes occurring in soil arthropod populations and suggest a major contribution of gene regulation to the evolution of a stress-adapted phenotype...
  3. pmc Transcriptomics reveals extensive inducible biotransformation in the soil-dwelling invertebrate Folsomia candida exposed to phenanthrene
    Benjamin Nota
    VU University Amsterdam, Institute of Ecological Science, Department of Animal Ecology, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Genomics 10:236. 2009
    ..Here we report a toxicogenomic study that translates the ecological effects of the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon phenanthrene in soil to the early transcriptomic responses in Folsomia candida...
  4. pmc Collembase: a repository for springtail genomics and soil quality assessment
    Martijn J T N Timmermans
    Vrije Universiteit, Institute of Ecological Science, Department of Animal Ecology, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Genomics 8:341. 2007
    ..To apply this species as a genomic model for soil quality testing we conducted an EST sequencing project and developed an online database...
  5. pmc Reference genes for QRT-PCR tested under various stress conditions in Folsomia candida and Orchesella cincta (Insecta, Collembola)
    Muriel E de Boer
    Institute of Ecological Science, VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Mol Biol 10:54. 2009
    ..Treatments for F. candida were cadmium exposure, phenanthrene exposure, desiccation, heat shock and pH stress, and for O. cincta cadmium, desiccation, heat shock and starvation...
  6. doi Gene expression analysis reveals a gene set discriminatory to different metals in soil
    Benjamin Nota
    Department of Animal Ecology, Institute of Ecological Science, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Toxicol Sci 115:34-40. 2010
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  7. doi Expression of mtc in Folsomia candida indicative of metal pollution in soil
    Benjamin Nota
    VU University Amsterdam, Institute of Ecological Science, Department of Animal Ecology, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Pollut 159:1343-7. 2011
    ..The presented gene expression assay might become a useful tool to screen potentially polluted sites, in order to identify the ones that need further ecotoxicological investigation...
  8. doi Genetic variation in parthenogenetic collembolans is associated with differences in fitness and cadmium-induced transcriptome responses
    Benjamin Nota
    Department of Animal Ecology, Institute of Ecological Science, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 47:1155-62. 2013
    ..This sheds new light on the sources of biological variability in test results, even when the test organisms are thought to be genetically homogeneous because of their parthenogenetic reproduction...