James G Elkins

Summary

Affiliation: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Metabolic engineering of Caldicellulosiruptor bescii yields increased hydrogen production from lignocellulosic biomass
    Minseok Cha
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Biotechnol Biofuels 6:85. 2013
  2. pmc A genomic analysis of the archaeal system Ignicoccus hospitalis-Nanoarchaeum equitans
    Mircea Podar
    Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1 Bethel Valley Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R158. 2008
  3. pmc Orthologs of the small RPB8 subunit of the eukaryotic RNA polymerases are conserved in hyperthermophilic Crenarchaeota and "Korarchaeota"
    Eugene V Koonin
    National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    Biol Direct 2:38. 2007
  4. pmc The complete genome sequence of Staphylothermus marinus reveals differences in sulfur metabolism among heterotrophic Crenarchaeota
    Iain J Anderson
    Genome Biology Program, Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:145. 2009
  5. pmc Complete genome sequence of the cellulolytic thermophile Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis OB47T
    James G Elkins
    BioEnergy Science Center, Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    J Bacteriol 192:6099-100. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Thermodesulfobacterium geofontis sp. nov., a hyperthermophilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from Obsidian Pool, Yellowstone National Park
    Scott D Hamilton-Brehm
    Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, BioEnergy Science Center, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Extremophiles 17:251-63. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Anaerobic high-throughput cultivation method for isolation of thermophiles using biomass-derived substrates
    Scott D Hamilton-Brehm
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, BioEnergy Science Center, Oak Ridge, TN, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 908:153-68. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Mathematical modeling of hydrolysate diffusion and utilization in cellulolytic biofilms of the extreme thermophile Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis
    Zhi Wu Wang
    BioEnergy Science Center, Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Bioresour Technol 102:3155-62. 2011
  9. pmc fSpatial and temporal dynamics of cellulose degradation and biofilm formation by Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis and Clostridium thermocellum
    Zhi Wu Wang
    BioEnergy Science Center, Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    AMB Express 1:30. 2011
  10. pmc Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis sp. nov., an anaerobic, extremely thermophilic, cellulolytic bacterium isolated from Obsidian Pool, Yellowstone National Park
    Scott D Hamilton-Brehm
    Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, P O Box 2008 MS6038, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1014-20. 2010

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Publications11

  1. pmc Metabolic engineering of Caldicellulosiruptor bescii yields increased hydrogen production from lignocellulosic biomass
    Minseok Cha
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Biotechnol Biofuels 6:85. 2013
    ..Here, we report the first targeted gene deletion, the gene encoding lactate dehydrogenase (ldh), for metabolic engineering of a member of this genus...
  2. pmc A genomic analysis of the archaeal system Ignicoccus hospitalis-Nanoarchaeum equitans
    Mircea Podar
    Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1 Bethel Valley Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R158. 2008
    ..Little is known about the mechanisms that enable this relationship...
  3. pmc Orthologs of the small RPB8 subunit of the eukaryotic RNA polymerases are conserved in hyperthermophilic Crenarchaeota and "Korarchaeota"
    Eugene V Koonin
    National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    Biol Direct 2:38. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that all 12 core subunits of eukaryotic RNAPs were already present in the last common ancestor of the extant archaea...
  4. pmc The complete genome sequence of Staphylothermus marinus reveals differences in sulfur metabolism among heterotrophic Crenarchaeota
    Iain J Anderson
    Genome Biology Program, Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:145. 2009
    ..It is the third heterotrophic, obligate sulfur reducing crenarchaeote to be sequenced and provides an opportunity for comparative analysis of the three genomes...
  5. pmc Complete genome sequence of the cellulolytic thermophile Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis OB47T
    James G Elkins
    BioEnergy Science Center, Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    J Bacteriol 192:6099-100. 2010
    ..The complete genome sequence reveals a diverse set of carbohydrate-active enzymes and provides further insight into lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysis at high temperatures...
  6. doi request reprint Thermodesulfobacterium geofontis sp. nov., a hyperthermophilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from Obsidian Pool, Yellowstone National Park
    Scott D Hamilton-Brehm
    Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, BioEnergy Science Center, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Extremophiles 17:251-63. 2013
    ..On the basis of phylogenetic, phenotypic, and structural analyses, Thermodesulfobacterium geofontis sp. nov. is proposed as a new species with OPF15(T) representing the type strain...
  7. doi request reprint Anaerobic high-throughput cultivation method for isolation of thermophiles using biomass-derived substrates
    Scott D Hamilton-Brehm
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, BioEnergy Science Center, Oak Ridge, TN, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 908:153-68. 2012
    ..Substrates for enrichment cultures including crystalline cellulose (Avicel), xylan (from Birchwood), pretreated switchgrass and Populus were used to cultivate organisms that may be of interest to lignocellulosic biofuel production...
  8. doi request reprint Mathematical modeling of hydrolysate diffusion and utilization in cellulolytic biofilms of the extreme thermophile Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis
    Zhi Wu Wang
    BioEnergy Science Center, Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Bioresour Technol 102:3155-62. 2011
    ..The factors determining the rate-limiting step of cellulolytic biofilm growth are also analyzed and discussed...
  9. pmc fSpatial and temporal dynamics of cellulose degradation and biofilm formation by Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis and Clostridium thermocellum
    Zhi Wu Wang
    BioEnergy Science Center, Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    AMB Express 1:30. 2011
    ..This study presents a model, based on direct observation, correlating cellulolytic biofilm formation with cellulose degradation...
  10. pmc Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis sp. nov., an anaerobic, extremely thermophilic, cellulolytic bacterium isolated from Obsidian Pool, Yellowstone National Park
    Scott D Hamilton-Brehm
    Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, P O Box 2008 MS6038, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1014-20. 2010
    ..Based on its phylogenetic and phenotypic properties, the isolate is proposed to be designated Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis sp. nov. and OB47 is the type strain (ATCC BAA-2073)...
  11. doi request reprint Engineered microbial systems for enhanced conversion of lignocellulosic biomass
    James G Elkins
    BioEnergy Science Center, Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 21:657-62. 2010
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