E Delong

Summary

Affiliation: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Dibiphytanyl ether lipids in nonthermophilic crenarchaeotes
    E F DeLong
    Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara 93106, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 64:1133-8. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Microbial population genomics and ecology
    Edward F DeLong
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Curr Opin Microbiol 5:520-4. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Environmental diversity of bacteria and archaea
    E F DeLong
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Syst Biol 50:470-8. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Microbial seascapes revisited
    E F DeLong
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, California, USA
    Curr Opin Microbiol 4:290-5. 2001
  5. pmc Extreme genomes
    E F DeLong
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Genome Biol 1:REVIEWS1029. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Everything in moderation: archaea as 'non-extremophiles'
    E F DeLong
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 8:649-54. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Microbial population genomics and ecology: the road ahead
    Edward F DeLong
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Environ Microbiol 6:875-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Genomic islands and the ecology and evolution of Prochlorococcus
    Maureen L Coleman
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 15 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Science 311:1768-70. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Microbiology. Life on the thermodynamic edge
    Edward F DeLong
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Science 317:327-8. 2007
  10. pmc Low genomic diversity in tropical oceanic N2-fixing cyanobacteria
    Jonathan P Zehr
    Department of Ocean Sciences, University of California, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17807-12. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Conference--The Global Genome: Microbes
    EDWARD DELONG; Fiscal Year: 2002

Collaborators

  • C Schleper
  • N R Pace
  • Oded Beja
  • Alison E Murray
  • Konstantinos T Konstantinidis
  • L Aravind
  • Ramon Massana
  • Hanno Teeling
  • E V Koonin
  • Maureen L Coleman
  • Vinh D Pham
  • Jorge Frias-Lopez
  • Virginia I Rich
  • Sallie W Chisholm
  • Dagmar Woebken
  • Jonathan P Zehr
  • Joseph J Grzymski
  • Andreas Schirmer
  • Gazalah Sabehi
  • Marcelino T Suzuki
  • Christina M Preston
  • José R de la Torre
  • Gil Zeidner
  • Gene W Tyson
  • Stephan C Schuster
  • Yanmei Shi
  • Tsultrim Palden
  • Jay McCarren
  • Patricia Wecker
  • Frank O Glöckner
  • Elizabeth A Mondragon
  • Shellie R Bench
  • Alexandra Dumitriu
  • Ivaylo Kostadinov
  • Rudolf Amann
  • Claudia Steglich
  • Robert A Feldman
  • Matthew B Sullivan
  • Amir Ghadiri
  • Kerrie Barry
  • Brandon J Carter
  • Adam C Martiny
  • C Richard Hutchinson
  • Rishali Gadkari
  • Christopher D Reeves
  • Fadia Ibrahim
  • Anton F Post
  • David M Karl
  • John Heidelberg
  • David J Scanlan
  • Lynne M Christianson

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Dibiphytanyl ether lipids in nonthermophilic crenarchaeotes
    E F DeLong
    Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara 93106, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 64:1133-8. 1998
    ..Nonthermophilic crenarchaeotes appear to be a major biological source of tetraether lipids in marine planktonic environments...
  2. ncbi request reprint Microbial population genomics and ecology
    Edward F DeLong
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Curr Opin Microbiol 5:520-4. 2002
    ..Genome-enabled approaches are now significantly advancing current knowledge of genome content, diversity, population biology and evolution in natural microbial populations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Environmental diversity of bacteria and archaea
    E F DeLong
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Syst Biol 50:470-8. 2001
    ..This more comprehensive picture will provide much better perspective on the natural history, ecology, and evolution of extant microbial life...
  4. ncbi request reprint Microbial seascapes revisited
    E F DeLong
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, California, USA
    Curr Opin Microbiol 4:290-5. 2001
    ..As our observations of naturally occurring microbes become increasingly more sophisticated, so will theory, technical applications and predictive capabilities in microbial ecology...
  5. pmc Extreme genomes
    E F DeLong
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Genome Biol 1:REVIEWS1029. 2000
    ..Comparative genomic analysis of this 'extremophile' is providing new insights into the metabolic machinery, ecology and evolution of thermophilic archaea...
  6. ncbi request reprint Everything in moderation: archaea as 'non-extremophiles'
    E F DeLong
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 8:649-54. 1998
    ..Research efforts are presently focused on characterizing the physiology, biochemistry and genetics of these abundant and cosmopolitan but poorly understood archaea...
  7. ncbi request reprint Microbial population genomics and ecology: the road ahead
    Edward F DeLong
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Environ Microbiol 6:875-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Genomic islands and the ecology and evolution of Prochlorococcus
    Maureen L Coleman
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 15 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Science 311:1768-70. 2006
    ..Genomic islands in this free-living photoautotroph share features with pathogenicity islands of parasitic bacteria, suggesting a general mechanism for niche differentiation in microbial species...
  9. ncbi request reprint Microbiology. Life on the thermodynamic edge
    Edward F DeLong
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Science 317:327-8. 2007
  10. pmc Low genomic diversity in tropical oceanic N2-fixing cyanobacteria
    Jonathan P Zehr
    Department of Ocean Sciences, University of California, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17807-12. 2007
    ..Although genomic diversity seems to be the rule in many, if not most, marine microbial lineages, different forces may control the evolution and diversification in low abundance microorganisms, such as the nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria...
  11. ncbi request reprint Design and testing of 'genome-proxy' microarrays to profile marine microbial communities
    Virginia I Rich
    The MIT WHOI Joint Program in Biological Oceanography, MIT, 48 427, 15 Vassar St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Environ Microbiol 10:506-21. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Fosmids of novel marine Planctomycetes from the Namibian and Oregon coast upwelling systems and their cross-comparison with planctomycete genomes
    Dagmar Woebken
    Department of Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    ISME J 1:419-35. 2007
    ..stuttgartiensis plus the surprising lack of almost any planctomycete-specific gene within this organism reveals an unexpected distinctiveness of anammox bacteria from all other Planctomycetes...
  13. pmc Microbial community gene expression in ocean surface waters
    Jorge Frias-Lopez
    Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:3805-10. 2008
    ..Thus, microbial community transcriptomic analyses revealed not only indigenous gene- and taxon-specific expression patterns but also gene categories undetected in previous DNA-based metagenomic surveys...
  14. doi request reprint Phylogenetic analyses of ribosomal DNA-containing bacterioplankton genome fragments from a 4000 m vertical profile in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre
    Vinh D Pham
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Environ Microbiol 10:2313-30. 2008
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  15. pmc Comparative genomics of DNA fragments from six Antarctic marine planktonic bacteria
    Joseph J Grzymski
    Desert Research Institute, 2215 Raggio Parkway, Reno, NV 89512, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:1532-41. 2006
    ..These characteristics were not specific to any one phylum, COG role category, or G+C content and imply that underlying genotypic and biochemical adaptations to the cold are inherent to life in the permanently subzero Antarctic waters...
  16. ncbi request reprint Community genomics among stratified microbial assemblages in the ocean's interior
    Edward F DeLong
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Science 311:496-503. 2006
    ..Comparative genomic analyses of stratified microbial communities have the potential to provide significant insight into higher-order community organization and dynamics...
  17. ncbi request reprint Genomic perspectives in microbial oceanography
    Edward F DeLong
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Division of Biological Engineering, 48 427 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nature 437:336-42. 2005
    ..Integration of these new genome-enabled insights into the broader framework of ocean science represents one of the great contemporary challenges for microbial oceanographers...
  18. pmc Metagenomic analysis reveals diverse polyketide synthase gene clusters in microorganisms associated with the marine sponge Discodermia dissoluta
    Andreas Schirmer
    Kosan Biosciences Inc, 3832 Bay Center Place, Hayward, CA 94545, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4840-9. 2005
    ..The filamentous bacterial community of D. dissoluta consists mainly of Entotheonella spp., an unculturable sponge-specific taxon previously implicated in the biosynthesis of bioactive peptides...
  19. ncbi request reprint Microbial community genomics in the ocean
    Edward F DeLong
    Division of Biological Engineering and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Room 48 427, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 3:459-69. 2005
    ..Besides providing new perspectives on oceanic microbial communities, these new studies are now poised to reveal the fundamental principles that drive microbial ecological and evolutionary processes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Different SAR86 subgroups harbour divergent proteorhodopsins
    Gazalah Sabehi
    Department of Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Environ Microbiol 6:903-10. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint Microbiology: reconstructing the wild types
    Edward F DeLong
    Nature 428:25-6. 2004
  22. pmc Proteorhodopsin genes are distributed among divergent marine bacterial taxa
    José R de la Torre
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:12830-5. 2003
    ..Our analyses also demonstrate the utility of cultivation-independent comparative genomic approaches for assessing gene content and distribution in naturally occurring microbes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Molecular diversity among marine picophytoplankton as revealed by psbA analyses
    Gil Zeidner
    Department of Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Environ Microbiol 5:212-6. 2003
    ..Furthermore, using environmental bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) libraries, we were able to correlate psbA genes with small subunit rRNAs and, therefore, to confirm their phylogenetic affiliation...
  24. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of archaeal genotypic variants in a single population and in two different oceanic provinces
    Oded Beja
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:335-45. 2002
    ..Our results also demonstrate that genomic approaches can provide high-resolution information relevant to microbial population genetics, ecology, and evolution, even for microbes that have not yet been cultivated...
  25. doi request reprint Genomic patterns of recombination, clonal divergence and environment in marine microbial populations
    Konstantinos T Konstantinidis
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
    ISME J 2:1052-65. 2008
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Research Grants1

  1. Conference--The Global Genome: Microbes
    EDWARD DELONG; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The colloquium will be convened to develop the intellectual material that will comprise an analytical and comprehensive report. ..