Mya Breitbart

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Affiliation: University of South Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Marine viruses: truth or dare
    Mya Breitbart
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Ann Rev Mar Sci 4:425-48. 2012
  2. pmc A bioinformatic analysis of ribonucleotide reductase genes in phage genomes and metagenomes
    Bhakti Dwivedi
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St, Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 13:33. 2013
  3. pmc Using pyrosequencing to shed light on deep mine microbial ecology
    Robert A Edwards
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, USA
    BMC Genomics 7:57. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Viral diversity and dynamics in an infant gut
    Mya Breitbart
    College of Marine Sciences, University of South Florida, 140 Seventh Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Res Microbiol 159:367-73. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Metagenomic and stable isotopic analyses of modern freshwater microbialites in Cuatro Ciénegas, Mexico
    Mya Breitbart
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Environ Microbiol 11:16-34. 2009
  6. pmc Spatially resolved genomic, stable isotopic, and lipid analyses of a modern freshwater microbialite from Cuatro Ciénegas, Mexico
    Anthony Nitti
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Florida 33701, USA
    Astrobiology 12:685-98. 2012
  7. pmc PhiSiGns: an online tool to identify signature genes in phages and design PCR primers for examining phage diversity
    Bhakti Dwivedi
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St, Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 13:37. 2012
  8. pmc Broad surveys of DNA viral diversity obtained through viral metagenomics of mosquitoes
    Terry Fei Fan Ng
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20579. 2011
  9. pmc Pepper mild mottle virus as an indicator of fecal pollution
    Karyna Rosario
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:7261-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Diverse circular ssDNA viruses discovered in dragonflies (Odonata: Epiprocta)
    Karyna Rosario
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    J Gen Virol 93:2668-81. 2012

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Marine viruses: truth or dare
    Mya Breitbart
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Ann Rev Mar Sci 4:425-48. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc A bioinformatic analysis of ribonucleotide reductase genes in phage genomes and metagenomes
    Bhakti Dwivedi
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St, Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 13:33. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Using pyrosequencing to shed light on deep mine microbial ecology
    Robert A Edwards
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, USA
    BMC Genomics 7:57. 2006
    ..These sites were adjacent to each other, but differed significantly in chemistry and hydrogeology...
  4. doi request reprint Viral diversity and dynamics in an infant gut
    Mya Breitbart
    College of Marine Sciences, University of South Florida, 140 Seventh Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Res Microbiol 159:367-73. 2008
    ..Certain sequences were stable in the infant's gut over the first 3 months of life, but microarray experiments demonstrated that the overall viral community composition changed dramatically between 1 and 2 weeks of age...
  5. doi request reprint Metagenomic and stable isotopic analyses of modern freshwater microbialites in Cuatro Ciénegas, Mexico
    Mya Breitbart
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Environ Microbiol 11:16-34. 2009
    ..The genomic and stable isotopic data presented here significantly enhance our evolving knowledge of contemporary biomineralization processes, and are directly applicable to studies of ancient microbialites...
  6. pmc Spatially resolved genomic, stable isotopic, and lipid analyses of a modern freshwater microbialite from Cuatro Ciénegas, Mexico
    Anthony Nitti
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Florida 33701, USA
    Astrobiology 12:685-98. 2012
    ..These findings are critical for understanding the formation of modern microbialites and have implications for the interpretation of ancient microbialite records...
  7. pmc PhiSiGns: an online tool to identify signature genes in phages and design PCR primers for examining phage diversity
    Bhakti Dwivedi
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St, Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 13:37. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Broad surveys of DNA viral diversity obtained through viral metagenomics of mosquitoes
    Terry Fei Fan Ng
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20579. 2011
    ..Through sampling insect vectors, VEM enables broad survey of viral diversity and has significantly increased our knowledge of the DNA viruses present in mosquitoes...
  9. pmc Pepper mild mottle virus as an indicator of fecal pollution
    Karyna Rosario
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:7261-7. 2009
    ..Together, these data demonstrate that PMMoV is a promising new indicator of fecal pollution in coastal environments...
  10. doi request reprint Diverse circular ssDNA viruses discovered in dragonflies (Odonata: Epiprocta)
    Karyna Rosario
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    J Gen Virol 93:2668-81. 2012
    ..The novelty of CRESS-DNA viruses identified in dragonflies using simple molecular techniques indicates that there is an unprecedented diversity of ssDNA viruses among insect populations...
  11. pmc Development of phoH as a novel signature gene for assessing marine phage diversity
    Dawn B Goldsmith
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:7730-9. 2011
    ..Each depth and geographic location had a distinct phoH composition, although most phoH clusters were recovered from multiple sites. Overall, phoH is an effective signature gene for examining phage diversity in the marine environment...
  12. doi request reprint Discovery of a novel mastrevirus and alphasatellite-like circular DNA in dragonflies (Epiprocta) from Puerto Rico
    Karyna Rosario
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Virus Res 171:231-7. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint Novel cyclovirus discovered in the Florida woods cockroach Eurycotis floridana (Walker)
    Marco Padilla-Rodriguez
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, 140 7th Avenue South, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Arch Virol 158:1389-92. 2013
    ..This finding supports recent reports suggesting that Circoviridae members, traditionally thought to only infect vertebrates, are present within insect populations...
  14. doi request reprint Metagenomic identification of a novel anellovirus in Pacific harbor seal (Phoca vitulina richardsii) lung samples and its detection in samples from multiple years
    Terry Fei Fan Ng
    University of South Florida College of Marine Science, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    J Gen Virol 92:1318-23. 2011
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  15. pmc Molecular and microscopic evidence of viruses in marine copepods
    Darren S Dunlap
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:1375-80. 2013
    ..Taken together, these results provide strong independent lines of evidence for active viral infection in dominant copepod species, indicating that viruses may significantly influence mesozooplankton ecology...
  16. doi request reprint Diverse circovirus-like genome architectures revealed by environmental metagenomics
    Karyna Rosario
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    J Gen Virol 90:2418-24. 2009
    ..Investigating the complex community of ssDNA viruses in the environment can lead to the discovery of divergent species and help elucidate evolutionary links between ssDNA viruses...
  17. pmc Exploring the diversity of plant DNA viruses and their satellites using vector-enabled metagenomics on whiteflies
    Terry Fei Fan Ng
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19050. 2011
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  18. ncbi request reprint A field guide to eukaryotic circular single-stranded DNA viruses: insights gained from metagenomics
    Karyna Rosario
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Arch Virol 157:1851-71. 2012
    ..Metagenomic discovery of ssDNA viruses has created both a challenge to current taxonomic classification schemes and an opportunity to revisit hypotheses regarding the evolutionary history of these viruses...
  19. pmc Metagenomic analysis of lysogeny in Tampa Bay: implications for prophage gene expression
    Lauren McDaniel
    University of South Florida, College of Marine Science, St Petersburg, Florida, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3263. 2008
    ..These results underscore the value of metagenomic data in discovering signature genes that play important roles in the environment through their expression, as demonstrated by integrases in lysogeny...
  20. doi request reprint Metagenomic analysis of viruses in reclaimed water
    Karyna Rosario
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Environ Microbiol 11:2806-20. 2009
    ..Future studies will need to investigate the infectivity and host range of these viruses to evaluate the impacts of reclaimed water use on human and ecosystem health...
  21. pmc Diversity and distribution of single-stranded DNA phages in the North Atlantic Ocean
    Kimberly P Tucker
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, 140 Seventh Avenue South, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    ISME J 5:822-30. 2011
    ..Future work needs to elucidate the host ranges for oceanic ssDNA phages and determine their ecological roles in the marine ecosystem...
  22. pmc Discovery of a novel single-stranded DNA virus from a sea turtle fibropapilloma by using viral metagenomics
    Terry Fei Fan Ng
    University of South Florida, College of Marine Science, 140 7th Avenue South, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    J Virol 83:2500-9. 2009
    ..This study demonstrates the potential of viral metagenomics for discovering novel viruses directly from animal tissue, which can enhance our understanding of viral evolution and diversity...
  23. doi request reprint Dragonfly cyclovirus, a novel single-stranded DNA virus discovered in dragonflies (Odonata: Anisoptera)
    Karyna Rosario
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    J Gen Virol 92:1302-8. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of a circular ssDNA virus identified in insects, and the data may help elucidate evolutionary links among novel Circoviridae recently identified in animals and environmental samples...
  24. doi request reprint Bacterial communities associated with the ctenophores Mnemiopsis leidyi and Beroe ovata
    Camille Daniels
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 82:90-101. 2012
    ..Future work needs to elucidate the functional roles and mode of acquisition of these bacteria...
  25. doi request reprint Exploring the viral world through metagenomics
    Karyna Rosario
    University of South Florida, College of Marine Science, 140 7th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Curr Opin Virol 1:289-97. 2011
    ..The intrinsic potential for virus discovery through viral metagenomics can help advance a wide array of disciplines including evolutionary biology, pathogen surveillance, and biotechnology...
  26. doi request reprint Novel anellovirus discovered from a mortality event of captive California sea lions
    Terry Fei Fan Ng
    University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, FL, USA
    J Gen Virol 90:1256-61. 2009
    ..The higher prevalence of ZcAV and presence of the double-stranded replicative form in the lungs of sea lions from the mortality event suggest that ZcAV was associated with the death of these animals...
  27. doi request reprint Metagenomic identification of a nodavirus and a circular ssDNA virus in semi-purified viral nucleic acids from the hepatopancreas of healthy Farfantepenaeus duorarum shrimp
    Terry Fei Ng
    University of South Florida, College of Marine Science, St Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 105:237-42. 2013
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  28. pmc Eukaryotic viruses in wastewater samples from the United States
    Erin M Symonds
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1402-9. 2009
    ..This baseline understanding of viruses in raw sewage will enable educated decisions to be made regarding the use of different viruses in water quality assessments...
  29. pmc Metagenomic analyses of an uncultured viral community from human feces
    Mya Breitbart
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    J Bacteriol 185:6220-3. 2003
    ..Most of the sequences were unrelated to anything previously reported. The recognizable viruses were mostly siphophages, and the community contained an estimated 1,200 viral genotypes...
  30. pmc Diversity and population structure of a near-shore marine-sediment viral community
    Mya Breitbart
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4614, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:565-74. 2004
    ..Based on these observations we propose that marine-sediment viral communities are one of the largest unexplored reservoirs of sequence space on the planet...
  31. ncbi request reprint Global distribution of nearly identical phage-encoded DNA sequences
    Mya Breitbart
    Department of Biology, LS301, Center for Microbial Sciences, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, LS301, San Diego, CA 92182 4614, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 236:249-56. 2004
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  32. pmc PHACCS, an online tool for estimating the structure and diversity of uncultured viral communities using metagenomic information
    Florent Angly
    Ecole Superieure de Biotechnologie de Strasbourg, Boulevard Sebastien Brandt, 67413 Illkirch, France
    BMC Bioinformatics 6:41. 2005
    ..PHACCS uses the contig spectrum from shotgun DNA sequence assemblies to mathematically model the structure of viral communities and make predictions about diversity...
  33. ncbi request reprint Here a virus, there a virus, everywhere the same virus?
    Mya Breitbart
    Biology Department, LS301, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182 USA
    Trends Microbiol 13:278-84. 2005
    ..Together, these findings suggest that viral diversity could be high on a local scale but relatively limited globally. Also, by moving between environments, viruses can facilitate horizontal gene transfer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Method for discovering novel DNA viruses in blood using viral particle selection and shotgun sequencing
    Mya Breitbart
    San Diego State University, CA 19282 4614, USA
    Biotechniques 39:729-36. 2005
    ..PCR primers designed to amplify these novel anellovirus sequences were then used to verify the presence of these viruses in the general donor population...
  35. pmc RNA viral community in human feces: prevalence of plant pathogenic viruses
    Tao Zhang
    Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore
    PLoS Biol 4:e3. 2006
    ..Intriguingly, the fecal PMMV was infectious to host plants, suggesting that humans might act as a vehicle for the dissemination of certain plant viruses...
  36. pmc The marine viromes of four oceanic regions
    Florent E Angly
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e368. 2006
    ..These results support the idea that viruses are widely dispersed and that local environmental conditions enrich for certain viral types through selective pressure...
  37. doi request reprint Biodiversity and biogeography of phages in modern stromatolites and thrombolites
    Christelle Desnues
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Nature 452:340-3. 2008
    ..Taken together, these results prove that viruses in modern microbialites display biogeographical variability and suggest that they may be derived from an ancient community...
  38. pmc Genomic analysis of uncultured marine viral communities
    Mya Breitbart
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4614, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:14250-5. 2002
    ..Overall, diversity of the viral communities was extremely high. The results also showed that it would be possible to sequence the entire genome of an uncultured marine viral community...