John T Wertz

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Affiliation: Calvin College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genomic and physiological characterization of the Verrucomicrobia isolate Diplosphaera colitermitum gen. nov., sp. nov., reveals microaerophily and nitrogen fixation genes
    John T Wertz
    Department of Biology, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:1544-55. 2012
  2. pmc Stenoxybacter acetivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an acetate-oxidizing obligate microaerophile among diverse O2-consuming bacteria from termite guts
    John T Wertz
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 4320, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:6819-28. 2007
  3. pmc Physiological ecology of Stenoxybacter acetivorans, an obligate microaerophile in termite guts
    John T Wertz
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 4320, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:6829-41. 2007
  4. pmc Development of an ecophysiological model for Diplosphaera colotermitum TAV2, a termite hindgut Verrucomicrobium
    Jantiya Isanapong
    Department of Biology, University of Texas Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
    ISME J 7:1803-13. 2013
  5. pmc New strategies for cultivation and detection of previously uncultured microbes
    Bradley S Stevenson
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, 2209 Biomedical Physical Sciences, East Lansing, MI 48824 4320, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:4748-55. 2004

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Publications5

  1. pmc Genomic and physiological characterization of the Verrucomicrobia isolate Diplosphaera colitermitum gen. nov., sp. nov., reveals microaerophily and nitrogen fixation genes
    John T Wertz
    Department of Biology, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:1544-55. 2012
    ..The genetic and physiological distinctiveness of TAV2 supports its recognition as the type strain of a new genus and species, for which the name Diplosphaera colitermitum gen. nov., sp. nov., is proposed...
  2. pmc Stenoxybacter acetivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an acetate-oxidizing obligate microaerophile among diverse O2-consuming bacteria from termite guts
    John T Wertz
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 4320, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:6819-28. 2007
    ..The genetic and physiological distinctiveness of TAM-DN1 and related strains supports their recognition as a new genus and species, for which the name Stenoxybacter acetivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed...
  3. pmc Physiological ecology of Stenoxybacter acetivorans, an obligate microaerophile in termite guts
    John T Wertz
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 4320, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:6829-41. 2007
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  4. pmc Development of an ecophysiological model for Diplosphaera colotermitum TAV2, a termite hindgut Verrucomicrobium
    Jantiya Isanapong
    Department of Biology, University of Texas Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
    ISME J 7:1803-13. 2013
    ..Our findings advance the current understanding of microaerophilic microorganisms in the termite gut and expand our understanding of the ecological roles for members of the phylum Verrucomicrobia. ..
  5. pmc New strategies for cultivation and detection of previously uncultured microbes
    Bradley S Stevenson
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, 2209 Biomedical Physical Sciences, East Lansing, MI 48824 4320, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:4748-55. 2004
    ..Results illustrate the power of integrating culture methods with molecular techniques to isolate bacteria from phylogenetic groups underrepresented in culture...