K Kashefi

Summary

Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Growth of thermophilic and hyperthermophilic Fe(III)-reducing microorganisms on a ferruginous smectite as the sole electron acceptor
    Kazem Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:251-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Characterization of extracellular minerals produced during dissimilatory Fe(III) and U(VI) reduction at 100 degrees C by Pyrobaculum islandicum
    K Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Geobiology 6:147-54. 2008
  3. pmc Use of Fe(III) as an electron acceptor to recover previously uncultured hyperthermophiles: isolation and characterization of Geothermobacterium ferrireducens gen. nov., sp. nov
    Kazem Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:1735-42. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Geoglobus ahangari gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic archaeon capable of oxidizing organic acids and growing autotrophically on hydrogen with Fe(III) serving as the sole electron acceptor
    Kazem Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:719-28. 2002
  5. pmc Thermophily in the Geobacteraceae: Geothermobacter ehrlichii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic member of the Geobacteraceae from the "Bag City" hydrothermal vent
    Kazem Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, 203 Morrill Science Center IVN, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:2985-93. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Extending the upper temperature limit for life
    Kazem Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Science 301:934. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Response to Cowan: The upper temperature for life - where do we draw the line?
    Kazem Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Trends Microbiol 12:60-2. 2004

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Growth of thermophilic and hyperthermophilic Fe(III)-reducing microorganisms on a ferruginous smectite as the sole electron acceptor
    Kazem Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:251-8. 2008
    ..These results suggest that thermophilic Fe(III)-reducing organisms differ in their ability to reduce and solubilize structural Fe(III) in SWa-1 smectite and that SWa-1 is not easily transformed to illite by these organisms...
  2. doi request reprint Characterization of extracellular minerals produced during dissimilatory Fe(III) and U(VI) reduction at 100 degrees C by Pyrobaculum islandicum
    K Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Geobiology 6:147-54. 2008
    ..100 degrees C...
  3. pmc Use of Fe(III) as an electron acceptor to recover previously uncultured hyperthermophiles: isolation and characterization of Geothermobacterium ferrireducens gen. nov., sp. nov
    Kazem Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:1735-42. 2002
    ..Based on both its 16S rDNA sequence and physiological characteristics, strain FW-1a represents a new genus among the Bacteria. The name Geothermobacterium ferrireducens gen. nov., sp. nov., is proposed (ATCC BAA-426)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Geoglobus ahangari gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic archaeon capable of oxidizing organic acids and growing autotrophically on hydrogen with Fe(III) serving as the sole electron acceptor
    Kazem Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:719-28. 2002
    ..The name proposed for strain 234T is Geoglobus ahangari gen. nov., sp. nov....
  5. pmc Thermophily in the Geobacteraceae: Geothermobacter ehrlichii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic member of the Geobacteraceae from the "Bag City" hydrothermal vent
    Kazem Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, 203 Morrill Science Center IVN, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:2985-93. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Extending the upper temperature limit for life
    Kazem Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Science 301:934. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Response to Cowan: The upper temperature for life - where do we draw the line?
    Kazem Kashefi
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Trends Microbiol 12:60-2. 2004