Raju Sekar

Summary

Affiliation: Florida International University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Microbial communities in the surface mucopolysaccharide layer and the black band microbial mat of black band-diseased Siderastrea siderea
    Raju Sekar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5963-73. 2006
  2. pmc Effect of freezing on PCR amplification of 16S rRNA genes from microbes associated with black band disease of corals
    Raju Sekar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:2581-4. 2009
  3. pmc Molecular detection and ecological significance of the cyanobacterial genera Geitlerinema and Leptolyngbya in black band disease of corals
    Jamie L Myers
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:5173-82. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The presence of the cyanobacterial toxin microcystin in black band disease of corals
    Laurie L Richardson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33612, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 272:182-7. 2007
  5. pmc Cyanotoxins from black band disease of corals and from other coral reef environments
    Miroslav Gantar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, University Park, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Microb Ecol 58:856-64. 2009
  6. pmc Sulfide, microcystin, and the etiology of black band disease
    Laurie L Richardson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 87:79-90. 2009
  7. pmc Flow sorting of marine bacterioplankton after fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Raju Sekar
    Max Planck Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6210-9. 2004
  8. pmc An improved protocol for quantification of freshwater Actinobacteria by fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Raju Sekar
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celciusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:2928-35. 2003
  9. pmc Abundances, identity, and growth state of actinobacteria in mountain lakes of different UV transparency
    Falk Warnecke
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:5551-9. 2005

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Microbial communities in the surface mucopolysaccharide layer and the black band microbial mat of black band-diseased Siderastrea siderea
    Raju Sekar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5963-73. 2006
    ..These data provide evidence for an association of numerous toxin-producing heterotrophic microorganisms with BBD of corals...
  2. pmc Effect of freezing on PCR amplification of 16S rRNA genes from microbes associated with black band disease of corals
    Raju Sekar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:2581-4. 2009
    ..These results suggest the need to use multiple approaches for preparation of samples to characterize this complex polymicrobial disease...
  3. pmc Molecular detection and ecological significance of the cyanobacterial genera Geitlerinema and Leptolyngbya in black band disease of corals
    Jamie L Myers
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:5173-82. 2007
    ..Our results confirm the presence of Geitlerinema in the BBD microbial community and its ecological significance, which have been challenged, and provide evidence of a second ecologically significant BBD cyanobacterium, Leptolyngbya...
  4. ncbi request reprint The presence of the cyanobacterial toxin microcystin in black band disease of corals
    Laurie L Richardson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33612, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 272:182-7. 2007
    ..This is the first report of the presence of microcystin in a coral disease...
  5. pmc Cyanotoxins from black band disease of corals and from other coral reef environments
    Miroslav Gantar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, University Park, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Microb Ecol 58:856-64. 2009
    ..We also show that cyanotoxin production by BBD cyanobacteria can be affected by environmental factors that are present in the microenvironment associated with this coral disease...
  6. pmc Sulfide, microcystin, and the etiology of black band disease
    Laurie L Richardson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 87:79-90. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that sulfide is required for initiation of BBD, both microcystin and sulfide are involved in BBD pathobiology, and microcystin may structure the BBD bacterial community...
  7. pmc Flow sorting of marine bacterioplankton after fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Raju Sekar
    Max Planck Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6210-9. 2004
    ..This illustrates that a combination of CARD-FISH and flow sorting might be a powerful approach to study the diversity and potentially the activity and the genomes of different bacterial populations in aquatic habitats...
  8. pmc An improved protocol for quantification of freshwater Actinobacteria by fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Raju Sekar
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celciusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:2928-35. 2003
    ..Our findings confirm that members of this lineage are among the numerically most important Bacteria of freshwater picoplankton...
  9. pmc Abundances, identity, and growth state of actinobacteria in mountain lakes of different UV transparency
    Falk Warnecke
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:5551-9. 2005
    ..Actinobacteria from different subclades of the acI lineage, therefore, constituted an important autochthonous element of the aquatic microbial communities in many of the studied lakes, potentially also due to their higher UV resistance...